1. sunfiregirl1228's Avatar
    Hi all!

    Just a really quick question...looking for some opinions

    I have had an iPhone 5 for about a year & my upgrade with Verizon is coming due in April. I love my iPhone 5, but lately it's been really sluggish & the battery seems to drain really quickly. I've tried resetting it...restoring it...nothing seems to help. So my question is this: Should I try & hold out until my upgrade in April & get the iPhone 5s, get the iPhone 5s on the Verizon Edge plan, or just hold out as long as possible & wait on the iPhone 6? I've heard so many rumors about when the iPhone 6 is coming out, but that's all they are..Rumors, so I don't know what to do.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!

    Thanks!
    Heather
    01-28-2014 08:32 AM
  2. taz323's Avatar
    It's a matter of preference , but if your having issues with the phone you have now, why Waite. The 5s is a great phone.
    01-28-2014 08:42 AM
  3. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    I think you should go on a playing spree... Go look and play with the phone and you wont be sorry. The 5S is an awesome phone coming from someone who has one. Good luck.
    nikkisharif likes this.
    01-28-2014 08:57 AM
  4. iEd's Avatar
    Thats hard call. If you get the 5S in April
    before you know it the iPhone 6 is here.
    I love my 5S. I don't think I could wait.
    The 5S is a hot piece. You wouldn't regret getting it.
    Last edited by iEd; 01-28-2014 at 10:47 AM.
    01-28-2014 10:25 AM
  5. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    It matters on preference. Play with them at the Apple Store like Jag said.
    01-28-2014 10:42 AM
  6. iRiidium's Avatar
    How bad do you want a phone with larger screen? I kinda like the idea of a having the 4" screen on such a powerful device. The iPhone 5s is a slick device on it own, but once you jailbreak it turning it into a miPhone 5s, well, then its on a whole other level. ...and there's always iPad Minis and Airs for when you want something larger. It would be really funny if the rumors turned out to NOT be true and the iPhone 6 DID NOT have a larger screen like everyone is hopefully assuming it will.


    Sent from my iridium iPad Air LTE 
    01-28-2014 11:01 AM
  7. finn5975's Avatar
    Hi all!

    Just a really quick question...looking for some opinions

    I have had an iPhone 5 for about a year & my upgrade with Verizon is coming due in April. I love my iPhone 5, but lately it's been really sluggish & the battery seems to drain really quickly. I've tried resetting it...restoring it...nothing seems to help. So my question is this: Should I try & hold out until my upgrade in April & get the iPhone 5s, get the iPhone 5s on the Verizon Edge plan, or just hold out as long as possible & wait on the iPhone 6? I've heard so many rumors about when the iPhone 6 is coming out, but that's all they are..Rumors, so I don't know what to do.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!

    Thanks!
    Heather
    My first question would be, have you had the phone less than a year. I know you mentioned having it 'about a year'. If it has been less than a year, I would be on the phone either with Verizon Tech Support or making an appointment with the Apple Genius Bar. You may walk away with a refurbished, but perfectly working, iphone 5 which could greatly affect your decision. I would hate to see you use your upgrade to get the 5S, only to be wishing down the road that you had waited on the new iphone (if indeed that is a possibilily that you would feel that way). Also, I would avoid the Edge plan like the plague if possible but that is just me.

    If you are outside of that one year period then I suppose you will have to make the original decision you mentioned. In that case, I really cannot help you because our needs and wants could be completely different.
    01-28-2014 11:03 AM
  8. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    When your upgrade comes up a new iPhone will be coming out 5 months after. I would probably wait for the new gen instead of going for the 5s but that's me personally. Do you have AppleCare+? If you're still under warranty I'd try to get a replacement.


    Sent from my [Gold] iPhone 5s
    serglb likes this.
    01-28-2014 11:45 AM
  9. iRiidium's Avatar
    When your upgrade comes up a new iPhone will be coming out 5 months after. I would probably wait for the new gen instead of going for the 5s but that's me personally. Do you have AppleCare+?


    Sent from my [Gold] iPhone 5s
    One plan of attack, if you care that much and its not a fiscal strain, is to get two lines with upgrades staggered. So, one year you can get one phone, and the next year you can get the other. IMO, its never a bad idea to have a spare phone/line if the cost isn't prohibitive or silly to you.


    Sent from my iridium iPad Air LTE 
    01-28-2014 11:49 AM
  10. Haseeb Rehman's Avatar
    My iPhone 5 is not even a bit sluggish and works exactly the same as my brother's iPhone 5S gold. I think you should get it replaced and wait for the iPhone 6.
    nikkisharif, serglb and EmceeGeek like this.
    01-28-2014 12:56 PM
  11. nikkisharif's Avatar
    If you're within your warranty or have AppleCare+, you should get a replacement and save your upgrade to see what the 6 will be like. That way you'll have more options and can close between the 5S or 6.
    EmceeGeek likes this.
    01-28-2014 01:25 PM

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