Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | ... | 34
1374 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 269


  Reply # 1864412 13-Sep-2017 11:49
Send private message

They'll use Roman annotation for the Premium version I suppose. Next year could be 9/9+/XI

2120 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 972

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1864423 13-Sep-2017 12:03
Send private message

nas:

 

It's funny how this thread has turned into complaints and criticisms from people who don't even have or want an iPhone..

 

 

Err, well it is an impressions thread.


 
 
 
 


2120 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 972

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1864427 13-Sep-2017 12:07
Send private message

On pricing:

 

  •  Apple are pricing the less-desirable iPhone 8 sporting an old design at the same price as other new bezel-less flagships.
  •  Apple are pricing the iPhone X at about $300 above other flagships that offer (and led with) similar technology and specifications.

 Of course, it’s a free market and, as always, there will be takers at Apple’s price.


nas

303 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 143


  Reply # 1864428 13-Sep-2017 12:14
2 people support this post
Send private message

dafman:

 

On pricing:

 

  •  Apple are pricing the less-desirable iPhone 8 sporting an old design at the same price as other new bezel-less flagships.
  •  Apple are pricing the iPhone X at about $300 above other flagships that offer (and led with) similar technology and specifications.

 Of course, it’s a free market and, as always, there will be takers at Apple’s price.

 

 

It's also getting close to base model MacBook Pro price territory

 

The whole X just feels like design by compromise to me, ugly notch, ugly gui workarounds and gestures, no touch id, terribly expensive, and when you're showing off animated emoji's as a key design feature you know they've run out of ideas..

 

 


50 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1864429 13-Sep-2017 12:14
Send private message

dafman:

 

On pricing:

 

  •  Apple are pricing the less-desirable iPhone 8 sporting an old design at the same price as other new bezel-less flagships.
  •  Apple are pricing the iPhone X at about $300 above other flagships that offer (and led with) similar technology and specifications.

 Of course, it’s a free market and, as always, there will be takers at Apple’s price.

 

 

And as usual they will outsell every other flagship on the market as has happened every year since the iphone 6 in 2014


1339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 597


  Reply # 1864431 13-Sep-2017 12:17
Send private message

JPNZ:

 

dafman:

 

On pricing:

 

  •  Apple are pricing the less-desirable iPhone 8 sporting an old design at the same price as other new bezel-less flagships.
  •  Apple are pricing the iPhone X at about $300 above other flagships that offer (and led with) similar technology and specifications.

 Of course, it’s a free market and, as always, there will be takers at Apple’s price.

 

 

And as usual they will outsell every other flagship on the market as has happened every year since the iphone 6 in 2014

 

 

Wrong.

 

Iphone sales have been dropping for a couple of years. 


50 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1864434 13-Sep-2017 12:20
Send private message

Pumpedd:

 

 

 

Wrong.

 

Iphone sales have been dropping for a couple of years. 

 

 

Compared to what? The previous years iphone?

 

Care to provide something to back that up?


2120 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 972

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1864439 13-Sep-2017 12:22
Send private message

Yikes, correct me if I am wrong, but it looks like the entry-level iPhone X is NZ $500 more expensive than the Galaxy S8?!

 

Both 5.8" bezel-less screen, both 64GB (although the S8 is expandable)

 

iPhone X $1,799, Galaxy S8 $1,299


50 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1864440 13-Sep-2017 12:26
Send private message

Pumpedd:

 

 

 

Wrong.

 

Iphone sales have been dropping for a couple of years. 

 

 

Here's 2016 for you

 


3527 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1351


  Reply # 1864442 13-Sep-2017 12:26
One person supports this post
Send private message

Nothing new about unlocking by face recognition ... I bought a phone in 2013 that did it. 

 

But it ultimately wasn't convenient so I reverted to a pattern unlock.





Mike

277 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 61


  Reply # 1864454 13-Sep-2017 12:48
Send private message

JPNZ:

Pumpedd:


 


Wrong.


Iphone sales have been dropping for a couple of years. 



Here's 2016 for you




So your saying that sales dropped given the 7 number is about 2/3 of the 6s? Given that the 7 was only on the market for about 3.5 months, is almost salat that sales of the 7 were tracking to beat the 6s?

Either way, the table is misleading as it doesn't include the two different versions of the Samsung Flagships on sale over that time period.

2484 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 535
Inactive user


  Reply # 1864460 13-Sep-2017 12:56
Send private message

dafman:

 

Yikes, correct me if I am wrong, but it looks like the entry-level iPhone X is NZ $500 more expensive than the Galaxy S8?!

 

Both 5.8" bezel-less screen, both 64GB (although the S8 is expandable)

 

iPhone X $1,799, Galaxy S8 $1,299

 

 

The correct comparison is the Note8 actually. so $1,799 vs $1,599

 

Still expensive in comparison, not to mention Samsung discount virtually from day dot, which is likely why their sales figures are catching iPhone.


2484 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 535
Inactive user


  Reply # 1864462 13-Sep-2017 12:58
Send private message

1eStar: They'll use Roman annotation for the Premium version I suppose. Next year could be 9/9+/XI

 

I wonder is Tim referring to is as iPhone 10 was actually a mistake?


289 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 1864464 13-Sep-2017 13:01
Send private message

I'm down for iPhone X 256GB. What's the best procedure to get one via the Spark tradeup programme? I currently have a 7 Plus with them and I should be eligible to upgrade this month.


68 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Subscriber

  Reply # 1864465 13-Sep-2017 13:02
Send private message

SheriffNZ:
JPNZ:

 

Pumpedd:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wrong.

 

 

 

Iphone sales have been dropping for a couple of years. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's 2016 for you

 

 

 

 



So your saying that sales dropped given the 7 number is about 2/3 of the 6s? Given that the 7 was only on the market for about 3.5 months, is almost salat that sales of the 7 were tracking to beat the 6s?

Either way, the table is misleading as it doesn't include the two different versions of the Samsung Flagships on sale over that time period.

 

 

 

Indeed. If you're going to claim that sales are going down over time, you need to have time as an axis on your graph!

 

This is the graph you probably should have included:

 

 

Apple had a few bad quarters in 2016, but sales have generally been going up, and the last two quarters (not in this graph) have shown sales climbing again (level in Q2 and growth in Q3).

 

 


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | ... | 34
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.