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I don't understand why people think the 6th generation iPhone with iOS 6.0 an Apple A6 chip will be called the iPhone 5. There is no history to support this naming convention. Either iPhone 4G or iPhone 6 or something else entirely, but iPhone 5 is off the table.

The 4S has the A5 chip and iOS5... so I think the next phone will be the iPhone 5S with the A5 and iOS5 updated but with totally new hardware design... and then the iPhone 6 with the A6 and iOS 6.
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The 4S has the A5 chip and iOS5... so I think the next phone will be the iPhone 5S with the A5 and iOS5 updated but with totally new hardware design... and then the iPhone 6 with the A6 and iOS 6.

No, the next new iPhone and next new iPad will both use A6. How do I know? I don't, but that is a reasonable educated guess, based on historical trends.
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ACTech's talking points are so cliché and silly that I expected to see an irony mark or some indication of him having a laugh.

I think it was merely a fandroid who stumbled upon AI, and didn't know that the accumulated knowledge here would trump everything he has written, and he didn't bother to read a little bit before making such a post.

So many real-world comparisons have been done between the latest droids and iphones that anyone who takes the time to do so, will see the Wizard of Droid for all the hucksterism he represents, and ask Toto to remove the curtain.
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I guess will be in the minority according to Piper. My wife and I both have the 3gs and are out of contract with att. We will be sticking to the 3gs for the time being. I am not willing to pay over $300 (16gb phone, +cali tax on full price + activation) each for a phone that is a place holder. Siri sou8nds cool but I have gotten by without it all along. Faster processor sure would be nice but I am not doing super computing on this time. So will not be one of these sheep upgrading because apple tells us to. I will either wait till the 5 comes out next summer or if IOS 5 makes my 3gs work like crap then I will look at the prime or s2. why lock myself into another 2yr commitment when my phone works fine now and the 4s will be obsolete in less than a yr if not sooner.
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No, the next new iPhone and next new iPad will both use A6. How do I know? I don't, but that is a reasonable educated guess, based on historical trends.

I thought we were breaking from historical trends...
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post #46 of 78
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I thought we were breaking from historical trends...

With the iPhone 4S, it seems that Apple didn't really do anything out of the ordinary and the people who were whining about a brand new iPhone 5 were the ones who should have paid more attention to Apple's past releases and the schedule that they're on.

2012 - March/April/May - - Ipad 3 gets released with brand new A6 chip
2012 - Sept/Oct/Nov - Iphone 5 (or whatever they call it) gets released with underclocked A6 chip
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With the iPhone 4S, it seems that Apple didn't really do anything out of the ordinary and the people who were whining about a brand new iPhone 5 were the ones who should have paid more attention to Apple's past releases and the schedule that they're on.

2012 - March/April/May - - Ipad 3 gets released with brand new A6 chip
2012 - Sept/Oct/Nov - Iphone 5 (or whatever they call it) gets released with underclocked A6 chip

Which is why I thought they might stick with the A5 or updated A5 for the iPhone but go to the A6 for the iPad.
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Which is why I thought they might stick with the A5 or updated A5 for the iPhone but go to the A6 for the iPad.

But the iPhone 5 will be released later than the iPad 3. It would make sense that the A6 in the iPad 3 will also be found in the iPhone 5.
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But the iPhone 5 will be released later than the iPad 3. It would make sense that the A6 in the iPad 3 will also be found in the iPhone 5.

LOL! Didn't someone predict that we'd start doing this soon after the iPhone launch.
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Originally Posted by cvaldes1831 View Post

I'm just curious.

What motivated you to remove the capitalization from my response when you quoted it?

Capitalization has real functions: it notifies the reader of a new sentence and also highlights proper names. I put it there for a reason.

He seems to have an odd aversion to capital letters.
post #51 of 78
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I guess will be in the minority according to Piper. My wife and I both have the 3gs and are out of contract with att. We will be sticking to the 3gs for the time being. I am not willing to pay over $300 (16gb phone, +cali tax on full price + activation) each for a phone that is a place holder. Siri sou8nds cool but I have gotten by without it all along. Faster processor sure would be nice but I am not doing super computing on this time. So will not be one of these sheep upgrading because apple tells us to. I will either wait till the 5 comes out next summer or if IOS 5 makes my 3gs work like crap then I will look at the prime or s2. why lock myself into another 2yr commitment when my phone works fine now and the 4s will be obsolete in less than a yr if not sooner.

3GS is a great phone, I have no doubt they will continue to perform well until Fall 2012. There is no compelling reason to believe a new iPhone will come out before then. The most popular phone for September on Verizon and ATT was the iPhone 4. There is nothing dated about the physical design and everything else is a great upgrade.

I am happy with the decision to upgrade mine.
post #52 of 78
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No, the next new iPhone and next new iPad will both use A6. How do I know? I don't, but that is a reasonable educated guess, based on historical trends.

We actually know it since Apple have done trial runs with 28nm A6 at TSMC.

Apple got back test wafers june/july.

An educated guess is Quodcore ARM15 with PowerVR 6.
post #53 of 78
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Originally Posted by shompa View Post

We actually know it since Apple have done trial runs with 28nm A6 at TSMC.

Apple got back test wafers june/july.

An educated guess is Quodcore ARM15 with PowerVR 6.

Oh... I know Apple will have the A6 ready for iPad 3 but whether or not they will use it in the next iPhone is still in question for me. It's that battery thing... Apple likes to have great battery life. Even moving the standby time down to 200 from 300 in the 4S is getting some press. Wouldn't the A6 cut into battery life even more?
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post #54 of 78
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I guess will be in the minority according to Piper. My wife and I both have the 3gs and are out of contract with att. We will be sticking to the 3gs for the time being. I am not willing to pay over $300 (16gb phone, +cali tax on full price + activation) each for a phone that is a place holder. Siri sou8nds cool but I have gotten by without it all along. Faster processor sure would be nice but I am not doing super computing on this time. So will not be one of these sheep upgrading because apple tells us to.

So far so good. Why spend all that money to upgrade if your current phone does what you want and you are happy...
Except, why the complaint about Apple telling sheep what to do? They offered a new choice for those who want it, but they are still selling the iP4 and even the iP3GS, so clearly they aren't telling people they have to get the newest model...
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I will either wait till the 5 comes out next summer or if IOS 5 makes my 3gs work like crap then I will look at the prime or s2. why lock myself into another 2yr commitment when my phone works fine now and the 4s will be obsolete in less than a yr if not sooner.

Now you are just making no sense. You are happy with the 3GS and are not doing "supercomputing" but the 4S isn't good enough for you? You are worried about the 4S quickly becoming "obsolete" but yet you are happy using a 2 year old phone now??

And to top it off, you conclude that you may have to switch to Android! Talk about quickly becoming obsolete! How many two year old Android phones are still in high demand and capable of running the latest updated OS?
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3GS is a great phone, I have no doubt they will continue to perform well until Fall 2012. There is no compelling reason to believe a new iPhone will come out before then. The most popular phone for September on Verizon and ATT was the iPhone 4. There is nothing dated about the physical design and everything else is a great upgrade.

I am happy with the decision to upgrade mine.

The Iphone5 design is probably finished. The reason why it was not released is that the 4G chip from Qualcomm needs to be 28nm to not draw more battery then todays 3G chips. 28nm manufacturing was supposed to be ready by now, but TSMC and other foundries are late. Revenue manufacturing of 28nm will ramp up Q1 next year with A6.

Apple could diversify ifs iPhone portfolio by calling it iPhone AIr since it will have a larger screen.

I would not be surprised if Apple released it late Q1.

(the case designs for the larger iPhone are from supposed iPhone 5 prototypes. This is the first time that case makers have not been right. There are 3 different sources for the teardrop iPhone 5, so its probably real)

Apple will try to stop the iPhone 5 rumor since the stupid Ipad2 HD/Ipad 3 rumor hurt Apples sales last couple of month. Those rumors where stupid since A6 can't be manufactured.
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I had sold at $420 a few weeks back and bought back in at $355. I'm a happy camper.

Showoff!

I was one click away from selling at $420. I've always been long on Apple, but I figured it was due for a sell-off... Sigh, I guess I'm just an investor and not a trader... Pity!
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The Iphone5 design is probably finished. The reason why it was not released is that the 4G chip from Qualcomm needs to be 28nm to not draw more battery then todays 3G chips.

... and that answers my question about battery life.
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But the iPhone 5 will be released later than the iPad 3. It would make sense that the A6 in the iPad 3 will also be found in the iPhone 5.

The iPhone4 /Iphone 5 was released later then Ipad2 because of iOS. Software is the iPhone, not hardware.

iOS 5 was 3-4 month late witch is the reason why iPhone was delayed.

Will this happen next year? Will Apple be able to get iOS 6 back on track?

Do Apple need Ios6 in the next iPhone? I don't believe that. That means that Apple technically can release the teardrop iPhone 1-2 month after Ipad3.
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Yet another meaningless survey with seemingly zero validity and reliability. <sigh>

The only thing they get right is the Apple Effect.

The reason why Apple is growing so fast is that Apples customers are happy with Apple products. The retention rate is almost 100%.

That means that every Apple customer upgrade their phone/computer every 12-48 month.

This puts Apple at the unique position that they only need to convince a couple of percent to switch to Apple products each year and Apple will continue with its mad growth.

No computer manufacture or Android phone maker have this effect. Android phone owner looks at the best/cheapest Android. Not what brand the phone have.
post #60 of 78
On one hand, it seems that we're stuck in a bad version of the 2-year contract/upgrade cycle.

On the other hand, we incremental upgraders do enjoy the advantage of the bug fixes and other enhancements of the incremental upgrade. 1.0 may be revolutionary, but 1.1 tends to work better.
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My wife and I were one of the people that waited for the IPhone announcement and got very dissapointed. We were expecting the new IPhone 5 since the IPhone 4 has been showing its age for some time.

After 10 years of owning all Apple technology, we switched to the Samsung SII, and we are more than happy with it. Most our Apple apps were already in the Android store from the same companies and were able to even transfer all the app information. i.e. contacts, passwords, music, etc.

Sorry Apple, but Apple needs to wake up and release better technology than the competition or is going to lose their Apple technology fans, like us. I am not going to brag about our new phones, but overall they are way superior in hardware/OS and usability than our old IPhone 4's.

I hope Apple comes back with better technology, because innovation is the way to beat the competition. But until then, we will go with the better technology.

Funny thing is that we would never have tested the new S2's if Apple would not have sued Samsung. If they are not carefull Apple can lose the market edge beginning this Christmas.

Apple needs to add SD cards to their phones so that one can just install 32 GB or 64 GB cards and switch them when one needs more space. IPhones need to have removable batteries, so that in 10 seconds or less you can replace the battery and get 8 more hours of work without having stupid charging contraptions. Apple needs to have OLED bright displays (no angle viewing issues) which is the best display technology. The OS has to change many annoying issues. i.e. killing the apps have to be done one by one and you have to enter the akward mode to do it. A bigger screen is needed. Small screens are hard to see and hard to type. Apple needs to improve their blue tooth devices, too. The Apple bluetooth does not have signal control and it has a low signal power, so when playing music in the car or home, it does not sound very good because one has to increase the amplifier volume, which increases the noise. In contrast, other phones have signal control and you can just raise the signal level for a rich music play at lower volumes. Storing files is awkard and needs to be improved. There needs to be a common place to store files that all applications can access. It is bad to have each application ahve a copy of a file because they cannot share files. There needs to be an easy way to exit an application or putting it in the background like in other devices.

Hopefully Apple will hear some of it's fans and ex-fans requests and will improve their devices...

Translation: "I'm a concerned 'apple fan', but apple need to copy samsung to stay in the game. Everything they did is wrong. I was so disappointed with the iPhone 4S that I couldn't wait to get out of my contract and switch to samsung. P.S., I do not work for samsung... I'm just a 10 year apple fan with absolutely nothing positive to say about apple, just negative shit my employer samsung made up for me to say, oh wait did I say samsung, I mean not-samsung."

You're not fooling anyone.

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I'm just curious.

What motivated you to remove the capitalization from my response when you quoted it?

Capitalization has real functions: it notifies the reader of a new sentence and also highlights proper names. I put it there for a reason.

He's just being 'cool.' I guess.
post #63 of 78
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I think it was merely a fandoid who stumbled upon AI, and didn't know that the accumulated knowledge here would trump everything he has written, and he didn't bother to read a little bit before making such a post.

So many real-world comparisons have been done between the latest droids and iphones that anyone who takes the time to do so, will see the Wizard of Droid for all the hucksterism he represents, and ask Toto to remove the curtain.

There are a lot of HW features in Android-based devices. LG now has a 4.3" IPS display with 329ppi, or 3ppi more than the iPhone 4/4S. That doesn't detail the quality of the IPS panel compared to Apple's IPS panel (which I think LG makes), or the quality of the backlight they'll use, or the power efficiency of the panel and backlight, but it's still a nice feature in and of itself.

Android OS also has a lot of features I wish the iPhone would have or had earlier, but most of them seem to be so poorly implemented. Like they took every clever idea they could think of and then implemented it to the bare minimum technical level to say they have it.

It's hard to quantify usability but Android-based devices just don't seem to close to being as usable as the iPhone. I've tired plenty. I've also tried a WP7-based device (pre-Mango) and it was good. It was different from the iPhone in ways I particularly didn't care for, but it didn't feel like a half-assed job at trying to add "me first" SW features.
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post #64 of 78
In Canada, most 3GS users are out of luck. Our carriers besides having 3 year contracts, have changed the upgrade eligibility from 24 to 30 months, meaning we have to wait until Christmas to get a 4S without paying a huge penalty.
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Showoff!

I was one click away from selling at $420. I've always been long on Apple, but I figured it was due for a sell-off... Sigh, I guess I'm just an investor and not a trader... Pity!

I was also at the selling screen when Apple was at $411. As I sat and thought about it, I decided not to. This time, I have a price in mind when I will definitely sell half of my shares.
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I heard that with all the great new Android phones coming to market and Apple screwing their customer base yet again with an old, flawed design that the iPhone 4S will be a flop.

Yeah... A really really really big flop -- less than 30 million units per quarter...
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You had me at Siri.
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Yeah... A really really really big flop -- less than 30 million units per quarter...

It better not be only 30 million units... the analysts are expecting at least 32 million units.





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post #69 of 78
I am not a sheep nor a rabid fanboy.

I upgraded to a 4S because I want to use an iPhone and not an Android phone. In addition, my old iPhone was out of warranty, so I sold it on eBay. So, I am buying the most current model which affords me a warranty. Next year, if the new design is so radical that I cannot do without it, I will simply sell my 4S and pay the difference for an unlocked model. This comes to about $250 - $300 that I need to save up by next fall. I think I can accomplish saving $300 in a year. If I (or anyone else) cannot afford $300 every year for an out of contract upgrade...they should not be using a smartphone with an expensive data plan in the first place.
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Hopefully Apple will never listen to people like you!

If you bought a Samsung SII, then good for you, I am extremely happy for you, but don't fool yourself into thinking that it's better than the iPhone 4S.

I realize that you have to justify your purchase, that is basic human psychology, but I am sorry to inform you that you made a mistake, and no matter what you try to tell yourself, you made the wrong decision!

I saw some preliminary benchmarks of the iPhone 4S and the iPhone kills the Samsung SII! It totally rapes the Samsung and humiliates it in numerous benchmarks.

What Android people seem to forget, is that the hardware specs don't really matter at all when your OS is complete fucking crap! The OS is slow, unoptimized, it's layer after layer of garbage and all of the specs in the world won't help you out!

Anyway, have fun with your Samsung. Why would somebody even bother to sign up here and write such a funny post as yours?

Apple will never listen to the likes of you. You are thinking wrong.


I find your post really funny. You talk about how he's wrong for how he justified his phone purchase, then in the same post you did the same thing!
Everyone has a different set of priorities that they base their purchases on, and saying his are wrong and yours are right sounds foolish to me.

When will people learn that "The Best" is nothing more then BS.
In my opinion, "The Best" is actually what works best for you individually.
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I'm just curious.

What motivated you to remove the capitalization from my response when you quoted it?

Capitalization has real functions: it notifies the reader of a new sentence and also highlights proper names. I put it there for a reason.

I didn't.

My response was in all caps and AI auto removes fully capped posts so in doing so it must've removed it from your quoted post as well.
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I heard that with all the great new Android phones coming to market and Apple screwing their customer base yet again with an old, flawed design that the iPhone 4S will be a flop.

And it's still not "open."
Apple will clearly be out of business by tomorrow.
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And it's still not "open."
Apple will clearly be out of business by tomorrow.

It might take a few weeks now for Apple to file for Chapter 11. Apparently the majority of people paying hundreds for the iPhone 4S pre-order and signing up for 2-year contracts with their carrier is solely to honour the former CEO of Apple. That makes perfect sense, right?¬°
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post #74 of 78
It is clear that none of you are talking based on any real current experience. I used my iphone 4 for home and professional/corporate use: from presentations to document browsing, etc. The need to share documents using direct wi-fi is a must, changing the battery in a couple of seconds to get 8 hours or more is a must, clear blue-tooth communication is a must, expandable/interchangeable memory is a must, you call this a whine? You should check the latest android phones and you will not be making stupid remarks on other advanced phones.

My brother have an iphone 4S, and the only thing faster is the graphics; else the Samsung S2 is faster and more usable for most other tasks: browsing, etc.

Stability? My S2 has never crashed so I don't know were you got your experience..

Half of my household still have iphones 4s, so we know exactly how they currently perform in comparison..

If you think that an iphone is superior, good for you. As long as the phone lets you do all what you need/like to do, any phone will be a good phone...

Corporate wise, without interchangeable batteries, high capacity interchangeable memory, without direct wi-fi for document/image transfer, without real usable app management, without fast browsing, etc. the iphone will not be very useful for corporate/complex use. I can see it will be good for teenagers though...




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I call bullshit on your "I'm a disaffected Apple user" whine." You're an astroturfer.

Every criticism that you bring up has been asked and answered and while the battery whine and the dijsplay whine have been addressed to the tune of millions and millions of iPhones sold, you come here and sling the same shit. Who paid you? Samsung? Microsoft?

However, at the end of the day you answered your own question and the question of every other Fandroid. The iPhone is not for you. Move on. Get over the fact that the iPhone 4s is apparently a success

Oh one last thing, did you send this big long whine to Apple's feedback email address to actually try to make your point known? Or are you just astroturfung?
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...changing the battery in a couple of seconds to get 8 hours or more is a must...

Many things to point out but this one hits dead center on you not thinking rationally.
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Not really, the S2 has a easily removable snap-in back cover. You can change the battery and/or micro SD card in 8 seconds or so, and boot your iphone and you are ready to go.. I do this all the time during plane flights, long presentations, family HD slideshows/movies, etc. No way to do this on an iphone, but easily done on the S2...

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Many things to point out but this one hits dead center on you not thinking rationally.
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Not really, the S2 has a easily removable snap-in back cover. You can change the battery and/or micro SD card in 8 seconds or so, and boot your iphone and you are ready to go.. I do this all the time during plane flights, long presentations, family HD slideshows/movies, etc. No way to do this on an iphone, but easily done on the S2...

Yes, really! How do you charge the 2nd battery? You have play musical chairs with your batteries. If you have 2 batteries and you use two a day you are then switching them back again to charge them separately which means you have to wait for hours for them to charge. That's a huge pain in the ass.

If you were smart you'd use a phone, like the iPhone, that lasts considerably longer for any heavy data usage.




Or you would buy a great accessory like Mophie Juice Pack or a battery pack that will quick charge through the dock connector. These two can more than double the life of your iPhone's battery without having to take your phone apart. The Juice Pack, which is still smaller overall than most Android phones, can charge both batteries at once (and sync), and the dock connector batteries can be charged at the same time as your iPhone so you don't have to wake up in the middle of the night to play switch-a-roo with your S2 batteries thus letting you get a good night's sleep before that long plane flight.




PS: Pro tip: Use your phone for entertainment on a long trip but plug into your notebook to quickly recharge many, many times over. Also woks with iPad.
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post #78 of 78
As I mentioned in an earlier post. I have owned all iphones since they came out. I still own every single quality gadget for the iphones, hdmi output, sd card, battery extenders, built-in battery cases, bose/iphone systems (which is were my old iphone4 is), etc.

I used to connect my iphone, too, to the laptop usb during long presentations, since the video cables had a charging extension, but then you cannot use your iphone as a presentation remote, since you are tethered to the laptop..

I personally have 4 batteries for my S2, which is enough for me to last for a couple of days trips. My S2 lasts 6 to 8 hours, or around 4 hours working it very hard. Changing a battery every 6 to 8 hours is not a pain.

It's amazing that people adore slim phones but because of the phones being prone to breaking, they buy huge protective cases that defeat the purpose. On the S2, I don't need a case, it does not break as easily as the iphone, so the battery can be changed easily without weird attachments cases that defeat the phone design.

Don't get me wrong, I like/liked all my iphones 3/3G/3GS/4 but I don't like the iphone 4s because it is a marketing/profit phone that does not add real usability value and does not address the issues that heavy iphone users have.

The phone I need and like is the phone that can do what I need to do, for work, home, etc. For the longest time, the iphone was the closest thing, but now Apple is not addressing issues and enhancing the iphone at the speed that other manufacturers are. Apple seems more concentrated in maximizing profits. Just compare the 3/3G/3GS/4 phones, there have just limited incremental enhancements. Make Apple provide a better usable/advanced phone than it's competitors and I will buy it, but for now, the iphone 4s is not the top phone, usability/practicality wise. I am older, so maybe I am not blinded by bling-bling advertising but more by usability and practicality features.. Maybe the iphone 5 will be the innovative phone, but nobody will know until they release it some time in the future.

One more thing, the iphone 4's lasts only around 2 to 3 hours of heavy use, and the iphone 4s has serious battery draining issues, and if you use the iphone 4s for heavy games, the battery will drain even faster. Those iphone 4 charts doesn't hit reality, and most likely anybody with an iphone 4 will know they are not accurate.


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Originally Posted by solipsism View Post

Yes, really! How do you charge the 2nd battery? You have play musical chairs with your batteries. If you have 2 batteries and you use two a day you are then switching them back again to charge them separately which means you have to wait for hours for them to charge. That's a huge pain in the ass.

If you were smart you'd use a phone, like the iPhone, that lasts considerably longer for any heavy data usage.



Or you would buy a great accessory like Mophie Juice Pack or a battery pack that will quick charge through the dock connector. These two can more than double the life of your iPhone's battery without having to take your phone apart. The Juice Pack, which is still smaller overall than most Android phones, can charge both batteries at once (and sync), and the dock connector batteries can be charged at the same time as your iPhone so you don't have to wake up in the middle of the night to play switch-a-roo with your S2 batteries thus letting you get a good night's sleep before that long plane flight.[INDENT]


PS: Pro tip: Use your phone for entertainment on a long trip but plug into your notebook to quickly recharge many, many times over. Also woks with iPad.
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