New commercials showing main features of Apple's iPhone.
now thats inovation.
yeh looks good, maybe when if the price becomes "ok" i mite get one.
this kinda reminds me of the thing that MS is doing... Surface i think its called. ya know with the table and being able to move pics around etc.
i am usually not a fan of apple products but that was pretty darn cool. if it takes and receives phone calls well that would be an awsome device however the price point is way high for the mass market. if it were more on par or slightly above other smart phones (the price) i would actually consider it. maybe in 6-12months after production stream lining happens they will be able to drop the price some. The interface is somewhat inovative but it doesn't have any features every other smart phone has, just that this one you use your finger instead of a stylus so basically it is a normal smart phone with a really cool UI and control concept.
that does look sweet. But the only problem is that it'll cost 600 bucks or more (don't know how much it will be in the EU), I rather buy a PS3 as I like to play games more. Still looks amazing if ask me. Apple products always look top notch.
I'm abit more social so I would go for the phone over the PS3.
but waaay too expensive and unlike other phones I doubt this will drop in price much. Apple tends to keep their prices high for a long time(see iPOD). Other companies are about to offer similar comparable phones to the iPhone so hopefully those will be priced for the average consumer. Another big problem with this phone is going to be battery life. Like with other Smartphones a full charge when using all it's features lasts less than a day. If you actually talk then it's even less. I can't imagine how much battery power is needed to power that display.. And if you are going to play music, watch video, etc I'm thinking while it's a great "show-off" type of device it won't be very practicle to anyone who actually want's to use it.
Ive yet to understand peoples obsessions with phones. I use my phone for talking, whats the point of a phone if the battery is dead. While there at it making cell phones do extra worthless stuff that they dont need to why dont they make cell phones that can open a garage, or turn on my tv, why buy a universal remote when you can just use your cellphone.... Make the cellphone so it turn on your car, and so you can use it as a credit card, so when you drop it or lose it your just totally screwed then.
i'd get one, but i don't have the money to drop, plus it'd probably cost a crap load to pay for the services needed like email, internet, all that good stuff..
Competition. Hopefully prices will fall. Yeah this is your same smart phone with more Memory, and kewl UI. Plus no 3G for the states. Oh well not getting it. If I'm gonna buy a $600 I need top notch in everything. After it makes and receives calls like any other phone. I'll stick to my T-Mobile dash for now...unless
Very nice phone :) Im thinking of getting the black jack or the blackberry pearl.
Two Of teh Pics In The Thumbnail Are Actually The LG Prada Phone...And $800 Imitation for People with More Dollars Than Sense
Not everyone can get this phone :( I go thru cingular already so I don't have to switch providers or anything and I do really need an upgrade for me phone. Well lo and behold you need to be eligible to get it... I'm eligible next year... the CSR person said that maybe Apple will let you buy the phone from them directly but I can't get the iPhone with a plan and I can't buy the iPhone out right from Cigular... (shakes fist in air! Why!!!!)
definitely getting this, june 29th wooot
I'll have to wait on Iphone 2. I can't deal with just EDGE networking, I need real 3G. Its a shame they skimped on this.
It's not skimping when you can only use 3G currently in big metro areas. Go outside the city and your in EDGE land or WiFi land. In a big city you can find multiple free WiFi hot spots..and most all of them are going to be faster then 3G. Better yet you don't have to pay for a data plan.
That's definitely a hot phone. What's interesting to me is that $600 for a phone is not as abstract as $600 for a PS3 or $480 for an Elite. Maybe because phones are more like a necessity now and games are still a hobby. Still, imagine a few years back, (1995) would you had paid $600 to walk around and talk on the phone? I know I wouldn't but now here I sit with my treo 650 that I paid a grip for when it first arrived. Funny how things change.
the style is similar to microsoft surface, but the iphone is still unitouch, so it only reads one surface press at a time. microsoft surface is multitouch and thus allows for many inputs or varying shapes and sizes to be registered, thus making it more groundbreaking. The iphone does not revolutionalize anything, it just takes the idea of a smart phone and makes it "pretty"
and iPhone is a phone and surface is a pc table. So regardless if you love MS and hate apple you can't really compare the two. iPhone does have multitouch like the pinching movement for zooming in and such. lol just the fact that you have to bring up this conversation shows your blindness. Surface is sheer genius and will be awesome once it's 3-5 years from now, but iPhone is here and now thus making it more groundbreaking in the immediate sense.
3G is only in big cities right now. WiFi is faster and it's free if you find the right places. Since the iPhone uses the same compact flash drives as the Nano you can upgrade it to a 16GB just by swapping in a bigger compact flash drive. People are already doing this with their Nano's. 2 yrs isn't nothing. If you can't afford a phone for 2 yrs...then you shouldn't even look at that type of phone. Every time I get a new phone it usually comes with a 1-2 yr contract deal.
3g is everywhere. last october it was launched nation wide, While this April they doubled the speed to 7.2 megs. Also. Do you know what a 8 gig card runs? Last I checked it runs $199.99 Lets not Forget the 26 dollar upgrade fee for the contract. that Cingular will not wave. And it even more if your a Switch over from another carrier like Verizon. $36 bucks and prorated first months bill. $$$ Lets break it down $36.00 Activation fee for a 24 month contract First months bill is prorated. That means Cingular bills a month in advanced so be ready for a huge bill. If you want the internet or E-mail to work at all you will be forced to get the $39.99 unlimited data plan per month. <--yep thats also prorated. and the data plan is is on top of your voice plan. $$$ All the while you will only be running at EDGE speed. Here is another little fun fact. You will not be taxed off the $599.99 price. oh no. Its the law that you must be taxed off the retail price of the phone. Anyone know what that is??? I do. its 999.99 lets not forget the cases and accessories that your sales boys will be pushing you to get. Total price out the door with the extra memory, case, and tax. 599+ (tax will vary from state to state. San Francisco will =684.99 199.99+ tax+215.00 plus 32.49 for the case ($932.48) WOW! lol wait to you get the first months bill! a wealthy man will still sh!t his pants
Thats alot. But I ain't gonna need extra memory, don't the phone already comes with 8gigs? That's enough memory for me. And, MAN, tax is bad in San Fran. I'm glad i live here where our tax is 8.25%. now i don't know how much its gonna cost with that upgrade fee, and all that stuff. But anyways you didn't include it, so I won't. Out the door it's $649.49 for the phone. Oh well lets include the case....$32.49. So, $681.98. That ain't that bad.
why dont apple just use this design and make the sixth generation ipod??......all they gotta do is take some features out..like the phone.the only features i want are music,video,photo,net,and wi-fi,..increase the hard-drive to like 20-30g then i'll get it..if it ranges around 350..otherwise i'm good with my zune....
due you know how much the iPhone is going to cost ha ha ha this is funny because i know tons of people that said they wouldn't buy a ps3 because of the cost are going to get this phone which cost the same as a ps3. how ironic
The commercials are great. Me wants!
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