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  Reply # 685288 13-Sep-2012 06:49 Send private message

Behodar:
geekiegeek: New Zealand 28 September!

Fastest rollout ever.

Didn't NZ get the original 3G a day before the US?


4 was my first but I think NZ was first that day

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  Reply # 685290 13-Sep-2012 06:52 Send private message

Good to read a few perspectives on iPhone 5 already. For those that will buy the iPhone 5 on launch I'm curious to hear what's driving that decision - and likewise for those who are looking to a competing product. Any comments will be helpful when I discuss the iPhone 5 on TV3 this morning.




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  Reply # 685291 13-Sep-2012 06:57 Send private message

paulspain: Good to read a few perspectives on iPhone 5 already. For those that will buy the iPhone 5 on launch I'm curious to hear what's driving that decision - and likewise for those who are looking to a competing product. Any comments will be helpful when I discuss the iPhone 5 on TV3 this morning.


My thoughts:

Very leaked so nothing really new, but pleased that they seem to have updated everything hardware. So, while the incremental update is largely as expected, a bit more than I thought, including camera and video improvements on an already very good feature, plus more battery life. Those, adding to iOS6 does make the sum better than the parts I feel. My main like for iDevices is integration across all products, that continues to grow.

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  Reply # 685292 13-Sep-2012 06:58 Send private message

I did learn *something* today though; the name. I can officially start calling it "iPhone 5" instead of "the next iPhone" now :P

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  Reply # 685293 13-Sep-2012 07:03 Send private message

Behodar: I did learn *something* today though; the name. I can officially start calling it "iPhone 5" instead of "the next iPhone" now :P


Please, no 5S next year!  With this phone being the SJ-Tim Cook phone, I wonder if TC will take the next version as his? Look at a little customising, look at a two phone launch, 4" and 4.8"?

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  Reply # 685294 13-Sep-2012 07:05 Send private message

I see that it has LTE band 3 (1800), which I believe is what Telecom will be trialling later this year :)

Edit: And NZ is on the supported countries list for the updated Maps app. Hopefully this means that better data is coming before the 28th because the current dataset is terrible here in the BOP.

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  Reply # 685295 13-Sep-2012 07:12 Send private message

Disappointed with iphone5, especially lack of NFC chip.

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  Reply # 685296 13-Sep-2012 07:16 Send private message

I do prefer ios, but with only 4 inch display, i dont think 2x faster graphic means nothing much

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  Reply # 685297 13-Sep-2012 07:17 Send private message

sahyun1: Disappointed with iphone5, especially lack of NFC chip.


Where and how often can you use NFC now?

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  Reply # 685298 13-Sep-2012 07:19 Send private message

Was there an iOS 6 date?

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  Reply # 685299 13-Sep-2012 07:20 Send private message

20th.

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  Reply # 685300 13-Sep-2012 07:24 Send private message

The new cable/connector sounds like the most innovative feature. Paul, feel free to use that quote : ) lol.

What is the connector exactly and impact on docking anyone?

Something magsafe would be really nice but it doesn't sound anything like that.

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  Reply # 685301 13-Sep-2012 07:25 Send private message

For now, nowhere actually, but i belIeve it'll be different next year. And i can get update software wise, but with hardware, you only have what you got.
Recent android phones have the chip, I think it will be a drawback for iphone5



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  Reply # 685302 13-Sep-2012 07:27 Send private message

Sapphire crystal lens instead of glass or plastic? Now they're talking...





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  Reply # 685303 13-Sep-2012 07:29 Send private message

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sahyun1: Disappointed with iphone5, especially lack of NFC chip.


Where and how often can you use NFC now?


 

Snapper, Paywave, McDonalds, link sharing by bumping.  Still not too many

I'm waiting for Myki in Melbourne to adopt it. Hate having to pull my card out of my wallet, since I have about 5x touch cards in there :(  Would rather just slam my phone against the sensor






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