News - Reader comments

Analyst: Apple iPhone 5S production to start this month

15 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Analyst: Apple iPhone 5S production to start this month  - read the full textThe long-awaited next generation iPhone will enter mass production by the end of this month, according to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek. The report from the popular analyst also claims that Apple has already started the production of its budget iPhone and predicts the price to be in the...

 

Sort by:

Yay, cant wait for the extra row of icons :D

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:50
  • wMHH

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-07-15 22:27 from 8FBA - click to readApple is improving, and now with ios 7 apple will be close to a similar level like s4, if we compare hardware of course s4 will smash the iphone 5, but if we compare hardware and software, the iphone is more faster than samsung s4 opening the same program and performing the same things that s4 perform.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:47
  • m%{C

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 05:38 from GT6G - click to readHard to swallow for a fandroid. But take your time, and read again.. you might be enlightened!

As of now, no smartphone in the world matches those 4 aspects at once.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:47
  • PGXj

iPhone quality started to go downhill after the 4S. iPhone 5 has the most quality issues of current smartphones.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:43
  • t7Xk

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 05:20 from PGXj - click to readCome on! You've just come across as a fanboy:


"iPhone has 4 major unbeatable strength.

1. Form factor.
iPhone is designed to be held in one hand, its width measurement is 1/3 of a avg human hand, so 1/3 for resting the hand .."

So you're saying that nobody else has produced a phone with the same specifications. So you're saying that nobody wants a phone that does not match the Apple form factor.

So that is not just a unbeatable strength, it's a "major unbeatable strength"

Sorry, I won't waste my time reading the remainder of your comment when your first point is so very wrong.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:38
  • GT6G

iPhone has 4 major unbeatable strength.

1. Form factor.
iPhone is designed to be held in one hand, its width measurement is 1/3 of a avg human hand, so 1/3 for resting the hand .. 2/3 for griping the phone and lastly good coverage by the thumb. It leads to the "remote control" comment by haters.. but it increases the screen size without compromising usability.

2. Touch response / performance (Lagfree).
Most people who ever tested or use iphone on long term then switch suddenly to an android device will find android having "lag" and bad touch.

When you use iPhone, the UI objects / tableviews "stick" to your hands and fingers, it gives you the illusion that your touching the actual stuff. When you use android, it feels like unreal.. seems like your disconnected with the graphics on the phone. This effect is known as 'lag' of android.

When you first bootup android.. it shows you the launch screen even before everything is loaded.. thus it gives the impression of "lag" as the processers and services are struggling to keep up. Android does not have the "smart" aspect of iOS, as it simply load as fast as it could.. it does not take into account of smooth animation.. and thus results is the sudden jerking motion of the UIs.. horrible gaming performance etc..

3. Battery performance.
You might think "are you crazy?" how can a device with barely 1.5k battery be considered as good battery performance?

But the truth is.. iPhone5 battery is comparable to Note2 when both are fully loaded (16gb w/ sdslot vs 64gb) with social apps, games, videos and pictures.

Battery life of android degrades as more applications are installed, while iphone stay constant. Most android users will "uninstall apps" if it drains battery.. you see that constantly in play store. You NEVER, see battery issues with iPhone apps.. unless its very seriously wrong.

4. App quality.
Applications on android is mostly worse. But this is not because of developers not putting in effort.. but the truth is its "harder" to develop lagfree/ smooth android application compared to iOS. It has nothing to do with supporting multiple screen size that cause this or fragmentation (although it play a part).. but rather the way the sdk is setup, if you guys have time, look at a typical android application source code... your eyes will bleed.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:20
  • PGXj

> In reply to No to giant phones @ 2013-07-16 04:57 from PGXj - click to readYeah, you're right. Giant phones are not appealing. That's why everybody BUT Apple makes giant phones. Because companies are not interested in offering phones that people will want and will buy.

/sarcasm

Apple is bad for your brain, kids.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 05:14
  • 7F7v

> In reply to tolitsfm69 @ 2013-07-16 04:47 from PG$m - click to readGiant phones are not very appealing. The reason for giant phones is to match iPhone's battery performance.

Other then that.. it only hinders mobility.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:57
  • PGXj

I am hoping that the new iPhone 5S would be in a bigger screen. Same size is too outdated. Everything goes big now. Come on Apple impressed me please with your new innovation. I'm still an Apple product fanatic.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:47
  • PG$m

iPhone is the envy of choice.. always ahead.. other brands never envied.. they just follow iPhone's trail..

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:42
  • KgVk

> In reply to moonman @ 2013-07-16 01:30 from QdPI - click to readdo some research sir moonman, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A is equiped with snap800 cpu.. ^_^

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:37
  • 9Lb2

iPhone is always the envy of choice.. iPhone is always the best! other brands were never envied..

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:33
  • KgVk

so is this the best phone on earth? worth waiting for?
very very slow and steady(?) ... very confident indeed

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 04:16
  • EYHc

"just say no to ajiphoney, people"

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 03:09
  • 6t4B

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-07-15 22:27 from 8FBA - click to readAndroid need a tablet high end processor just to work lagfree?.. what an unoptimized OS.

Android 5.0 will need intel core i5 series just to work?.. oh dear..

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 03:05
  • PUmB

Buy HTC One, its much closer to the premium feel that the IPhone has.

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 02:14
  • 9x0e

Oh come on...
S4 I will says that it has good spec or better spec than iPhone
But u should realize iPhone has ios
Which is why iPhone has better performance compared to android
So if on the book, s4 is better, but on hand, iPhone much better where it is smoother

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 02:05
  • TII1

> In reply to Ethos Evoss @ 2013-07-15 22:32 from nxk6 - click to readno..facelock

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 01:46
  • 6t4B

> In reply to me @ 2013-07-15 22:45 from 3Jn} - click to readit is a ajipod with a cell radio

  • Reply
  • 2013-07-16 01:45
  • 6t4B

Note: Sponsored advertising links are in green.