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Why are so many people against people wanting to buy the fastest (hardware) phone on the market? I understand it isn't #1 in every single category (and neither is any other phone, so lame argument) but it is at the top in more categories than only perhaps one or two other phones.

It also includes features not found on other phones such as Siri and the very well integrated cloud. It's sad that so many people are trying to use arguments that perhaps fit with previous models but not this one. It is still one of the best built and fastest phones available.
I also don't understand this either. I'm completely against buying MacBooks but I can see why people like IPhones. I understand why people with a 4G would skip the 4GS but for people with a 2G or 3G, this would be a good upgrade. Who knows when the IPhone 5 will arrive?!

Apple's app market is the best. The battery life of the IPhone is amazing. The camera is relatively good compared to most phones. The IOS is very easy to use. Also from what I heard, Apple treats their customers well.

I would personally get an Android phone in the future but that's only because I like tweaking. But I can definitely see what people would pay extra for an IPhone.
    
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I also don't understand this either. I'm completely against buying MacBooks but I can see why people like IPhones. I understand why people with a 4G would skip the 4GS but for people with a 2G or 3G, this would be a good upgrade. Who knows when the IPhone 5 will arrive?!
No no no no no...Iphones do not have 4G. It's the Iphone4...not 4G
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I also don't understand this either. I'm completely against buying MacBooks but I can see why people like IPhones. I understand why people with a 4G would skip the 4GS but for people with a 2G or 3G, this would be a good upgrade. Who knows when the IPhone 5 will arrive?!

Apple's app market is the best. The battery life of the IPhone is amazing. The camera is relatively good compared to most phones. The IOS is very easy to use. Also from what I heard, Apple treats their customers well.

I would personally get an Android phone in the future but that's only because I like tweaking. But I can definitely see what people would pay extra for an IPhone.
I would not say battery life is amazing, its almost rubbish, from the time I wake up to the time i go to sleep my phones has around 3-5% battery left. Theres a few time it died on me. Some days I'll see 30-50%, but thats rare. I am a heavy user, email, browsing, music/news. I hardly call that amazing.
    
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I would not say battery life is amazing, its almost rubbish, from the time I wake up to the time i go to sleep my phones has around 3-5% battery left. Theres a few time it died on me. Some days I'll see 30-50%, but thats rare. I am a heavy user, email, browsing, music/news. I hardly call that amazing.
Are there Android phones that last all day with heavy use? Serious question, I'd love to have a phone that'll last all day.
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I would not say battery life is amazing, its almost rubbish, from the time I wake up to the time i go to sleep my phones has around 3-5% battery left. Theres a few time it died on me. Some days I'll see 30-50%, but thats rare. I am a heavy user, email, browsing, music/news. I hardly call that amazing.
How much battery would you have left if you were using a different phone? I feel like your battery would die much sooner with most other phones.
    
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How much battery would you have left if you were using a different phone? I feel like your battery would die much sooner with most other phones.
Well, i did have an xperia x10 a long time ago for a month, and I was getting the same amount. The only phone that I had that lasted me more then a day was my old BB9000 and my good old Nokia N95
    
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I would not say battery life is amazing, its almost rubbish, from the time I wake up to the time i go to sleep my phones has around 3-5% battery left. Theres a few time it died on me. Some days I'll see 30-50%, but thats rare. I am a heavy user, email, browsing, music/news. I hardly call that amazing.
Might want to try a restore or recalibrate the battery when you can a chance. I do all that stuff on a normal day and have plenty left by the end of the day.
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post #108 of 119
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I would not say battery life is amazing, its almost rubbish, from the time I wake up to the time i go to sleep my phones has around 3-5% battery left. Theres a few time it died on me. Some days I'll see 30-50%, but thats rare. I am a heavy user, email, browsing, music/news. I hardly call that amazing.
Many I know with an iPhone complain of battery life, and it's more or less "tough luck" for them. Many I know with Androids complain of battery life, then I set them up with SetCPU and the simplest profile: Underclock to 312MHz when screen is off. Nearly doubles their battery life instantly.
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Well, i did have an xperia x10 a long time ago for a month, and I was getting the same amount. The only phone that I had that lasted me more then a day was my old BB9000 and my good old Nokia N95
Correct me if I'm wrong but the IPhone has a larger and better quality screen than both the BB9000 and Nokia N95.

I'm wondering if your push notifications for your messages,mail, apps, etc are causing you to use more power than you should. If your phone is jailbroken, then the battery life would also drop.
    
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WOW. I was incredibly wrong.

I didn't see any reason to buy the 4S... I always just recommend people wait for the 5. People must be seeing things I'm missing.
Not for people who have 3gs. you get nearly 50 percent peformance increase by upgrading to that from 3gs. Which I plan on doing in a couple months.
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