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See here is the thing, the average joe has no motivation or incentive to up his knowledge level about phones. They don't need the additional technology. They don't need external storage cards. They need something that is immediately easy for them and something that continues to provide the same consistent experience again and again.
Sucks to be in the minority, then.
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There are 4 things different here that you all failed to see.

1) Release date is different form previews iPhones which could have a impact.
2) The wait was much longer then typical 1 year iPhone launches.
3) iPhone released in 5 Countries June 24th, 4S is releasing in 7 Countries hence more per-orders for 14th.
4) Also iPhone 4 was available to other countries (International) after at least 30 days from initial launch, 4S is only 2 weeks after.

Add this up together and you will see its not that impressive.
At the same time Android sell all year round, iPhone sell mostly around launch times and 2-3 after until those that one get it and then its slows down waiting for the next one.
Edited by ZealotKi11er - 10/10/11 at 9:05am
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You realize that the iphone 4 (15mos after launch) was still the top selling single phone from ANY manufacturer?

And the 3gs was the 2nd top selling phone from any single manufacturer from the latest data available?

So that kills your 1,2,3,4.

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There are 4 things different here that you all failed to see.

1) Release date is different form previews iPhones which could have a impact.
2) The wait was much longer then typical 1 year iPhone launches.
3) iPhone released in 5 Countries June 24th, 4S is releasing in 7 Countries hence more per-orders for 4th.
4) Also iPhone 4 was available to other countries (International) aft at least 30 days from initial launch, 4S is only 2 weeks after.

Add this up together and you will see its not that impressive.
At the same time Android sell all year round, iPhone sell mostly around launch times and 2-3 after until those that one get it and then its slows down waiting for the next one.
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Sucks to be in the minority, then.
It always does. Most of the time on this board I feel like me and like 20 other people are living in an intelligent world and everyone else seems to fall into:

- Android fanboy
- Nvidia fanboy
- AMD fanboy
- Intel fanboy
- BF3 fanboy
- Apple haters

I have yet to see any threads involving those topics that do not break down into utter stupidity by the third page.
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You realize that the iphone 4 (15mos after launch) was still the top selling single phone from ANY manufacturer?

And the 3gs was the 2nd top selling phone from any single manufacturer from the latest data available?

So that kills your 1,2,3,4.
Are you high BRO? I am comparing iPhone 4 to 4S and nothing else.
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post #46 of 64
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There are 4 things different here that you all failed to see.

1) Release date is different form previews iPhones which could have a impact.
2) The wait was much longer then typical 1 year iPhone launches.
3) iPhone released in 5 Countries June 24th, 4S is releasing in 7 Countries hence more per-orders for 14th.
4) Also iPhone 4 was available to other countries (International) after at least 30 days from initial launch, 4S is only 2 weeks after.

Add this up together and you will see its not that impressive.
At the same time Android sell all year round, iPhone sell mostly around launch times and 2-3 after until those that one get it and then its slows down waiting for the next one.
It's only been about three months longer than normal and AT&T sold 200,000 in 12 hours which is more than they've ever sold in such a short space of time. So, additional countries don't matter in that respect.
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It always does. Most of the time on this board I feel like me and like 20 other people are living in an intelligent world and everyone else seems to fall into:

- Android fanboy
- Nvidia fanboy
- AMD fanboy
- Intel fanboy
- BF3 fanboy
- Apple haters

I have yet to see any threads involving those topics that do not break down into utter stupidity by the third page.
The issue is apple is such a polarizing figure in technology. With a forum this size you are never going to get a decent conversation without some fanboys on either side coming in. It's also rather disingenuous to not include apple fanboy's in your list as there are plenty who won't listen to reason and are just as bad as the other groups you listed.
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The issue is apple is such a polarizing figure in technology. With a forum this size you are never going to get a decent conversation without some fanboys on either side coming in. It's also rather disingenuous to not include apple fanboy's in your list as there are plenty who won't listen to reason and are just as bad as the other groups you listed.
Most the "Apple fanboys" I have met are very tolerant of Android and Windows. Maybe I am just lucky and have not met the zealots on this forum yet. I do see Apple haters left and right.
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It's only been about three months longer than normal and AT&T sold 200,000 in 12 hours which is more than they've ever sold in such a short space of time. So, additional countries don't matter in that respect.
All my points add a bit of weight. Before it did not release in Canada at launch now it does. We all no Canadians are same as Americans so thats a good addition. AT&T basically represents US so 200,000 is very normal coming from 1 million units sold.
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