Now that's a plasticity phone.
They are copying NOKIA with colors
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samsung will sue apple for copying their plastic products
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All you icarp fans were saying something about plastic hahaha
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Plastic = cheap which is exactly the point with these affordable iPhones. S4 was suppose to be a premium device failed with cheap materials. Did I dumb it down enough?
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It's like they are going back to the Feature phone design styles and the iPhone 3GS plastic-ky back.
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Between the new outer colours and iOS 7 turning all pinks and purples shades the iPhone is really starting to look like a girls fashion item,which I suppose has been the iphones main selling point anyhow.
Shhhh now u have a cheap plastic phone. Get over it.
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Foot n mouth as usual. Apple has a cheap plastic phone. My note two is plastic, but not cheap. My ip5 is not cheap or plastic, it's top notch. Now you get over it fanboy
KICK my two foot in your MOUTH. who cares bout CHEAP PLASTIC or METAL type phone. your iPhone is not everyone can't afford a 700$ phone
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It will be funny if this plastic is the same with s4!! It only means that s4 is CHEAP!!!
Its a iPhone my guess cost will be 500-600$
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I can bet a thousand dollars this will feel far better than S4 in hand, because it's going to be unibody.
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Please. No more plastic. We already have an over abundance of plastic being used within every industry all over the world that virtually everyone uses. The cellphone industry is completely different and it deserves to use no plastic materials because it is...well, the cellphone industry of course.
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Plastic is the best material for cellphones as it allows signals to pass through it and is relatively sturdy and cheap. Metal, on the other hand, mostly blocks these waves and are more expensive. Sometimes both plastic and metal are used to solve the signal problem while providing a luxurious metallic feel to the phone, but you can't completely remove plastic.
Also remember that there is a distinction between cheapish plastic, like in the Galaxy S4, and premium plastic, like in the Lumia 920.
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tell it to the HTC One. I see no wave blockage there.
Don't forget too tell HTC too update their phone.
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I hope you picked up on my sarcasm. I have never seen so much negative emphasis towards Polycarbonate based products in any industry as the cellphone market. It actually becomes counter-productive in consumer advocacy for this simple reason:
The weakest link of any device regardless of prestige, elegance, popularity and price is the battery. I would celebrate any manufacture that can design a phone with the finest materials possible yet keep the accessibilty to the most commonly failed component in an electronic device. I'm not willing to waste an insurance claim on a failed battery. Other issues can happen within the two year contract that deserve more relevance.
Until then, people are willing to compromise common sense in exchange for aesthetics.
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It looks like what would happen if Jelly Belly made a phone...
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I respect taste and preference, but why would I want to afford this?
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Black is only for people rich enough to afford a real iphone.
I know this sounds like I am trollin' but Apple admitted they want to keep black to the high end iphones.
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White. All rest look too gaudy.
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Apple scared of Windows Phone gaining market share ......
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Well if the price is right i sure like to eperience IOS.
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I think it would be $200 more expensieve than 32GB ipod touch for unlocked version, which is not pretty affordable for developing country. But who knows.
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Not to be an Android fan but the colors of the iPod touch 5G is so much better than this GENERIC LOOKING iPhone. They are like creating a rip-off of the Nokia Lumia which is way better on selecting colors.
next thing we know it. Apple is going TOO PATENT the COLOR DESIGN SCHEME
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That's weird, suddenly I want to eat some Skittles... XD
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wow let see those apple fan will say about these new phones ,so l can call them hypocrites!!!
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oh....! come on..still my nokia asha 501 build quality and finish is far more better than these cheap iphones! and moreover the colours?? :O seems like they are inspired by Nokia's rainbow range of colours! apple stop copying..
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