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Poll Results: How do you feel about the iPhone?

 
  • 13% (23)
    I'm totally against it.
  • 25% (45)
    I dunno, seems pretty cool.
  • 17% (31)
    I might get one if I don't hear about a lot of problems after the release
  • 6% (12)
    Are you kidding? I am getting one at 6 PM on the 29th! Booyah!!
  • 36% (65)
    Who cares?
176 Total Votes  
post #111 of 297
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Added a poll just to see what you guys think of the iPhone. I will update the first post eventually with more info. Keep the questions coming guys!
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I think its cool, but I dislike the inability to replace the battery (if I'm right), and you know what iPod batteries are like, give them a year and they dont last five minutes anymore.

Other than that I think its a very nifty little contraption, although I reckon it looks a bit stupid when you use it as a phone!

I wander if the iPhone gets as scratched as everything else apple makes?
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post #113 of 297
Quote:
Originally Posted by ItsBobtista View Post
I got an answer for you!

If you check out the Apple TV, you'll see a banner saying YouTube coming to Apple TV and it basically explains how YouTube is going to be putting all their videos into MPEG4 or QuickTime format and therefore, since the iPhone will have QuickTime on it (obviously!), you will be able to view YouTube in all it's glory using the iPhone internet browser. Also, remember, the iPhone will be WiFi capable and will actually connect to WiFi whenever it's available instead of using the EDGE MediaNet service (saves you data money) and that means you can surf the web and check out your email and YouTube for free


Also, regarding a few of the past posts... the iPhone HAS been bumped up to 8 hours talk time, which is incredible for any phone! In fact, it's almost double of what most phones are capable of.
thanks for all the info, if what you say holds true (i feel it will) then i will most likely be getting one.
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post #114 of 297
i just cant spend $600 on a phone. not only is it just a phone, but with a screen that size, it is very prone to scratches, and it will have terrible battery life when watching movies or using wifi.
post #115 of 297
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
I think its cool, but I dislike the inability to replace the battery (if I'm right), and you know what iPod batteries are like, give them a year and they dont last five minutes anymore.

Other than that I think its a very nifty little contraption, although I reckon it looks a bit stupid when you use it as a phone!

I wander if the iPhone gets as scratched as everything else apple makes?
No, you cannot replace the battery, sadly. But if it does run out on you like that, please call up Apple and explain it to them and customer service should replace it for you since it's our screw up. At least, I would set that up for you.

As for scratches, the iPhone is using a strong, scratch resistant glass on the screen to deflect both scratches and smudges.
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post #116 of 297
Quote:
Originally Posted by oharag View Post
Cingular 8525 has:
128MB ROM / 64MB RAM; ~51MB user available memory
for $599

iPhone has:
8GB!!!!!
for $599

Hmmm must be some PC Fanboy math going on here. iPhones cost more - I tell you iPhones cost more - Do you believe me yet - Did I mention iPhones cost more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
8525 costs 349 with new contract, and to that 51MB you can add a SD card that can have like 2GB which is all you NEED in a phone.

As for fanboy, no.. I want what is the best for a good price. The fact that I can get a 8525 refurb for 199$ with a new contract is simply amazing to me. The fact that an 8125 new costs 99$ and does all the things that an iPhone does with a bit of tweaking is simply.. HOT.
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post #117 of 297
gwidion, why do you say its just a phone? why can't people get it through their brains that it is an ipod and a smart phone.... find me a device or TWO devices that are cheaper than the iphone that can do all that it can do.
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post #118 of 297
A) It's from Apple. Auto-hatred on.

B) People hate what they can't afford.

C) People don't understand that there are a decent amount of people that can really USE a device like this; not just for e-coolness extensions.

Barry, don't argue with these guys: They're set in their ways and the only thing that'll change them is if someone GIVES them something or they realize that having such a narrow mind about life doesn't hurt anyone but themselves.

Don't waste your energy. Just get an iPhone and pimp it.

And oh yeah, by the way MGX: I own an 8125 and it sucks. This is the device that everyone is talking about being for flash. It's so clunky and slow. Definitely worth 99 if that's all you can afford.
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post #119 of 297
I had something like the 8125 that tmobile had put out and it was the most sluggish piece of crap ever, surfing the internet was pointless and the battery life was abysmal. I would gladly pay more money for a device that actually works with all of its features.
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post #120 of 297
Exactly. People on this site have a seriously bad habit of SPECULATING, and while I'm guilty of it sometimes as well, I try to go back and do my research or purchase. It's not like you can't return things.

I think the iPhone will be leaps and bounds beyond what we've seen, or at least I'm hoping because this 8125 has to go. Ugh.
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