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Old 09-29-2011, 10:30 AM
 
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Ok - Better Camera, a bit lighter, tweaked operating system and software, new apps, perhaps faster processors, perhaps a slightly bigger screen -but hey so what? What not just call an upgraded version of the Iphone 4 - There is nothing significantly new here.

Surely - Smart phones will only start getting better when the battery life improve significantly and 4G access is available everywhere - then we are talking significant changes - not minor tweaks that are presented as some sort of great leap forward in technology.

Or is there something massively different I am missing?
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:38 AM
 
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What is wrong with battery life? My iPhone 4 does just fine in that area.
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Old 10-01-2011, 01:23 AM
 
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Ok - Better Camera, a bit lighter, tweaked operating system and software, new apps, perhaps faster processors, perhaps a slightly bigger screen -but hey so what? What not just call an upgraded version of the Iphone 4 - There is nothing significantly new here.

Surely - Smart phones will only start getting better when the battery life improve significantly and 4G access is available everywhere - then we are talking significant changes - not minor tweaks that are presented as some sort of great leap forward in technology.

Or is there something massively different I am missing?
I think faster processor more RAM and voice recognition software as per reports
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Old 10-01-2011, 02:59 PM
 
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Personally I feel they should have called it an iPhone 4GS but marketing is marketing.
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Old 10-01-2011, 10:15 PM
 
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Well, we won't know for a few days... but my guess is that kazyn is right here. It's probably a minor iteration as the rumors suggest.

If I were to get an iPhone now though, I'd get the 5 over the 4.

It's just got better specs and can do more than previous editions. Not a whole lot more, but Apple has to do something to keep up with competitors in terms of hardware. So minor releases make sense.
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:05 AM
 
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What not just call an upgraded version of the Iphone 4
I think they have it is called the iphone 4S it has the dual core A5 processor in it but maybe next year they might upgrade it to the iphone 5 with better performance and a new shape (tear-drop i think)
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