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Old 20-09-2013, 22:43
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Hi, just wondered if anyone still has there iPhone 5 or older models and is keeping it now the 5S has been released.

Just its my birthday on 19 October and my old Nan has just told me she has bought me the iPhone 5 thinking it was the latest model. I haven't got the heart to tell her that it's old.

If anyone else has no intention of getting rid of theirs it'd make me and Nan feel a lot better come 29 days time.

Thanks
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Old 20-09-2013, 22:46
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Of course they will be.

Not everyone is going to throw away a year old (maximum) phone.. Just because a slightly newer one has come onto the market.
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Old 20-09-2013, 22:56
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I suppose in mobile phone terms it's old, but it's only a year old.
I've got no intention of getting the latest model as there's nothing actually wrong with the iPhone 5 that would warrant an upgrade so soon.
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Old 20-09-2013, 22:58
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I do expect a glut of them on that (in)famous internet auction site which will probably have an adverse effect on asking prices.
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Old 20-09-2013, 22:59
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It's the same spec as the 5c. A 500 pound phone.

Most people keep their phone for 2 years.
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Old 20-09-2013, 22:59
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she has bought me the iPhone 5 thinking it was the latest model. I haven't got the heart to tell her that it's old.

If anyone else has no intention of getting rid of theirs it'd make me and Nan feel a lot better come 29 days time.
This is what's wrong with the world....

Are you 12?
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Old 20-09-2013, 23:00
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I suppose in mobile phone terms it's old, but it's only a year old.
I've got no intention of getting the latest model as there's nothing actually wrong with the iPhone 5 that would warrant an upgrade so soon.
Well unless you on Vodafone and O2 and want LTE.
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Old 21-09-2013, 09:52
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Hi, just wondered if anyone still has there iPhone 5 or older models and is keeping it now the 5S has been released.

Just its my birthday on 19 October and my old Nan has just told me she has bought me the iPhone 5 thinking it was the latest model. I haven't got the heart to tell her that it's old.

If anyone else has no intention of getting rid of theirs it'd make me and Nan feel a lot better come 29 days time.

Thanks
Just be grateful your Nan is so generous.

The iPhone 5 is an excellent phone and the upgrade to the 5S is relatively marginal.
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Old 21-09-2013, 10:04
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I still have my 5. I will be upgrading onto the 5S but not for a few days/weeks
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Old 21-09-2013, 13:19
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This is what's wrong with the world....

Are you 12?
Dunno, I think he/she's trolling - asked the same thing a week or so ago about the Xperia Z/Z1
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Old 21-09-2013, 14:25
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Dunno, I think he/she's trolling - asked the same thing a week or so ago about the Xperia Z/Z1
Was going to reply until I read that lol

So he/she posted that their nan bought them a Z/Z1 aswell?

Cool nan buying brand new phones every few weeks lol



Typed on my iphone 5
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Old 21-09-2013, 14:28
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My partner still has his iPhone 3Gs, and even tech-minded* old me only has a 4s.


* yes, despite the wails of protest from Android advocates real techies can also own and enjoy using iPhones. Amazing eh?
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Old 21-09-2013, 15:01
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I've still got my iPhone 5 and I've got no intention if replacing it for quite a while. Why should I? There's no need. The new one just has a fingerprint scanner and the other one is made of plastic. I'm going to download iOS 7 soon so then I will pretty much have the new iPhone.

I got my iPhone 4 when it was first released in 2010 and I kept it for 3 years.
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Old 21-09-2013, 15:04
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I still have my 4s and have no intention of upgrading any time soon :0 what a silly question lol
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Old 21-09-2013, 15:50
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Yeah, keeping my 5 for now. Happy with how iOS 7 runs on it. As far as I can see, the major differences between the 5 and 5s are improved camera, and the Touch ID finger scanner. As I generally carry a proper camera for photography, the phone camera isn't a sufficiently good reason for me to update. I'll keep my cash thanks.

I'd be more tempted to update my Nexus when the 5 appears, if there's a higher capacity version.
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Old 21-09-2013, 15:55
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At the risk of feeding the troll...

I am perfectly happy with my 4S, now running iOS7 with no issues. What I'm not so happy with is the O2 contract, but that expires in a few weeks and I'll likely move to Three.
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Old 21-09-2013, 16:00
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I am perfectly happy with my 4S, now running iOS7 with no issues. What I'm not so happy with is the O2 contract, but that expires in a few weeks and I'll likely move to Three.
My 4s contract with O2 expired a few months back and I went onto one of their SIM-only month-by-month contracts instead. Worth a look if you're going to keep the phone. Much better value than O2 were giving 2 years ago.
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Old 21-09-2013, 16:05
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My partner still has his iPhone 3Gs, and even tech-minded* old me only has a 4s.


* yes, despite the wails of protest from Android advocates real techies can also own and enjoy using iPhones. Amazing eh?
Yes, there seems to be an opinion amongst the anti-Apple brigade that owners of any Apple products must go out and buy every single product.

I originally had a 3G but didn't upgrade till the 4 came out and then went on to the 5 which I currently have.
I saw no reason to get the 3GS and 4S between these models.

I think I'll wait until Apple get to the 6S before upgrading again.
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Old 21-09-2013, 18:13
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To the above posters that said I am trolling at NO point did I say I have or was going to buy the Sony Xperia™ Z1 I was just interested on what others will do with there Xperia™ Z handset as I currently own it. It was seeing iOS 7 on my aunts phone and NAN's purchase of the iPhone 5 for me which resulted in this thread!!
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Old 21-09-2013, 18:32
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Tell your Nan to add me on Facey . Sounds like my kind of chick
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Old 21-09-2013, 19:11
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My nan is going to buy me Blackberry. The company, not the phone.
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Old 21-09-2013, 19:43
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My nan is going to buy me Blackberry. The company, not the phone.
Tell her she's a cheapskate. The phone will probably be worth more.
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Old 21-09-2013, 20:03
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To the above posters that said I am trolling at NO point did I say I have or was going to buy the Sony Xperia™ Z1 I was just interested on what others will do with there Xperia™ Z handset as I currently own it. It was seeing iOS 7 on my aunts phone and NAN's purchase of the iPhone 5 for me which resulted in this thread!!
You still haven't answered my question?

Are you 12? You sound seriously spoilt for a kid.
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Old 21-09-2013, 20:53
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You still haven't answered my question?

Are you 12? You sound seriously spoilt for a kid.
Haha wtf has age got to do with it.

FYI I'm 23 but very image and self conscious. The last thing I ever want to do is look cheap at the boxing events I go to. If that makes me spoilt then what effect does that have on you?
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Old 21-09-2013, 20:54
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You still haven't answered my question?

Are you 12? You sound seriously spoilt for a kid.
Hahahahahaha
Yes, most of us have to pay for the bloody things. We don't get given them. iPhone 5 with iOS 7 is great. Enjoy it and stop moaning.
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