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Apple iPhone 5 Review

0. phoneArena 22 Sep 2012, 17:25 posted on

Interestingly enough this time around, it seems as though Apple is the one that’s actually catching up to the competition, since they’ve finally brought a bigger screen and speedy 4G LTE connectivity to the iPhone 5 – while continuing to improve with a retooled camera lens and new chipset. Add in that it’s flaunting a new design, though still ...

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posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:39 12

8. SleepingOz (unregistered)


WOW PANORAMA!

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:41 2

11. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


On Sprint?
Really?
lolz

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:43 4

14. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


I'm actually glad there is a review that is not Android biased, unlike every commenter on here. Great review!

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:43 3

15. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


its not Johns fault any thing lower and they would look at him funny

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:47 2

17. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Android users can't hate until they try iOS, seriously. I've used both, through many phones and I will always go back to iOS.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:03 3

31. Oxygen (Posts: 125; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


Have been using iOS for 2years(and still on my ipod touch) before switching to Android. Guess what? I'm not going back! Like XPERIA-KNIGHT said, it is too restricted.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:10 2

40. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Well, you are only a handful who feel the need to manage processes and every UI detail on their cell phone. Android will slow down over time, and you know it.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:20 2

58. Oxygen (Posts: 125; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


only a handful who want to share my files with my buddies from other platforms without jailbreaking, etc.. list is long and you know it. What do you mean by slow down? activations or innovations? Sorry but Android is doing well in both.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:28 1

73. Oxygen (Posts: 125; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


oops
their files with their buddies

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:24 5

67. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


mate seriously just stop, you shamelessly bash android then cry when anyone bashes apple.

android is more advanced-fact
iOS is a simple restricted os- fact

if you choose whatever you prefer not a problem but when you then come on here slagging off other phones and OS's and blindly praising everything apple does what do you expect to happen?

i have to say ifans are the worst of the fanboys.

''Android will slow down over time, and you know it.''

well iOS is slowed to a halt and just playing catch up so what are your thoughts on that

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:33 2

83. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


When an Android phone gets the publicity and media coverage, let me know. Obviously it's more than just a few people who like it. Just keep your Android phone, and I'll keep my iPhone.

posted on 24 Sep 2012, 16:56

312. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


mate how many times i dont have an android,i just know out of the 2 which is more functional, used both before you say i havent experienced them

just because i dont like the iphone you automatically think im in the android camp...sad really

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 23:55

225. Kevin0988 (Posts: 12; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


just compare your galaxy s3 with iPhone 3gs see how stutter lag animation on galaxy $3.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:26

70. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Also have you heard about Google ADK and Arduino?
http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/usb/adk.html

Does iOS can give such opportunity for us? NO!

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:37

88. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


It is very important thing because such things gives ability for people to create and innovate and it is very important! A lot of innovations can be made using this which will help in our lives!

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:18 2

128. MAS10X (Posts: 38; Member since: 26 Jul 2011)


Nowadays people are making that transition because the phones are no longer just a piece of equipment that let's us make calls. Now, it has started to become the way we communicate with everything from news, work and play and even our social life. You, my good sir, seems to be part of the handful who are ignorant enough to think that a phone is great by just doing the bare minimum.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:25 1

133. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Agree! And that's why today there is two different terms PHONE and SMARTPHONE.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:04 2

33. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


Android User coming from iOS :D i have found my place here

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:16

52. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)


Which androids have you tried?

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:21

61. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


From Cupcake all the way through to Jelly Bean. On the G1, G2, Nexus One, Droid X, Galaxy Nexus, and GS3.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:25 7

68. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Watch out! Your nose is growing.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:34

85. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


I'm not lying.. sorry

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:43

95. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


I'm using a Galaxy Nexus right now with the JO030 flashed rom, before VZ released it. I root all my android phones too, but I'll always go back to iOS..

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:56 1

163. MartyK (Posts: 846; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)


Sell you S3!!

I don't understand how ios user claims they have all these wonderful Android devices, but refuse to sell them...lol

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:22 6

63. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


iPhone 4 user here for a painful month, I switched carriers for that thing. After jail-breaking about 2 weeks in (which made it very unstable) I still found it too restricting. Came running back to T-Mobile and got myself a GS2, haven't looked back; actually, I'm looking forward, to the next Nexus that is. iOS is nice, but not Android nice. And even though I hate Touchwiz on the GS2 with a passion, I still find it more bearable than iOS.

I only think iOS is a media UI. I like the music interface, but that's it; and that's why i got an iPod Touch. I can't use it as my daily device.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:45 1

97. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


have you ever tried flashing any ROMs to your SII? i know there's an AOKP JB Build with your name on it.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:58 1

110. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Rooting was never really my thing, I don't know why. Maybe it's the voided warranty, or the fear of bricking my device, but it just never appealed to me.

I would LOVE to have stock Jelly Bean, or even stock ICS, but I just never had the will.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:19 1

129. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, it is kind of scary to pop your rooting/modding cherry but once you finally justify it to yourself and go through with it you'll know it was worth it. i don't really worry so much about the warranty because i can restore everything to factory condition and unless you get a real stickler kind of rep they either don't care or don't notice anything that does get through to them that you modified anything. i've gotten rooted phones and phones i've bought from a third party replaced under warranty. i honestly believe that T-Mobile has customer service that's as good as Verizon's was before they started acting up recently being that they always trade places for the JD Power & Assotiate Awards and from friends with good things to say about it. you do have to be careful about bricking your phone but really if you just make sure your phone is charged before you do anything and you know how to follow instructions it shouldn't be a problem. i just make sure to do all the reading on what i'm doing before i start doing it, all of the guides, the comments, the notes, all of it. just in case you know? the AOKP JB Build 2 is pretty solid. i'd recommend trying it out and the T-Mobile SII is officially supported. o:

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:56 2

164. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


I'll take a look at it, no promises however. Much respect from me King.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 21:03

195. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


to me is backwards, no apple product fairs well in my hands, I'm even getting rid of my iPad

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