1. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    After reading this forum of everyone getting their iPhone 4S's I want a new device, but want a 64GB white. Do you think I should save up for the $850 to get a 4s or wait till the ip5 comes out, and why?
    11-09-2011 09:07 PM
  2. E_Brown's Avatar
    If you really need the extra 32gbs of space, I guess it's worth it. I had an upgrade available to get my 4S, but I wouldn't have upgraded if I had to pay full price. I guess it's up to you. Is Siri, better camera, faster processor and extra 32GB worth it. If it is. Go for it.


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    11-09-2011 09:20 PM
  3. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    I know.... but $850...? If I could get Verizon to approve an early upgrade discount I'd consider it. I'm totally at a loss here.
    11-09-2011 09:32 PM
  4. ame's Avatar
    Wait. I am on my 3rd soon to be 4th iPhone4s. I'd wait til the 5 has been out for a month. THEN buy it.
    11-09-2011 09:33 PM
  5. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    Wait. I am on my 3rd soon to be 4th iPhone4s. I'd wait til the 5 has been out for a month. THEN buy it.
    Will the iP5 have LTE at least, or rumored to have it?
    11-09-2011 09:48 PM
  6. ame's Avatar
    It's rumored but no one will know til it's announced, as per Apple's usual MO.
    11-09-2011 09:52 PM
  7. noaim's Avatar
    I wouldnt spend 850 on a phone.. no way no how you can buy a nice computer for 850 no way a phone is worth that
    11-09-2011 09:58 PM
  8. Eileen89's Avatar
    Will the iP5 have LTE at least, or rumored to have it?
    The next generation iPhone will definitely be LTE capable. There's no way in heck that the iPhone could remain one of the top smartphone contenders if it doesn't.


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    11-09-2011 09:59 PM
  9. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    Thanks guys. Guess it's June-October 2012 holdout then....
    11-09-2011 10:02 PM
  10. Eileen89's Avatar
    After reading this forum of everyone getting their iPhone 4S's I want a new device, but want a 64GB white. Do you think I should save up for the $850 to get a 4s or wait till the ip5 comes out, and why?
    If you already have an iPhone 4 now and are happy with it, I would wait till you can get the 4S at upgrade pricing or wait for the next generation iPhone.


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    11-09-2011 10:05 PM
  11. leharris22's Avatar
    I'm certainly hoping the 5 will be LTE capable. But, in the interim I had to upgrade. It all depends on what you're willing to spend. If you can get by without it, wait. If you really want the 4S, splurge.
    11-10-2011 06:47 AM
  12. Cleveland's Avatar
    Sell your 4 via eBay .... Sold my 32 for $425 in a no reserve auction and had to pay retail for my 32 4S ... $807 - $425 = $382 for my 4S without an upgrade .... I can live with that lol
    Last edited by Cleveland; 11-10-2011 at 09:28 AM. Reason: Was $425 not $424 lol
    11-10-2011 07:09 AM
  13. cardfan's Avatar
    Sell your 4 via eBay .... Sold my 32 for $424 in a no reserve auction and had to pay retail for my 32 4S ... $807 - $425 = $382 for my 4S without an upgrade .... I can live with that lol
    I was wondering how long it'd take for someone to state the obvious. His iphone 4 is worth 300+ at minimum. Even if he pays now, he won't have to pay anything for the iphone 5 because he can sell his 4S at that time and just pay upgrade pricing.

    Though i think if i was in his having to buy retail position, i'd go for a 32gb one. Splurge on the iphone 5 for extra storage.
    11-10-2011 08:20 AM
  14. Cleveland's Avatar
    I was wondering how long it'd take for someone to state the obvious. His iphone 4 is worth 300+ at minimum. Even if he pays now, he won't have to pay anything for the iphone 5 because he can sell his 4S at that time and just pay upgrade pricing.

    Though i think if i was in his having to buy retail position, i'd go for a 32gb one. Splurge on the iphone 5 for extra storage.

    I want a 64GB 4S but what is the point when I have a 64GB iPad 2 lol
    11-10-2011 09:29 AM
  15. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    I want a 64GB 4S but what is the point when I have a 64GB iPad 2 lol
    I'm on a 32GB iP4 now, and have a 64GB iPad 2 WiFi. I guess a 32 would do but I do want the 64GB just so I dont have to worry about space..... I mean I guess I can hold out for another 8+ months for the iP5, just going to be pretty hard lol.
    11-10-2011 07:08 PM
  16. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    I'm certainly hoping the 5 will be LTE capable. But, in the interim I had to upgrade. It all depends on what you're willing to spend. If you can get by without it, wait. If you really want the 4S, splurge.
    It would make no sense whatsoever for the iP5 to NOT have LTE, particularily on Verizon. With all the 4G LTE Androids they keep advertising.... When was the last time you've seen a Verizon iPhone commercial? Hopefully Apple can master the process with the LTE chipset and battery...
    11-10-2011 07:10 PM
  17. Eileen89's Avatar
    When was the last time you've seen a Verizon iPhone commercial? Hopefully Apple can master the process with the LTE chipset and battery...
    I just saw a Verizon iPhone commercial today. I don't think Apple will have any problems mastering battery life and the LTE chipset.
    11-10-2011 08:02 PM
  18. takeshi's Avatar
    After reading this forum of everyone getting their iPhone 4S's I want a new device, but want a 64GB white. Do you think I should save up for the $850 to get a 4s or wait till the ip5 comes out, and why?
    The why is for you to determine. Selecting a device is never a one-size-fits-all matter. It's surprising how many posts asking questions like this omit the OP's needs/wants/budget/etc. We can't even attempt to tell you why for you without that information.

    I wouldnt spend 850 on a phone.. no way no how you can buy a nice computer for 850 no way a phone is worth that
    Apples and oranges What good would a computer do you if you need a phone? In any case, there are plenty that buy full retail devices for their own reasons. Worth is also highly subjective.

    I want a 64GB 4S but what is the point when I have a 64GB iPad 2 lol
    Depends on who you ask as "the point" is always highly subjective. I have a 64GB iPad 2 and a 64GB iPhone 4s. I don't see the point in not getting the most space available, particularly for devices where you cannot expand the storage capacity. As with anything subjective, YMMV of course.

    It would make no sense whatsoever for the iP5 to NOT have LTE, particularily on Verizon. With all the 4G LTE Androids they keep advertising.... When was the last time you've seen a Verizon iPhone commercial? Hopefully Apple can master the process with the LTE chipset and battery...
    Why wouldn't they?

    Apple tends to be slow at adopting new network tech. Do you not recall that it took them a while to get 3G on the iPhone? Back then there were plenty of other devices with 3G and poor battery life.
    Last edited by briareus; 11-10-2011 at 08:58 PM.
    11-10-2011 08:51 PM
  19. noaim's Avatar
    The why is for you to determine. Selecting a device is never a one-size-fits-all matter. It's surprising how many posts asking questions like this omit the OP's needs/wants/budget/etc. We can't even attempt to tell you why for you without that information.


    Apples and oranges What good would a computer do you if you need a phone? In any case, there are plenty that buy full retail devices for their own reasons. Worth is also highly subjective.
    I was comparing technologies... I can get a computer with 8 gb of ram a i7 quad core processor high end video card for 750

    how is a phone that does a quarter of what that machine does worth 850
    ?
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    11-11-2011 12:11 AM
  20. hondateg91's Avatar
    If I were you I wouldn't spend $850 on a phone. Just save your money for now and wait until the next iPhone comes out even though it might be awhile. I've spent way too much on cell phones in the last year and now realize it's such a waste.
    11-11-2011 01:12 AM
  21. cardfan's Avatar
    I was comparing technologies... I can get a computer with 8 gb of ram a i7 quad core processor high end video card for 750

    how is a phone that does a quarter of what that machine does worth 850
    ?
    Because it fits in your pocket and is always with you.
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    11-11-2011 01:16 AM
  22. Garz's Avatar
    Because it fits in your pocket and is always with you.
    I 2nd this
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    11-11-2011 01:47 AM
  23. Motorbones's Avatar
    I get the sneaky feeling that Apple set us all up quite nicely. By letting rumors leak about the great iPhone 5 BEFORE releasing the 4s, they've got people buzzing and having conversations about something that will probably be almost another year before being released. Talk about creating a market well in advance.. and being able to compete with the LTE without having actually release it in the 4s. Talk about being fricken brilliant!!!!
    11-11-2011 01:53 AM
  24. DannyMichel's Avatar
    I'm already regretting buying the 4s.
    i really want that 5 when it comes out.
    Unless there are no camera and processor improvements.
    if they maker it bigger, i won't be buying it
    11-30-2011 12:34 AM
  25. darktanone's Avatar
    Don't over think this! Get the subsidized iPhone 4S and be done with it! Next year sell it and use the cash to get the latest model. Repeat this every time a new model comes out and you'll always have the latest iPhone. I sell mine on*Craigslist every year. There's nothing to think about and no guilt. I just do it!*In this way, you pay for it initially and it pays for itself thereafter. This also liberates your mind from the worries and indecision about upgrading. That argument becomes*moot.*
    11-30-2011 02:20 AM
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