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Apple iPhone 5 to go on sale on October 15th, Orange confirms

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Apple iPhone 5 to go on sale on October 15th, Orange confirms - read the full textWe can imagine Apple won't be particularly happy about that, but the CEO of Orange might have just spilled the beans on the availability of the iPhone 5. He said that if he believes what he hears, the next iPhone will be out by 15th October on his network. Since CEOs of major carriers like...

 

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> In reply to appel is best @ 2011-09-16 04:34 from Ia90 - click to readGive me a break. iPhones are not prohibitively expensive at all. You could work at a McJob and still be able to afford one. Think about that the next time you want to dismiss someone's criticism as being "poor" and "jealous".

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  • 2013-10-26 07:54
  • 4VWi

I lost my I-phone 4-s and replaced it with what is Supposed to be BETTER (a Samsung Galaxy lll and I am not only DISSAPPOINTED in the phone BUT i can't wait to replace it with the I-Phone 5. Apple products have proven to be MUCH more EFFECTIVE and USEFUL in my life and career and i myself WILL NEVER use an Android or a P.C. again..............and I've one of EVERY make and model. APPLE RULES!!!!!!!

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  • 2012-09-08 17:31
  • kP6G

> In reply to VS @ 2011-09-18 11:09 from 2SRF - click to readam realy want iphone 5 l can pay 700£ any thing you have

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  • 2011-12-26 13:15
  • smM9

Vodafone is giving LBM two-thousand devices to upgrade existing iPhone customers, on Friday 7th October 2011. What managers are saying is this is before any stores or networks are launching the new Apple device.

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  • 2011-10-02 22:05
  • 0Bqk

> In reply to yellow @ 2011-09-15 17:29 from iDx4 - click to readThat's not really the case. Its not the android phones alone that get outdated; the iphones go along with them. Technology is advancing so fast that the implementation of quad core processors and 2 GB RAM has become possible. It has nothing to do with the OS whatsoever. Whether it be iOS or android, if the device is slow as compared to another one, it is outdated.

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  • 2011-09-18 11:09
  • 2SRF

please apple tell me when the ipod 4g date

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  • 2011-09-17 11:33
  • Hx7@

What exactly did Stephane Richard say? Because claiming to have spilt the beans, yet not actually detailing what that can of beans exactly contained is not a great 'source'

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  • 2011-09-17 11:03
  • M3s@

I love the way people on here are quick to be abusive and accuse people of not being able to afford one as the reason they dont like it. i work in the communications industry and have owned and used many phones including HTC and iphones, personally i got rid of my iphone 4 for a htc, WHY? personnal choice. i thought the iphone 4 was horrible to hold and the 3GS was a better design, i still have and use an ipod touch as i like apples systems but as a phone i prefer the HTC. i think it always comes down to personnal choice, and all those who think its necessary to insult others and their families just dont have the mental capacity to put forward a good argument or comment on the subject they are discussing because some body didnt agree with thier opinion, now bring forth all the insults and critisisms from the minority

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  • 2011-09-16 17:18
  • mAt3

> In reply to Anon @ 2011-09-14 17:33 from mARF - click to readwaaahheeeyyyy.. we have a biter!

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  • 2011-09-16 16:23
  • M3s@

please let me know the release date of i phone 5 in india...please...

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  • 2011-09-16 16:14
  • H4u9

I wish some people could learn to spell correctly. :/

Unless the next iphone can make myself a cup of tea then I'd be happy to get it.

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  • 2011-09-16 11:32
  • MVg6

i cnt wate to have iphone i herd its is gonna have the 3d feture in a app!!! i hv always wanted 3d fone but i am not wanting lg or htc cause they are a suck. nd good computing inside so the apps are fast and good! ppl are haveing say of iphone is suck nd they r just JELOUS, if you r talk SAD about FONE you cant buy you should b ASHAME!!!

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  • 2011-09-16 04:34
  • Ia90

> In reply to yellow @ 2011-09-15 17:29 from iDx4 - click to readThe guy who bought iPhone4 was outdated first since the iPhone4 was outdated in terms of specs 1 year and a half ago. By the way, SGSII is rated above HTC Sensation, aside from that when you compare them, you are comparing specs as they run the same OS. Specs wise neither owners have outdated phones.
You're going to need a better argument.

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  • 2011-09-16 03:04
  • qbY5

Unless apple comes out with a 1.5 ghz dual core processore with the new IPS display, nfc, hdmi capability and lte it will already be outdated! Apple controls there customers like a puppet by releasing only one phone everyone once in a while and making them believe its the best. Then come out with a different colour like its something so different. There marketing is only effective because the majority of consumers are just straight up idiots when it comes to cell phone technology and apple was the first to learn how to manipulate that group.

However the trend is changing and i think apple have peaked with the iphone 4. Once everyone realizes there is no java or flash and cant do everything online like stream live feeds then bye bye apple. Slowly but surely the people will realize how badly they have been played!



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  • 2011-09-15 23:20
  • kJq6

well thats this months rumour. true fact is noboby knows when its out. we heard AT&T having it guaranteed on the 1st of september. guess what been and gone. i think uk will see it end of october or early november. just in time for xmas. no doubt horendously expensive as well.

we will just have to wait and see.

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  • 2011-09-15 21:04
  • mqMt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-14 03:06 from xsVx - click to readhardly

The LG Prada & the original iphone were both announced in the same month...

It would take someone pretty psychic to announce a phone in the same month as the one they'd allegedly copied....

In fact the only company I've seen do anything like that was when Samsung announced the Galaxy tab 10.1. Then the ipad 2 was released & the Galaxy was rushed back off the shelves & back to the drawing board of samsungs copy & development department & hey presto a device remarkably similar to the ipad was released...

Same with all android phones really.

When the iphone came to market there were blackberry, WM 6.1, Symbian & Palm OS (although Palm was dying a death with the likes of the treo deserting that OS in favour of WM towards the end)

that was it. No android in site. & the phones that Samsung were releasing were ugly pale shadows of the superb D500 (Samsung p520 armani aside as that looked lovely - just had a poor UI).

Nowadays we're awash with iphone alike phones all boasting that they did it first.

No they didn't. Without the iphone they wouldn't even exist. It was only after the phenominal success of the original iphone that Samsung, et al decided to start releasing sleek looking phones that copied the iphone's simplicity of design rather than humungous bricks like the HTC TyTyn etc.

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  • 2011-09-15 19:11
  • MQKQ

> In reply to Anon @ 2011-09-15 15:20 from mARF - click to readIphone = jailbreak = free apps that you are meant to pay for ahhh yeah and its not a crappy taiwenese microwave

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  • 2011-09-15 18:09
  • 3AxW

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-15 16:39 from MVg6 - click to readyes the iphone 4 took 1 and a half year to be outdated..but android phones bcome outdated in 2 months for eg someone just bought a galaxy s 2 and suddeny htc announces sensation 4g few days after he bought it..now whos mobile got outdated first??the iphone or the android phone??

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  • 2011-09-15 17:29
  • iDx4

It's pretty cool to see that all that all the fans are willing to pay for a mobile that will be out-dated in terms or everything as soon as it hits these lovely markets.

Congratulations Apple fans.

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  • 2011-09-15 16:39
  • MVg6

*Seriously

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  • 2011-09-15 15:21
  • mARF

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