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Old 10-01-2012, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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I've had my windows phone for 2 years now and I waited until the iPhone 5 to come out. I ordered the iPhone 4s because it was simply cheaper and I needed a new phone. Should I have ordered the iPhone 5 instead or am I fine with the iPhone 4s?
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:55 PM
 
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We got the iPhone 4S a couple months ago after reading all the reviews and previews of the iPhone 5 and decided the 4S was going to be just as good for us so we did not wait.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:04 AM
 
Location: My House
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I've had my windows phone for 2 years now and I waited until the iPhone 5 to come out. I ordered the iPhone 4s because it was simply cheaper and I needed a new phone. Should I have ordered the iPhone 5 instead or am I fine with the iPhone 4s?
If you preferred the price of the 4S and you don't care about the faster phone or LTE, you should be fine.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:49 AM
 
Location: Bronx
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If you preferred the price of the 4S and you don't care about the faster phone or LTE, you should be fine.
I concur. My best advice foe the op is to buy an 4s and update the phone to ios6.
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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Isn't the 4s free now?
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:25 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Free? No, I think the 3gs is.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Whittier
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What I don't get is that, yes , the 4s is cheaper but it's only, what, $100 less?

You're going to be paying $1700 in a locked contract for 2 years. $100 is nothing. It's $4 a month.

That being said the 4s is still a decent phone and I'm not going to tell someone to spend more money. I just think it's almost always worth getting the better, slightly more expensive phone, if you can.
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I need a reading comprehension class. If you already ordered the 4s then I wouldn't feel bad about not getting the 5. The 4s is a fine phone.

Last edited by harhar; 10-02-2012 at 11:32 AM.. Reason: I need to learn myself to done read better.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:23 PM
 
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Isn't the 4s free now?
I know the 4 is free from AT&T, I bought it a week ago but they were back ordered.
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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4 is free, 4S is $99.

I had to decide based on speed. The 5 wins. However, I can't afford it, so I got a mifi device that gives me 4G LTE speeds for just $20 and $20 a month from Verizon. No need for the 5 when I have the spepd I need with the mifi device.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:58 PM
 
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The 4 is free. The 4s is 99 bucks. Did you make a mistake? No. I have a 4s and dont plan on getting the 5 until the dust settles. I get them free at work but not ready to spend my time troubleshooting. LOTS of issues with it but then again the iOS is a real pain in the arse right now. I have restored my personal phone and my husband's due to glitches. Not a happy camper. For those that dont have problems enjoy but many are having issues. If you are not the type that needs the latest thing out you are totally fine with the 4s. The iphone 5 is faster. This may be a big factor for you depending on how you use it. I work from home so I am pretty much on my wi-fi all the time. I rarely use my data plan.
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