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    Hello everyone. I need some advice on buying my first iphone.
    A little background-
    i'm from india (if that matters), currently eyeing at iphone 6(16gb - $720), and can easily get 5S and 5C(8gb) as well.

    My usage isn't that intense- texting, music, time to time youtube, light games, and occasional calls. but my hands aren't that stable, and i drop my phone alot.

    currently i'm on android, and a little doubtful about going for an iphone. My questions are-

    1. Should i buy 6 rightaway? or wait for the next model to come ? is it going to be 6S or 7? Also, at that point, will the 6 become obsolete instantly?

    2. Should i really buy 6 rightaway? or go for 5S or 5C? (no, i don't crave for 4" screen, i just think 5S looks prettier)

    3. What problems i might face while switching from my 'Google' phone to 'Apple' phone? I am a heavy user of Google Drive.

    4. JUST IN CASE if i drop my phone, will the screen shatter immediately? is it that fragile? - i see a lot of shattered iphones, that's why a little concerned.

    Waiting for the answers.
    Sorry for the grammatical mistakes, if there are any.
    04-24-2015 09:15 AM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    I wouldn't go any less than 32GB...
    04-25-2015 11:31 AM
  3. Bigeric23's Avatar
    Thanks for your questions. I'll attempt to give my input on each one individually.

    1) It depends on how bad you want a new phone. If you can't wait, I would suggest you hold off until the next iPhone is released.

    2) If you don't need a bigger screen, the 5C would make a great phone.

    3) Most of Google's services have iPhone apps so that should not be an issue. However, going from one OS to another can be disruptive--until you get acclimated.

    4) Any phone that has a glass screen can shatter if dropped. That is why I would suggest AppleCare+.
    04-25-2015 11:35 AM

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