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Apple iPhone 5: the new features

0. phoneArena 12 Sep 2012, 15:16 posted on

The new Apple iPhone 5 is here! It wasn’t a shocking surprise, but rather a very solid upgrade to the existing iPhone 4S. Apple delivered on all fronts starting with a larger…

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posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:22

28. koolkat-uk (Posts: 10; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


I'm truly disappointed. I'm a true Apple fan. I have had iPhone 4 and upgraded to the 4S, saw no visible changes. now I'm looking at the iPhone 5 and i thinking i must have been a dummy for waiting this long.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:30

35. remtothemax (Posts: 205; Member since: 02 May 2012)


really?

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 19:11

49. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)


being a true Apple fan & having both the iPhone 4/4S why would you expect a major difference? keeping the shell relativity the same but tweaking what's under the hood has always been Apple's practice.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 20:27

55. OnlyiPhone (Posts: 29; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)


Its not about design if you buy a phone for the look you stupid its about features, battery life, screen resolution. the things that will actually make the phone usable. a phone could look like s**t but be the best phone mankind has ever seen

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:32

36. VebbX (Posts: 41; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)


No Wireless Charging and NFC, apple you didn't do it this time.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:54

41. vvelez5 (Posts: 623; Member since: 29 Jan 2011)


Not really that impressive. It looks like Apple is lagging also no NFC? Dumb move. I do like the solid back moving away from the glass but I didn't see anything about a stronger screen. Are we still going to smashed up iPhones? It is a positive step and it will sell out because it is an Apple product but nothing in there is impressive.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 17:06

43. cjjohnson86 (Posts: 29; Member since: 05 Jan 2012)


Just overall not impressed. I'ts the I-phone 4 and 4s with LTE (Late to party) a 1inch bigger screen (late to party), and the A6 ( pretty good). I think I have been spoiled by android, I just don't see a huge redeeming value for people to jump from there 4s to the 5 (Maybe 4). Gotta admit I am somewhat bias though because I never liked the closed ecosystem for the I phone. I think samsung will nail them on the LTE patents though.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 17:08

44. cjjohnson86 (Posts: 29; Member since: 05 Jan 2012)


I just realized. If people thought sprints network is bad now....Oh Boy! is it going to be boggled down when the I-5 launches on there network. It will be interesting to see.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 19:15

51. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)


i can say i'm never impressed or excited about any phone launch until i hold it in my hands. from there i make my judgements. but i will mention this again...4 month old GS3 for sale...any takers? lol

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 21:47

56. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 799; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


If compared to the upcomming Xperia V then is a big MEH.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 22:12

57. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


i am deeply inlove with the new iPhone!!! but hate that it really looks like the leaks!!! even though its nice, but it dont give me "Jaw-dropping" experience like the S3 (not even a fan of samsung and android)

but really glad that they agree for a taller iPhone.. but still wishing a bit taller and wider like 4.2"

haters gonna hate but i really like it! very compact build!! now im getting a lumia and an iPhone..

but i wonder why iPhone dont have the joyful color like the iPod touch and nano? maybe it will make it s ovious that they "get inspiration" from nokia lumia?

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 22:14

58. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


i think lumia 920/820 and other WP will be pissed coz iPhone's now ready to ship and will "conquer" the mobile world again..

i feel bad for nokia and microsoft!! i wish that these lumia will be ship on september!

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 22:38

60. Raptor9142 (Posts: 41; Member since: 15 Apr 2012)


i dont see anything that surpass androids.
or anything that could be hard appealing.

iPhone 4s atleast had something called SIRI that made competition,
wat this iCopy 5 phone could do?

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 23:10

62. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 660; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


just couple of changes :P

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