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iPhone overview: Apple of discord

iPhone overview: Apple of discord - read the full textCutting edge, sleek and promising, the iPhone stirred the mobile world – not bad for Apple’s first go at the mobile phones market. Inspiring and provocative, the iPhone will always come to mind when a handset with full touch-based UI is in question...

 

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history ... long live gsmarena

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  • 2012-08-28 08:47
  • fvJT

Frnds i had tell my dad to bring a iphone.please tell me am i doing right.....

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  • 2012-08-21 18:35
  • 7qF8

What is the prise

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  • 2012-06-24 17:14
  • bJ6h

wat a phone,,,,,,?

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  • 2011-10-19 09:24
  • vwes

can any one please tell me how to check the life timer of iphone....i mean what code to dial to check the life timer...??

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  • 2010-06-27 09:46
  • t}97

O2 WILL NOT LET EXISTING 3G CUSTOMERS UPGRADE TO THE NEW 3GS WITHOUT PAYING OFF THE REST OF THE CONTRACT IN FULL!!!!!!!!!

All iPhone customers should threaten to pay off their contracts early and switch to the Google phone on Vodafone….I’m sure Vodafone would be willing to do a deal if there was 1000+ customers willing to switch! O2 would have to give the free upgrade or face loosing 1000’s of customers!

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  • 2009-07-11 20:27
  • mxe2

These are the handsets I own

Vertu Ascent Ti
iPhone 16GB
N96
HTC P3300
P910i

And the phone i enjoy the most is the iPhone, granted out of the box it doesnt give you the "features" that you want, but with a little help from the Jailbreaking community and Cydia or the official App Store...you could get a lot more "features" than the other contender phones.

The games made for the iPhone absolutely rock!!!!

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  • 2009-02-10 06:04
  • RKix

Why shd Iphone company add more resoanable and selling features on this phone than wasting their time inceasing the memory to 32gb, thats nosense.
Add things like document editor, increase the camera strength,
Am not going to buy such damn fone (better look for nice phones)

KAST.

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  • 2008-05-05 07:13
  • NHHk

oh man! i could have bought the fone if it weren't for this review! Your review is excellent! although i like the LG KS20 review better... This fone sucks bigtime and sadly, i only realized it when i read this review!

Major Setbacks:
1. Stone-age Bluetooth
2. Not as good 3rd party nabber as smartphones
3. lack of multiple text input (no.2)
3. CAN'T FORWARD MESSAGES! (my dad's friend told me)
4. Battery runs at 80% after 400 charges... (a year if you charge it daily, battery prob. dies at 1.5-2.5 year)
5. Bad speaker capability...
6. Crappy fone calls (see web)
7. Glass touchscreen, means DROP IT=BROKEN SCREEN!
8. No MMS!
9. Limited media transfer capability:
Bluetooth (no.1)
MMS (no.8)
No custom ringtones
"must buy" audio from ONLY itunes
10. NO 3G!
11. the moment you buy it something new comes out... and it uses an old adage, insanely great!

If you have the money to spare, BUY IT for the experience only! Features, nah....

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  • 2008-05-04 10:24
  • vj1k

i love my ipod, and before it came out I said I was going to buy it, then I tried it out, and didn't like it. I hope they make a new one, because then I can get that!

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  • 2008-03-21 17:38
  • pJAj

this is the best phone review i've ever read...complete. all my questions answered.you are now my added to my favorite.

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  • 2008-02-05 03:59
  • UD}A

hey doesnt any one know if the bluetooth feature will work in my car? i have one of those built in hands free thing in my car that allows me to talk on the phone through the car's stereo system.

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  • 2008-01-28 05:40
  • x$gP

hey people.. can anybody tell me if you can use the iPhone without the sim card as a camera and ipod until i get it unlocked? i just dunt wanna keep it un box and stare at it until then? can i play around/use it?

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  • 2007-12-22 07:04
  • ki$6

And given that this review was fairly critical of almost every aspect of the "phone", will there be a pro and con section that lists "stone age bluetooth, mediocre camera, poor address book, poor loudspeaker" etc against the touchscreen? This overview needs an update now.

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  • 2007-11-30 11:01
  • M3s@

Hey guys, I got an unlocked I phone from puremobile.com for $ 550, it is great.I dropped it twice, but works fine (luckily I have ordered a rubberized skin too). Although the 2MP camera is not enough, picture Quality is not all that bad:). I really recommend.. it worth....Long live apple...Wonder what they come up with next..Cannot wait..

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  • 2007-11-16 05:44
  • w9LA

Random_raider: don't buy an Iphone for 800US$! you better wait for an updated version of the phone. It still has to many bugs in it and even though it looks fantastic, it's not worth the money!
many people want it because of it's looks and the feel is brand new but needs a lot of work.
this is over hyped in my humble opinion!

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  • 2007-10-11 10:30
  • mrB}

I bought the HTC Touch instead of the Iphone and I am more then happy with it. Realy fast, small and easy to use with the fingers. Best choice ever.

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  • 2007-10-05 21:58
  • PfcD

dude's congrats , i droped my iunlocked i phone and i wasted my 550$, listen guyz and gurls , if u guyz have iphone and if u guyz droped it even 1nce then the phone is no longer good,,lol, i wont ever buy i phone again,noway hozee, personal recom. dont get iphone, waste of money , get prada instead althu its from lg

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  • 2007-10-03 23:19
  • q}HL

does anyone else think this one of the most overrated phones at the moment. as far as i can tell all this is, is a touch screen ipod phone. like alot of people in the world, i have a phone and an ipod and reaher than spending 230 and a contract i could just nip down to staples and buy some uhu glue and just stick them together! its pretty much the same thing. dam you apple and you friuty hype!!

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  • 2007-10-03 11:19
  • M3s@

If one really wana compare, i used to own N90, N95, O2 atom, P990, they all were pricy too compare to iphone. N90 run slower eventually although the video and camera were great, N95 & O2 atom's battery are sucked, P990 freezes most of the time... I own iphone about a week and other than mms and personalised ringtones, i think it is worth to have one. BTW, i' using E90 too as second phone! So whatever multimedia features i can play with my E90.

Those who claimed that iphone could not have 3rd party application installed, that is not true. I could install 3rd party software thru the install feature in iphone and there are quite a few of selections. Anyway, with nokia and sony ericsson, you can have all the good staff unless you pay for it.

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  • 2007-10-01 17:29
  • ib4m

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