1. Doc Z's Avatar
    I picked up an iPhone 5 first thing in the morning on launch day and I couldn't be happier after dumping my Blackberry Bold 9930. No scuffs/dents, no defects, software issues, or anything else other people love to complain about. Sure, maps is underdeveloped, but how do you expect a brand new in house mapping solution to compete with Google's tried and tested mapping monster? It will come with time. This was an incredible upgrade for me - it's light years ahead of anything my Blackberry has ever done. The transition has been unreal. I thought I would miss the physical keyboard but I type just as fast on the touch screen. The fluidity of the OS, the speed, the battery life, the screen - it's all amazing. Comparing it to other phones, to the 4S, it's all silly. It IS a worthwhile upgrade any way you look at it.

    To quote the great Louis CK - "Everything is amazing and nobody's happy". Enjoy your powerhouse of a phone!
    MrDJL, Fausty82, Dahlen and 3 others like this.
    09-28-2012 09:12 PM
  2. GPAbsinthe's Avatar
    Don't worry... most of us do!
    09-28-2012 09:14 PM
  3. metrion's Avatar
    You know it's funny that they talked about how precise the iPhone 5 was, you know diamond cut and everything. But when I felt it, it felt like plastic.
    09-28-2012 09:15 PM
  4. Doc Z's Avatar
    I disagree. 4G, bigger screen, better battery life, faster processor - all things that finally sold me on the iPhone. Things that made me hesitate and think twice before jumping on the 4S.
    09-28-2012 09:17 PM
  5. GPAbsinthe's Avatar
    Sorry to say that I don't miss my 4S... not one second.

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    I disagree. 4G, bigger screen, better battery life, faster processor - all things that finally sold me on the iPhone. Things that made me hesitate and think twice before jumping on the 4S.
    If your due for an upgrade, or getting a new contract, there's no reason why you'd choose a 4S unless 100$ more for two years of greater benefits is beyond your means... Good choice!
    09-28-2012 09:19 PM
  6. Doc Z's Avatar
    My friend who was an ardent iPhone 5 hater but loved his iPhone 4S played with my phone and even he conceded that it's better. No question about it.
    09-28-2012 09:19 PM
  7. metrion's Avatar
    It's faster, but it's only like 2 times faster. I'd like to get more bang for my buck. Did you noticed the Apple logo on the back is not silver?
    09-28-2012 09:20 PM
  8. Doc Z's Avatar
    Sorry to say that I don't miss my 4S... not one second.

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    If your due for an upgrade, or getting a new contract, there's no reason why you'd choose a 4S unless 100$ more for two years of greater benefits is beyond your means... Good choice!
    No I meant when the 4S was first launched. It just wasn't enough for me to hop on the iPhone train. The 5 was. Perfect blend of new features.

    ---------- Post Merged at 01:21 AM ---------- Previous Post was at 01:21 AM ----------

    It's faster, but it's only like 2 times faster. I'd like to get more bang for my buck. Did you noticed the Apple logo on the back is not silver?
    What does the Apple logo color have to do with anything? And "only like 2 times faster" is significant to me.
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    09-28-2012 09:21 PM
  9. scorpiodsu's Avatar
    You know it's funny that they talked about how precise the iPhone 5 was, you know diamond cut and everything. But when I felt it, it felt like plastic.
    You mean like a galaxy s3 or htc one x that's actually made out of plastic and not glass and aluminum. Come on man. Stop it. You enjoy trolling now.
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    09-28-2012 09:21 PM
  10. GPAbsinthe's Avatar
    Oh will you die already... Don't worry Doc, in another thread mister metrion was all fangs in the beginning, but in the end he was pretty much agreeing with everybody against him...

    It's only like 2 times faster... what are you, stupid? Two times faster than a phone that still kicks many asses out there on benchmark! Enough bang for my bucks... but of course you're not holding a 5, are you?
    09-28-2012 09:23 PM
  11. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    You get a "Like" from me for quoting Louis CK...bravo!
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    09-28-2012 09:25 PM
  12. GPAbsinthe's Avatar
    No I meant when the 4S was first launched. It just wasn't enough for me to hop on the iPhone train. The 5 was. Perfect blend of new features.
    Oh did not get that... well in that case you're patient!
    09-28-2012 09:26 PM
  13. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    It's faster, but it's only like 2 times faster. I'd like to get more bang for my buck. Did you noticed the Apple logo on the back is not silver?
    Would it be too much to ask for you to shut the f*&k up?
    GPAbsinthe and kch50428 like this.
    09-28-2012 09:27 PM
  14. metrion's Avatar
    Apple had to calm down. If they had come out with something else revolutionary, the world wouldn't be ready for that yet.
    09-28-2012 09:30 PM
  15. Ginbill's Avatar
    Ha, kind of off topic, but why does everyone (non-iphone users) ask me if the apple logo glows? Did someone start that rumor? I'm just like uh, no.. And A++ for that quote. It's so true.
    09-28-2012 09:33 PM
  16. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Ha, kind of off topic, but why does everyone (non-iphone users) ask me if the apple logo glows? Did someone start that rumor? I'm just like uh, no.. And A++ for that quote. It's so true.
    There is this...

    How to make your iPhone 4 or 4S Apple logo glow | iPhone Atlas - CNET Reviews
    09-28-2012 09:37 PM
  17. metrion's Avatar
    It's negative feedback we're giving because we're getting features taken away from us.

    I think it's overreactions to that negative feedback that causes the flair ups around here. Apple is a company and the assessment must be done.
    09-28-2012 10:00 PM
  18. BryanTheRed's Avatar
    So you're telling what like it is? You like putting down a phone you don't even own??? If you have some reason for waiting to upgrade that's fine but quit spouting off at the mouth about something you aren't even using on a daily basis! You remind me of those tech sites that say the iPhone 5 is boring, really? Guess that's why they sold 2 million of em so far, huh?
    09-28-2012 10:04 PM
  19. sj-performance's Avatar
    So you're telling what like it is? You like putting down a phone you don't even own??? If you have some reason for waiting to upgrade that's fine but quit spouting off at the mouth about something you aren't even using on a daily basis! You remind me of those tech sites that say the iPhone 5 is boring, really? Guess that's why they sold 2 million of em so far, huh?
    Correction...5 million sir 😏


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    09-28-2012 10:22 PM
  20. Fausty82's Avatar
    You know it's funny that they talked about how precise the iPhone 5 was, you know diamond cut and everything. But when I felt it, it felt like plastic.
    Felt like plastic? Sure you didn't confuse it with your Samsung Galaxy III which IS plastic?
    09-28-2012 10:38 PM
  21. Eileen89's Avatar
    Would it be too much to ask for you to shut the f*&k up?
    Reading this dudes posts makes me think "Motoleo" was resurrected from the ban, lol.


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    09-28-2012 10:43 PM
  22. Fausty82's Avatar
    Reading this dudes posts makes me think "Motoleo" was resurrected from the ban, lol.


    Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk

    And the more he comments, the more sure I am that you are right... Just like the former, this one has a negative comment for every situation.

    Can we get a mod to do an IP check?
    09-28-2012 10:46 PM
  23. GPAbsinthe's Avatar
    And the more he comments, the more sure I am that you are right... Just like the former, this one has a negative comment for every situation.

    Can we get a mod to do an IP check?
    Worth it! The guy even has that surreal sense of logic motoleo had... like when he argued earlier in this thread that the Apple logo wasn't even silver behind the iPhone.
    09-28-2012 11:00 PM
  24. Eileen89's Avatar
    Can we get a mod to do an IP check?
    Unfortunately, this might not work as it is very easy to change your IP address if you really wanted to. As you said, though, you can tell by the posters style of posting as that is something that isn't as easily changed.


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    09-28-2012 11:06 PM
  25. Dahlen's Avatar
    Glad you are happy with it. I know I was unimpressed at first right after the announcement, but then I got my hands on one and I could not be happier. This thing flies, light as a feather, and looks immaculate.
    09-28-2012 11:35 PM
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