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how loud is the speaker - can you hear a call in a busy room? outside?
i'm not clear. what do you get for the basic $349 model? doesn't a charger come with it?
 yes there will always be a market for a big hunk of gold bling. especially among the no-class crass neuvo riche. like some sports superstars and celebrities i could name. but as of today, as a hip/cool status symbol the Rolex is totally passe. until they at least bring out their own bling-full smart watch - but with Android? really?
yes, if supplies are tight they'll be re-selling the Limited for $25k or more there. and if they sell first-come at stores, there will be riots outside. so probably will be done some other way.
as to the topic at hand: Right On, TC!
oh they'll find one ... but in fact the only killers are the iPhone 6's - true Droid Killers.
over 250 millions iPads have been sold so far, and i bet most are still in use. all can run iOS 8 except for the original iPad and there were only about 15 million of those. so the rest are "good enough" for someone in the family to use. the one compelling difference worth upgrading for is the 1.5 lb weight of the iPads before iPad Air arrived at just 1.0 lb, making it much easier to hold. all the other newer features like Touch ID and better cameras and displays are nice...
being able to leave your iPhone in your pocket/purse/bag is an attraction for many. they are the AWatch target market. so the AWatch will be the easiest possible way to check messages and emails throughout the day. that alone is very useful, but of course other smart watches can do that already. all the health tracking stuff is also important to some people, but then you can get a Fibit now for that too. the Android smart watches feature Google Now voice services, but i...
correct. a $350 Apple Watch won't be a luxury item. but a $4000 gold one will be.China is changing. its middle class is growing rapidly. that is Apple's target market.
while the iPhone is certainly the "top of the line" smartphone throughout the world, and is the only "prestige" smartphone anywhere for those who care about that sort of thing, it's not accurate to call it a "luxury" product. selling 200 million per year is far too many for that category, and really, its price @ <$1000 is still way too low to make it something "exclusive." ($1000 ain't what it used to be either.)   now, a $4000 gold Apple Watch, that will be a true...
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