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Apple iPhone 5 review: Laws of attraction

28 September 2012 | Read the review | Post your comment
Apple iPhone 5 review: Laws of attraction - read the full textThe iPhone 5. As in five million units sold over the course of a … weekend. Can't say no to that. This is the latest installment in the smartphone series that changed the mobile phone industry and we can understand people couldn't wait. Now, what is it they couldn't wait for?


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I used the S3 and the 4S (I still have both), and I would have to say that it all comes back to what you want in a smartphone. If you want a fast reliable long lasting battery, then go for the iPhone, if you want the big screen with a more user friendly UI and features, then go for the Android. I would say that both the S3 and the 4S are great devices, but for me I would pick the iPhone for daily use.

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  • 2013-06-09 15:27
  • 0kIJ

If you remember bluetooth has many viruses thats why apple doesnt put it into there ios devices. i have a laggy xperia z and iPhone 5 even if apple has dual core 1.2ghz 1gb ram but even then it is faster than any type of quad core 1.5ghz 2gb ram. even if samsung,lg,sony,htc etc put octa core 2.5ghz cortex a15 5gb ram even then there phones will lag !

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  • 2013-06-09 09:24
  • Ny%Q

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-31 20:01 from IahA - click to readyeee, its the best os ever right??, so why the perfect os dont let you even tansfer a miserable file on bluetooth??, why you cant download anything of the browser??, why you have to get a different app for do each thing?, if it is a real smartphone why you have to be conected to a pc to do all you need??, with andoid you dont even need a pc for nothing, you can unzip files, install files, move files, creat folders, download all you need you have full flash player....and more and more and more...

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  • 2013-06-08 06:57
  • L5u3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-25 13:47 from ajU1 - click to readApple's IOS is the most smartest operating system ever build
If you think sensibly there is no need of home screen and battery eating widgets
Many people are wondering that why apple is not opting for quad core but let me tell you we don't need it IOS works efficiently on dual cores ...
Jelly bean is so heavy that it will crash a dual core phones that is the reason previous phones are not getting its update

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  • 2013-05-31 20:01
  • IahA

why dont iphone have external storage and why do they stuck with this i tune alone why dont they change to get into competition with galaxy series

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  • 2013-05-29 17:16
  • t}gM

> In reply to theone17 @ 2012-12-30 21:58 from IVM$ - click to read Of course the iPhone is ahead in benchmarks. It is not a smartphone so the GPU is much less strained than in an Android phone. Too bad we don't have a cross-platform benchmark for hardware. The Galaxy S2, S3 and S4 would wipe the floor with any iPhone.

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  • 2013-05-25 13:52
  • ajU1

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-09 09:36 from uuk@ - click to readOf course it is bs to compare them. The iPhone will always lose as it is only an advanced featurphone, not a smartphone. Apple don't know how to make a smartphone OS, Android is far superior to iOS.

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  • 2013-05-25 13:47
  • ajU1

I switched to Lumia 920 after iP4, Nokia beats the iphone in terms of camera and design, iPhone5 is nice but it's becoming boring with the same UI.

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  • 2013-05-16 10:36
  • fk9J

The major difference between an Iphone and ny other phone is the performance.. Iphone works smothly even if it's storage if 'full' and try it on any other phone they hang. Just try it u wil know.. Comparing Iphone to any other phone is bullshit!!

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  • 2013-05-09 09:36
  • uuk@

well I do not like this phone actually but dose not mean this phone is bad.its has fast superb quality still and video camera,easy to use, looks good feel better but but I dont know I fell battery life sucks as worse as than android phones.Display good for carrying and fit for pocket its queitly small for multimedia for thing its gates quily heat its back panel after using a hour. ni bluetooth no mass storage that's also disadvatage I am returnig to my gs3.

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  • 2013-05-08 22:25
  • PAXm

Come on, i use android phone and sometimes using my gf's iphone, by far, iphone are better than android phone :)

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  • 2013-04-19 03:56
  • w0Pt

> In reply to Surya.surya @ 2012-12-12 11:52 from vGx% - click to readI told my kids we'd play after I found what I nedeed. Damnit.

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  • 2013-04-08 16:36
  • 35w8

> In reply to Prateek @ 2013-03-29 08:36 from MHxZ - click to readyawn yawn yawn

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  • 2013-03-31 04:56
  • YhdC

Apple iPhone 5 - Fastest speed, Best camera, Best hardware, Best UI, Awesome touch.. I used Sony, Samsung, Nokia and HTC but no one can match the quality of Apple.. Don't worry about how much applications are open.. It will work as fast as it will without any app open. It is truly an amazing experience using my iPhone 5... I am bit upset with the sound quality of headphones.

I suggest everyone not to go by numbers (specifications) when to plan to buy a phone.. My iPhone’s 8 MP camera is far better than Sony’s 12 or 13 MP camera phones.

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  • 2013-03-29 08:36
  • MHxZ

Hey guys any news as to when the Iphone 5s or Iphone 6 is gonna hit the market?

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  • 2013-03-16 18:43
  • vbPG

Nice new design but I prefer the NXT design.

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  • 2013-03-04 10:07
  • LaCB

I am an audiophile...n for me, the fact that iphone 5 has taken a step back in the music department is enough for me to consider the iphone 4s

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  • 2013-03-04 05:08
  • rKIy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-21 21:47 from fumx - click to readTotally agreed :)

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  • 2013-03-03 07:30
  • uWUA

"What prevents us from giving full points to the iPhone 5 is the amount of unused space at the front. It's the use of space that sets high-end products apart from the rest, but the iPhone 5 has acres of unused glass at the top and bottom. Need proof that a better job could be done? The Motorola Razr M has virtually identical surface to the iPhone 5 and yet fits a 4.3" screen of the same aspect ratio."
Its iPhone 5, not Motorola bro. Its the iconic design of the phone and i wana keep it this way i love it this way and i wud never want to get it shedded away.

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  • 2013-03-03 07:27
  • uWUA

when will iphone 5s/6 be releasing ??

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  • 2013-02-28 16:26
  • ut9K

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