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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

I can see the pixels from my 4 about 2 inches away...

You must have abnormal eyes. The general minimum focus distance for the human eye is around 3 inches, and that's with someone very young.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accommodation_(eye)

You're a Brit, why are you using inches anyways? tongue.gif
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You must have abnormal eyes. The general minimum focus distance for the human eye is around 4 inches, or so I've heard.
You're a Brit, why are you using inches anyways? tongue.gif

He might be nearsighted like me. tongue.gif
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The iPhone PPI is higher than the Galaxy Nexus, S3 and HOX (as well as EVO).
Those are the current Android flagship phones.

And that makes the iphone 5 the best thing out right?

I never been more disappointed in my life with electronics.
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Sorry, had to post this.

Jimmy Kimmel - iPhone5
    
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Originally Posted by richuwo11 View Post

Sorry, had to post this.
Jimmy Kimmel - iPhone5

It's been posted a couple times in this thread already.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Nocturin View Post

He might be nearsighted like me. tongue.gif

I'm very nearsighted too and can't focus on my 4S's screen if it's closer than 5 inches away from my eyes, even then I can't see any pixels.
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 9/13/12 at 10:50am
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It's been posted a couple times in this thread already.

What?

You want the fanoids to read?

lachen.gif

thats funny.

too much hate to read

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wheee.gif

i have a much better youtube vid that I could paste... lemme go find it biggrin.gif.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

I can see the pixels from my 4 about 2 inches away...

WTH, are you trying to push the buttons with your nose?

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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

lachen.gif

All we need is an andriod kicking an apple off the top similar to "this is sparta" style and it would be perfection lachen.gif
No, reading small text. Really small text.

I can make that!

*once I finish the HW i'm meant to be doing
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

I can see the pixels from my 4 about 2 inches away...

You must have abnormal eyes. The general minimum focus distance for the human eye is around 3 inches, and that's with someone very young.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accommodation_(eye)

You're a Brit, why are you using inches anyways? tongue.gif
Wanted to make it readable for you americans tongue.gif
Also ⇓.
Quote:
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

You must have abnormal eyes. The general minimum focus distance for the human eye is around 4 inches, or so I've heard.
You're a Brit, why are you using inches anyways? tongue.gif

He might be nearsighted like me. tongue.gif
Yes, that's right.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KenjiS View Post

Apples biggest thing has been pushing Retina displays (high pixel densities and such) onto more devices... IE the new iPad and the Retinabook
This phone however doesnt even have that..

What are you talking about? The iPhone has been retina since iPhone 4. The pixel density is 326ppi, which is higher than all other flagship phones.

Uh... no. Sony + lumia 920.
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Hardware in it is 1-2 years old ✓
Overpriced Product ✓
Milked product ✓
People will still upgrade to it ✓
Apple will continue this vicious cycle and force me to make a gmod video about it. ✓
crying tears ✓

I am no Apple supporter in any sense of the word but I don't think you know the definition of a milked product. Apple releases one phone a year, Galaxy Note to Note 2 is what a couple of months? Galaxy 2 to 3 in what 8 months?
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Oh shut up Android markets are way worse at this than ANY other. Apple has released all but 6 iPhones whereas there have been around 300 Android copy + pastes over the past few years. OMGOMG I am upgrading my Samsung identical S2 to my Samsung identical S3 with .03 INCHES WIDER!!!!
The problem is Apple is doing what Android does - release a marginally better phone and call it a revolution. Apple has been releasing ground breaking products the past 5 years and this iPhone 5 is just absolute garbage. Its really just a place holder between their tick-tock; basically an iPhone 4SS. Look at the difference between the 3G -> 4.
I am saddened. Apple is going down the Android road. Now all consumers are screwed because Android cant copy and paste anything innovative onto their phones. Stalemate for consumers.

the only thing breaking is the phone.. Thing will prob fall apart with a gentle breeze and call it user error.

Also, just because someone releases a Newer product, does not mean you should get it lol

All Apple has ever done was steal from others, and no matter what I will down upon Apple with disgust, and honestly, I dont care if everyone rips them off afterwards, just Point fingers and say, "He Started it" worked well as a kid lol
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And no matter how well it sells and the even if the general public loves it anyway, the Android fanboys will continue to hate it.
Bottom line: OCN members, by and large, seem to know next to nothing about how business works. You don't simply make the most money by making phones with the fastest CPU, GPU, or most pixels on the screen. Apple has done that in the past, but those things aren't what got them where they are today, it takes much more than just hardware. A few years ago about 80% of my friends owned Android phones. Today, every single one owns an iPhone. The iPhone isn't just about hardware, it's about hardware melded with an OS that does what you need it to do, and makes it easy for the consumer. The Android OS is getting better though, which is good. Apple has also done very well at not fragmenting their market too much, so there are a lot more apps in their market, and iOS apps are 3x as profitable as the same ones sold for Android. The Android market is horribly fragmented by the large amount of hardware variation.
It's obvious that Apple is doing something right with their hardware releases, and they know something the Android fanboys on here don't. They didn't end up the most profitable corporation in history by accident.
My personal opinion: I think Android phones are just fine, but there's nothing compelling to get me to leave my iPhone behind and all of my apps.

You don't have to be an Android fanboy to hate Apple or their products.

Infact, the only reason I even use Android phones is because its basically the only alternative to Apples offering.

I agree. My post was mostly aimed at the Android fanboys though. I guess what I was trying to get across is that just because you like Android phones, doesn't make the iPhone bad. They can both be great phones and have their up and downsides. Just as there are iPhone fanboys that have a blind hatred of Android phones.

I have no problem with someone disliking the iPhone, that's their prorogative, but when they say stuff that makes it sound like Apple is stupid for doing A or B, or that they're just doing it wrong, those people don't have any clue what they're talking about. Based on the past 5 years, how well iOS and iPhones are doing, and Apple's finances, it should be blatantly obvious to anybody that Apple knows exactly what they're doing, and likely know better than anybody else out there.

I hear all kinds of stuff on this thread about Apple playing "catch up" and how they need to have better this or that, or a bigger screen, etc. Apple isn't trying to make the iPhone to be just like an Android phone, they don't have to, and if they did they would just be alienating their consumer base that is currently choosing iPhones over Androids. Same goes for Android phones, some of them try to be like an iPhone, and they shouldn't. If people wanted an iPhone they would just get one, why would you get an Android that wanted to be like an iPhone?

My two cents.
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