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Old 10-09-2013, 19:15
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Wow 499 only a few years ago then 529 how can they justify 549 for a phone similar to Iphone 5?

And the 5C is 469 wow?
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:17
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How can they justify such little innovation full stop - people will buy it though... just not many i suspect
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:18
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How can they justify such little innovation full stop - people will buy it though... just not many i suspect
No doubt the Iphone 5 has been sweeped out to stop the costs coming down.

But keeping the 4S it's not even got the lightning connectors.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:19
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Shows what they actually thought of the 5 in reality doesn't it, looks like even apple concede it was a pile of shite
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:27
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Just for comparison purposes, the Nexus 4 16GB is available SIM free for 199.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:28
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Shows what they actually thought of the 5 in reality doesn't it, looks like even apple concede it was a pile of shite
Iphone 5 was better than the dodgy antenna in the redesign from the 3G to Iphone 4.

The 4S was a much better all round handset to the 4.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:32
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Wow thats amazing, cant believe no one has talked about this in the 10 page thread
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:32
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How can they justify such little innovation full stop - people will buy it though... just not many i suspect
Compared to the 5 not much innovation, but compared to the 4S a lot more.
Since most contracts involving an I phone are 2 years and apple generally release a new phone every year you either join the just number or number +s cycle, so the iPhone 5S should appeal to iPhone 4S users mostly.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:35
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Apples idea of what constitutes a budget handset shows they are firmly in cloud cuckoo land.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:36
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Is that true?

The 'budget' iPhone 5C is costing 469 sim-free? Is that a joke? That's a PREMIUM price for a budget phone!
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:37
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Is that true?

The 'budget' iPhone 5C is costing 469 sim-free? Is that a joke? That's a PREMIUM price for a budget phone!
What do you mean? It's only 310 more than a Nexus 4.

it's an excellent price for an excellent phone. The iPhone 5c is over delivering value!
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:38
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Apples idea of what constitutes a budget handset shows they are firmly in cloud cuckoo land.
You mean the iCloud.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:39
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The budget phone is the iPhone 4S at 349, not the 5C.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:40
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The budget phone is the iPhone 4S at 349, not the 5C.
What about the iPhone 2G. It's probably the same price as the Nexus 4 by now. Excellent value.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:45
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What about the iPhone 2G. It's probably the same price as the Nexus 4 by now. Excellent value.
They stopped selling that one. It's iPhone 4S/5C/5S now, plus the original iPhone was crap, as was the 3G , too feature incomplete like not being able to record video. Now they are not, and compared to my android galaxy s2 that locked up, freezed, got red hot and crashed lots I really like my iPhone 5.
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:47
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Apple will get what they think they can for it. They pretty much know their market. (As does any company - non of them are charities).

The market will decide. If it fails, watch the price fall, if it's a success then you'll have to pay
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:48
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They stopped selling that one. It's iPhone 4S/5C/5S now, plus the original iPhone was crap, as was the 3G , too feature incomplete like not being able to record video. Now they are not, and compared to my android galaxy s2 that locked up, freezed, got red hot and crashed lots I really like my iPhone 5.
Oh... You took my post seriously....
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:51
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The budget phone is the iPhone 4S at 349, not the 5C.
What about next year will the 5C replace the Iphone 4S I doubt it.

I suspect next year the 5C and 5S will be discontinued and it will be a Iphone 6 and Iphone (budget).
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Old 10-09-2013, 19:52
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Oh... You took my post seriously....
Lmao
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:02
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What about next year will the 5C replace the Iphone 4S I doubt it.

I suspect next year the 5C and 5S will be discontinued and it will be a Iphone 6 and Iphone (budget).
Yes, probably. Unless Apple decide against the current convention. After all they stopped naming the OS after cats this year, so maybe it'll be time for a change.
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:15
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Even the Galaxy S4 is cheaper by at least 34 compared to the 5C...
What are Apple thinking with these prices?
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:17
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nexus 4 for 199 pounds is twice the phone of the 5s and 5c combined.

iphone prices it s like harrods... crap in a nice box for rich people... the sad thing is that even though it s expensive is no were NEAR as good as a middle class android device...

i think apple believes that we are stupid and don t know the cost of aluminium or plastic...
they can keep both of the new iphones...


I will buy an iphone ONLY when the do one with android instead of the idiotic and primitive ios. untill then apple can shove iphone up their ...........
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:18
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nexus 4 for 199 pounds is twice the phone of the 5s and 5c combined.

iphone prices it s like harrods... crap in a nice box for rich people... the sad thing is that even though it s expensive is no were NEAR as good as a middle class android device...

i think apple believes that we are stupid and don t know the cost of aluminium or plastic...
they can keep both of the new iphones...


I will buy an iphone ONLY when the do one with android instead of the idiotic and primitive ios. untill then apple can shove iphone up their ...........
Not 64bit. your opinion is void.
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:21
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Only thing I enjoyed is finding out when I can get iOS 7 on my iPad and getting a proper multitasking system and control panel. Hopefully I enjoy iOS 7 some of the things I do miss from android are meant be in it. Rest was horrible to find out iPhone 5C is biggest con I heard in a long while. I feel sorry for people who are going buy by accident I can imagine though some operators will be offering it for free with a high end contract or 99 with a mid range so it might suit some people.
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Old 10-09-2013, 20:24
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The prices are disgraceful in my opinion . 469 for what looks like a Fisher Price My First Phone

It will be a cold day in hell when I give Apple my dosh
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