1. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    So the iPhone 6 or whatever they plan to call the predecessor of the iPhone 5S will be launched soon enough and I was wondering if I should still buy the iPhone 5S or hold off till maybe September or so when the iPhone 6 will be available in my country depending on when its released. What do you guy think I already have one and I love it but I'm giving it to my mom so she can join the Apple fam, but I just don't know if I should hold off for the '6' or just buy the 5S and maybe sell when the 6 comes out. Advice??
    05-25-2014 05:59 PM
  2. pr1nce's Avatar
    I just bought three 5S's yesterday for myself and my kids. I had all three upgrades available and I chose not to wait. I also got a great deal at Verizon. As you know the 5S is an awesome device and frankly I'll be happy with this device for a couple of years. Do what makes sense and is best for you. Good luck!
    05-25-2014 06:16 PM
  3. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Go and if you already have not get one in your hand and play with it and see how it feels and what you think of it. Living outside the U.S. you have no idea when we get the new 6 as opposed to your country and nobody really know what the new phone is going to be. I think as mentioned before had from my fellow Ambassador, I think you would be very happy with it.
    05-25-2014 06:35 PM
  4. DX9's Avatar
    I just came from a 2 year stint with Android. Had the S4 and had the Nexus 5. I was going to wait for the 6 but couldn't handle the battery life on my nexus anymore as well as the data drops etc. Sold the nexus 5 for $300 and then paid the $250 early upgrade fee and picked up the 5S. Couldn't be happier. Very happy to be back with iPhone.
    05-25-2014 09:10 PM
  5. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    If you want a larger iPhone, wait. Failing that buy buy buy
    05-25-2014 09:16 PM
  6. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    The predecessor of the iPhone 5S was the iPhone 5. The iPhone 6 would be the successor. Sorry, these things bug me.

    To answer your question, if you can hold out for the summer I would. If not the 5S is an awesome device.


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    05-25-2014 09:35 PM
  7. thatotherdude24's Avatar
    If you want a new phone now then just buy the 5S. If you're always waiting for the next phone then you'll always be waiting.

    Sent from my Bambo and Orange Moto X
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    05-26-2014 01:26 AM
  8. precon22's Avatar
    The predecessor of the iPhone 5S was the iPhone 5. The iPhone 6 would be the successor. Sorry, these things bug me.

    To answer your question, if you can hold out for the summer I would. If not the 5S is an awesome device.


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    Thank you for shining light on that truly I was about to until I saw your post
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    05-26-2014 01:30 AM
  9. i7guy's Avatar
    Just bought spouse a 5S; coming from an Iphone 4. While there was not a great difference on the outside we all know the advancements between an iphone 4 and 5s. Needless to say, I got a happy camper spouse.
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    05-26-2014 09:20 AM
  10. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    The predecessor of the iPhone 5S was the iPhone 5. The iPhone 6 would be the successor. Sorry, these things bug me.

    To answer your question, if you can hold out for the summer I would. If not the 5S is an awesome device.


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    Actually I understand the name succession of the devices an how obvious it will be, however there are a few people who get on you for calling it the "iPhone 6" when according to them "it just maybe different" which is why in my post I catered for them and people like yourself who subscribe to the "name succession theory" for lack of a better term....But thanks everyone I'm buying a 5S today!
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    05-26-2014 09:42 AM
  11. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Keep us posted on when you get it, etc...


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    05-26-2014 10:19 AM
  12. EauRouge's Avatar
    So the iPhone 6 or whatever they plan to call the predecessor of the iPhone 5S will be launched soon enough and I was wondering if I should still buy the iPhone 5S or hold off till maybe September or so when the iPhone 6 will be available in my country depending on when its released. What do you guy think I already have one and I love it but I'm giving it to my mom so she can join the Apple fam, but I just don't know if I should hold off for the '6' or just buy the 5S and maybe sell when the 6 comes out. Advice??
    At this stage in the game... WAIT!!! You'll be able to maximize your time with the latest and greatest once the 6 comes out!
    05-26-2014 03:01 PM
  13. pr1nce's Avatar
    Actually I understand the name succession of the devices an how obvious it will be, however there are a few people who get on you for calling it the "iPhone 6" when according to them "it just maybe different" which is why in my post I catered for them and people like yourself who subscribe to the "name succession theory" for lack of a better term....But thanks everyone I'm buying a 5S today!
    Congrats your mom will be happy. Hope she enjoys her 5S!
    05-26-2014 03:40 PM
  14. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    Keep us posted on when you get it, etc...


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    Got a Gold 16GB would've had to wait till next week for the 32GB and that wasn't gonna happen, was way too anxious *like I didn't have one before -_-* but thanks for the help guys!
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    05-26-2014 11:37 PM
  15. HAWK's Avatar
    Got a Gold 16GB would've had to wait till next week for the 32GB and that wasn't gonna happen, was way too anxious *like I didn't have one before -_-* but thanks for the help guys!
    That I would of waited for... Personally


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    05-26-2014 11:59 PM
  16. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    That I would of waited for... Personally


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    Beside the anxiety I had no secondary phone
    05-27-2014 12:48 AM
  17. pr1nce's Avatar
    Got a Gold 16GB would've had to wait till next week for the 32GB and that wasn't gonna happen, was way too anxious *like I didn't have one before -_-* but thanks for the help guys!
    Congrats on your new 5S. Enjoy it!
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    05-27-2014 01:23 AM
  18. cincemilla's Avatar
    Iphone


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    05-27-2014 01:10 PM
  19. cincemilla's Avatar
    I think that if you have't bought iPhone yet then it'll be better to wait for iPhone 6 to come.


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    05-27-2014 01:14 PM
  20. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    Actually I understand the name succession of the devices an how obvious it will be, however there are a few people who get on you for calling it the "iPhone 6" when according to them "it just maybe different" which is why in my post I catered for them and people like yourself who subscribe to the "name succession theory" for lack of a better term....But thanks everyone I'm buying a 5S today!
    I think you missed the point predecessor means before successor means after.



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    05-27-2014 08:49 PM
  21. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    I think you missed the point predecessor means before successor means after.



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    I actually didn't. I said I understand the succession i.e. the order in which the devices are named whether predecessor or successor. Succession and successor have two different meanings, I believe you're the one with the misunderstanding. Point is I asked a question, the community helped and I bought an iPhone 5s..the end...
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    05-27-2014 10:47 PM
  22. pr1nce's Avatar
    Does it really matter? Let's get back on topic and move on. Thank you
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    05-27-2014 11:49 PM
  23. pr1nce's Avatar
    The iPhone 5s is a really nice upgrade. We assume the iPhone 6 will have more bells and whistles as they say. The 5s is an awesome device right now. For me it's not about having the latest and greatest.
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    05-28-2014 03:46 PM
  24. 3neekimmy's Avatar
    The iPhone 5s is a really nice upgrade. We assume the iPhone 6 will have more bells and whistles as they say. The 5s is an awesome device right now. For me it's not about having the latest and greatest.
    I was actually thinking of that, sticking with the 5S and waiting for the iPhone 6 'refresh' or '6S' because while I like the bells and whistles to an extent, I'm really enjoying the 5S, so basically if it aint broke...
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    05-28-2014 04:09 PM
  25. acuratly87's Avatar
    I recommend waiting. The WWDC will be June 2. At least see if the "iPhone 6" will be worth waiting for. It wouldn't be too bad to wait a couple days just to see what it's gonna be like before committing to the 5s.


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    05-28-2014 07:35 PM
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