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I'm curious, what were people expecting with the iPhone 5 that the 4S didn't deliver, besides a new shell and maybe a 3.7" display? It's got an improved camera, dual core processor, probably the fastest phone GPU out there, still one of the best displays, not to mention the same radio tech that other people are calling 4G, etc. I'm just curious, there is all this disappointment, why?

And no, I'm not a fanboy, I'm a happy android user who tries to not be a fanboy of anything.
    
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iPhone is a fashion statement. How the hell will i show off my 4S to people if i cant tell the difference from outside? Yes people wanted lager screen and maybe a new design. So much for that German site being 98% accurate.
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I don't understand it either. All my friends were raving about all the different, often rediculous iPhone 5 leaks and all I could say was "just wait and see what it is before you get excited."

Nobody listened, and is wildly disappointed by what is a high-powered, beautiful and very upgraded phone with more software backing than any other platform. I'm excited to get in on the pre-order Friday.

I've never viewed tech as a fashion statement, and I've never been somebody who wants to be judged for having "the latest and greatest" I still rock my iPhone 3G because it works and I've been holding out for a dual-core phone. Looking at the field now, I'm going iPhone again for having more of what I want, in an aesthetically pleasing package, at a non-huge screen size.
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I'm a andriod user that likes both parties. And now that sprint has the iPhone, i will be selling my evo. For the iPhone.

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when will Telstra get them?
    
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
iPhone is a fashion statement. How the hell will i show off my 4S to people if i cant tell the difference from outside? Yes people wanted lager screen and maybe a new design. So much for that German site being 98% accurate.
Who ever said that is an idiot. They said them selves that they were getting fan made information and "leaked" designs.

There are only 2 reasons I would buy an iPhone.

1. Looks
2. Apps

What is the point on getting an iPhone 4s if it looks the same as a 4?
    
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The only disappointment I have is the screen size should have been at least 4" and if it seriously wanted to be a competitor, a cpu better than Galaxy S2.
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If it looked different, had a 4" screen with the same ips panel and res, had an insane chip in it and fired shurikens and lightning I might have bought it, but alas.
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Quote:
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iPhone is a fashion statement. How the hell will i show off my 4S to people if i cant tell the difference from outside? Yes people wanted lager screen and maybe a new design. So much for that German site being 98% accurate.
I have an iphone4 because my employer demands that they have access to me 24/7. It's a leash, not a fashion statement. Carrying around a rotary dial phone with a satellite pack would be a fashion statement.
    
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I want bigger screen and lte, then jedi is happy.
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