Originally Posted by Luuk
Same here in Finland, too sad we need to wait much longer
I have been watching news and video for this phone all night in here and I'll get that phone at best on october, thats pathetic, but whatever!
You realize there's no way for iPhone to reach Finland by October, right?
What Apple is selling to the US now is a very expensive non-3G phone that does not accept 3rd party apps, doesn't work with anyone's existing chargers or other accessories, has no changeable battery, has a ho-hum camera with no flash, doesn't record video or voice, doesn't handle video calls, doesn't record calls, and doesn't send MMS.
Apple hasn't even bothered to advertise Macs or iPods - not once - on TV or magazines. They don't have real brand recognition outside computer pros and artists.
Meanwhile, Nokia has total market domination (in a study done in 2006 where the the amounts of mobile devices were polled right off the network, Nokia phones measured 89%). They sell phones that have none
of the deficiencies I listed, still have a pretty respectable ability to serve as a music player, and are cheap enough that you can get one of them plus a large iPod for the price of an iPhone. Now, a 2nd gen iPhone that cuts the above complaint list at least in half by including 3G and some other stuff.. that's what we'll get, it's just not feasible as early as October.
A former Nokia analyst, can't remember his name now, had a pretty nice analysis of this up on the web.