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Why is that? Is it because it give you the illusion that your still always gonna be "Cool and Hip"? I know it isnt cause they are super durable, better quality or are very reliable, thats for sure.

Looks like they've sucked you in nicely into their marketing strategy.

Specs are not everything. Come on, this is an enthusiast forum you should know that. It isn't strictly the hardware that dictates the performance of the product, a crappy OS will cripple even the best hardware. iPhone's run iOS, iOS runs only on iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad. So if hardware and software are designed to work with each other the end result should be based on how well those two things can work together.
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post #32 of 39
The Galaxy S4 and HTC One have taken the market by storm. It's time for Apple to prove that they've still got some innovation left in them. This needs to be an all-new product. An iPhone 5 with a few new features isn't going to cut it this time.

The iPhone 4 was a major step forward. That's the level of "wow" I want to see this time.
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post #33 of 39
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The Galaxy S4 and HTC One have taken the market by storm. It's time for Apple to prove that they've still got some innovation left in them. This needs to be an all-new product. An iPhone 5 with a few new features isn't going to cut it this time.

The iPhone 4 was a major step forward. That's the level of "wow" I want to see this time.

I agree with the point you're making here, the iPhone has definitely been withering away slowly. I'm seeing a lot more anti-iPhone techies now than ever before. It's going to have to be a huge unveiling that will get everyone excited as opposed to only the small percentage of huge Apple tech enthusiasts (lol I can't believe I'm using those words together).
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 9/4/13 at 8:41am
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post #34 of 39
I have been using Android and before that Windows Mobile (Not phone) so I prefer utility/functionality over aesthetics & ease of use but I am not ignorant.
I respect the battery life of iPhones and the SoC. Apple always seems to pick the right parts and the balance between power consumption / performance.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/6330/the-iphone-5-review

I will not buy an iPhone any time soon (Maybe after 3-4 years), but that doesn't mean it's crap.
I always tell my friends "Buy whatever you goddamn want" because at the end of the day, all phones do everything now , so it's just personal preference at the end of the day.

/End of lecture, class dismissed.

Lets see if Apple goes above 4.5 inches drum.gif
Edited by mrr9 - 9/4/13 at 9:05am
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It's an iterative update with a possible cheap phone. It will sell like hotcakes and everyone will wonder why..
 
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My fav phone of all time was a 3GS; I think it was one of the best melds of aesthetics/form/function in electronic products of all time. Probably would still have it now if it wasn't stolen. I got a Droid Razr to replace it, had a couple of Android phones before the 3GS. I never feel the need to upgrade very often because the generational changes are incremental, not evolutionary.
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My fav phone of all time was a 3GS; I think it was one of the best melds of aesthetics/form/function in electronic products of all time. Probably would still have it now if it wasn't stolen. I got a Droid Razr to replace it, had a couple of Android phones before the 3GS. I never feel the need to upgrade very often because the generational changes are evolutionary, not revolutionary.

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My fav phone of all time was a 3GS; I think it was one of the best melds of aesthetics/form/function in electronic products of all time. Probably would still have it now if it wasn't stolen. I got a Droid Razr to replace it, had a couple of Android phones before the 3GS. I never feel the need to upgrade very often because the generational changes are devolutionary, not evolutionary.

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