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Title is incredibly misleading. All Verizon did was beat their previous personal record for most number of phones sold upon release. Not very surprising since they didn't ever really get any interesting or exclusive phones in the past that users actually wanted.

Don't see why this is a huge success or why it required a press release.
    
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Good, now that you guys got more income can you get 4g worked out...Thanks!
Need to get rid of my 3gs...
They just took on $2 billion worth of debt to acquire another company. Lawl.
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Ohh god, this says nightmare for the rest of us on Verizon.
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Title is incredibly misleading. All Verizon did was beat their previous personal record for most number of phones sold upon release. Not very surprising since they didn't ever really get any interesting or exclusive phones in the past that users actually wanted.

Don't see why this is a huge success or why it required a press release.
Title: Verizon breaks first day sales record with iPhone 4 pre-orders

You: "All Verizon did was beat their previous personal record for most number of phones sold upon release."

You again: "Title is incredibly misleading."

Article's First line: It took Verizon only two hours of having the iPhone 4 available for pre-order to break its all-time record for first day sales of a single device.

Why not read the article instead of commenting on just the title of a thread?

Fact is Verizon sold more iphone 4's in 120 minutes during the wee hours of the night to a limited subscriber base than any of their other phones in a single, whole day. That's impressive anyway you slice it and certainly worthy of a headline. Heck, it was Verizon's CEO that made the announcement. I guess you know better than him. God knows you'd be praising HTC or whoever if they had a phone sell that fast.
 
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post #15 of 80
thats pretty impressive.

i gota say that i am kind of bummed that i just upgraded to a Droid 2 before all this iPhone business came out. but my only reason for wanting an iphone is that there is a special pandora app for my Pioneer headunit in my truck. but Bluetooth streaming willl have to do.

i just fear that Android sales are going to go down the drain on VZN now.
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Title: Verizon breaks first day sales record with iPhone 4 pre-orders

You: "All Verizon did was beat their previous personal record for most number of phones sold upon release."

You again: "Title is incredibly misleading."

Article's First line: It took Verizon only two hours of having the iPhone 4 available for pre-order to break its all-time record for first day sales of a single device.

Why not read the article instead of commenting on just the title of a thread?

Fact is Verizon sold more iphone 4's in 120 minutes during the wee hours of the night to a limited subscriber base than any of their other phones in a single, whole day. That's impressive anyway you slice it and certainly worthy of a headline. Heck, it was Verizon's CEO that made the announcement. I guess you know better than him. God knows you'd be praising HTC or whoever if they had a phone sell that fast.
I did--that's how I realized that the title of the article was misleading, since the title of the article implies that they sold more iphones in a single day than any other sale of iphones--which is not at all the case.

And fyi, I've never used an android-based phone, so why the hell would I care about that either?

If they announced number of units sold, that would be meaningful. Until then, announcing you sold more phones in a single day than you did before is meaningless when you could have sold only 10 phones before--of course that's not the case, but wishy-washy "we sold more than we ever did before" is meaningless without knowing how much that actually is.
    
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i had the original iphone then 3g then 3gs with att but i foolishly switched to verizon and bought a Droid X, if i could upgrade to this you can bet your ass i would although i miss Att.
Droid X > iPhone 4.
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Go iphone!
More avatar less talky.
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i had the original iphone then 3g then 3gs with att but i foolishly switched to verizon and bought a Droid X, if i could upgrade to this you can bet your ass i would although i miss Att.
I wished my sister waited a little bit longer but our contract ended before the iphone 4 released. I'll be honest, she wanted one, she pays for the contract, and at&t doesnt have anything good really. I coulda had one.

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