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Topic # 108766 5-Sep-2012 11:46 Send private message


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  Reply # 681715 5-Sep-2012 12:11 Send private message

that will be the announcement date, not the release date.

release date will likely be 1-2 months after that judging by previous history

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  Reply # 681716 5-Sep-2012 12:12 Send private message

WHAT  A WONDERFULL DAY :) !!

ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE ON SEPTEMBER 12TH




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Reply # 681725 5-Sep-2012 12:20 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: that will be the announcement date, not the release date.

release date will likely be 1-2 months after that judging by previous history


Close enough Wink

IT'S ON!!

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  Reply # 681730 5-Sep-2012 12:22 Send private message

Here's some more fuel for the fire, 

Galaxy S3 outsells iPhone in US in August
http://www.ubergizmo.com/2012/09/samsung-galaxy-s3-top-selling-smartphone/

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  Reply # 681731 5-Sep-2012 12:23 Send private message

I'll be interested to see how Mr Cook explains that the ideal size for a phone screen isn't 3.5" any more. Especially since that has been the party line since 2007.
What is it about Wednesdays in the US? Nokia this week, Apple next week and HTC on the 19th.

Edit:  Came straight to this thread from the homescreen and didn't realise what forum it was posted in.  Shouldn't it be in iOS or otherwise it is just trawling for trolls Undecided.




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  Reply # 681732 5-Sep-2012 12:24 Send private message

wellygary: Here's some more fuel for the fire, 

Galaxy S3 outsells iPhone in US in August
http://www.ubergizmo.com/2012/09/samsung-galaxy-s3-top-selling-smartphone/


Not unreasonable given that many of those after an iPhone would now be holding fire for the new release

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  Reply # 681772 5-Sep-2012 13:18 Send private message

Dingbatt: I'll be interested to see how Mr Cook explains that the ideal size for a phone screen isn't 3.5" any more. Especially since that has been the party line since 2007.
What is it about Wednesdays in the US? Nokia this week, Apple next week and HTC on the 19th.

Edit:  Came straight to this thread from the homescreen and didn't realise what forum it was posted in.  Shouldn't it be in iOS or otherwise it is just trawling for trolls Undecided.


Whatever the size is I bet Apple have already lodged a patent for it Money Mouth (Sorry couldn't resist).

Seriously though it will be interesting to see what new innovations they can come up with.  There is nothing like competition.


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  Reply # 681782 5-Sep-2012 13:30 Send private message

Giggs: [Whatever the size is I bet Apple have already lodged a patent for it Money Mouth (Sorry couldn't resist).

Seriously though it will be interesting to see what new innovations they can come up with.  There is nothing like competition.



Tee Hee.  Maybe they have, or paid the patent licence fee if owned by another.

Seriously though, I can't see there being any, or much future innovation as far as hardware is concerned, no matter who the manufacturer is. I feel its now all about the OS. Even then, they are all good.

Plenty of options for everybody

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  Reply # 681786 5-Sep-2012 13:39 Send private message

Cant wait :) recently got an iPad, i'm a convert now.

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  Reply # 681803 5-Sep-2012 13:59 Send private message

Im looking forward to Samsung announcing the challenger based on WP 8 that looks and feels like the iPhone 5.



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  Reply # 681820 5-Sep-2012 14:24 Send private message

Dingbatt: Edit:  Came straight to this thread from the homescreen and didn't realise what forum it was posted in.  Shouldn't it be in iOS or otherwise it is just trawling for trolls Undecided.


If my Holy War picture didn't make the point, I don't know what will Tongue Out



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  Reply # 681892 5-Sep-2012 16:11 Send private message

DoggNZ:
Dingbatt: Edit:  Came straight to this thread from the homescreen and didn't realise what forum it was posted in.  Shouldn't it be in iOS or otherwise it is just trawling for trolls Undecided.


If my Holy War picture didn't make the point, I don't know what will Tongue Out




Yeah, sorry, a bit slow.  I didn't realise Apple had the patent for Holy Wars as well.  Latest shot fired, I see, is Samsung threatening to injunct the iPhone 5 (or 'new iPhone' or whatever it is called) if it has LTE onboard.




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  Reply # 681895 5-Sep-2012 16:14 Send private message

I think they need to release new phones twice a year now to keep up with the features of the competition.

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  Reply # 681913 5-Sep-2012 16:41 Send private message

Whatever it is I hope its great so other manufacturers have to improve, only good for us consumers at the end of the day.

I'm also having the guys at work on about screen size as they have been saying for over a year they don't want or need a bigger screen, surprisingly they are quiet on the subject now.




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  Reply # 681950 5-Sep-2012 18:37 Send private message

Maybe the human thumb has increased in length over the last few months hence necessitating the need for a massive 4inch screen?

Anyway I thought Samsung released the iPhone5 back in May earlier this year?

Saw on Twitter this morning that goophone (sp?) were going to sue apple for copying their iphone5 knockoff once released lol

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