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I have nothing against Apple and i love iPhones as i have a 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4 with me right now. Its very low that a Phone like 4S could break this record is beyond me. Not sure what people that dont understand technology look when they get a phone.
My guess is that when the iPhone 4 came out there were a lot of 3GS users that wanted it but weren't eligible at the time. Over the last year they've been wanting the iPhone 4, knowing it was a good phone, and when they heard a "5" was coming out near their upgrade eligibility they waited for it. I'd be willing to bet that almost half of the iPhone 4S purchases were from 3GS people upgrading.

So if you think about it, it doesn't really matter that the 4S isn't a huge leap from the 4, people were ready to upgrade to whatever came out near the end of their upgrade.
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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.
Nope, just uninformed people buying apple because it is apple.
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Nope, just uninformed people buying apple because it is apple.
Because people can't buy things that they like? Posts like these are just simply so incredibly, mind boggling stupid. Just because someone likes Apple products, you automatically assumed they are uninformed? It has been brought up again and again that many people are simply upgrading from their 3GS now that their contract is finally eligible for upgrade. By offering it on Sprint, they are also raking in NEW customers who have always wanted an iPhone but it was not available to their carrier. There are lots of very legitimate reasons for people buying the iPhone 4S. Just because you are too short sighted to consider other people's perspective does not make them uninformed. It simply makes you blatantly bias, but we all knew that.
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I had a choice when upgrading, 4S or the Bionic. Sorry, but experiencing the speed of LTE, I simply cannot endorse the Iphone. It may be fine for many people though.
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I think people forget how many humans are in the world


4 000 000 / 7 000 000 000 = 0.000571428571

It's a lot of phones, but not even close to a significant portion of the population (even if you halved the population to 3.5 billion)
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Dont forget Apple has gone to Sprint. The iPhone 4S 16GB has been sold out on Sprint. My wife is one of the 4 million, She went from a Palm Pixi on Sprint to an iPhone 4S.
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Wow.

There are a lot of sheep in the world, huh?

I kid, I kid.
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I would be very curious on the phone these 4 million people where suing before. Also how many carriers where added this time around? I know AT&T was the first then they added Verizon with iP4 and now did they add Sprint?
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I'd say most of those people that are eligible to upgrade from the iphone 3gs to 4s is mainly because of the apps they purchased. If I had spent a whole lot of money on apps on the android market there wouldn't be any reason for me to hop over to the iphone and vise versa.
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post #30 of 119
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I had a choice when upgrading, 4S or the Bionic. Sorry, but experiencing the speed of LTE, I simply cannot endorse the Iphone. It may be fine for many people though.
Shame about the camera quality and speed tho.
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