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Thread: New Report Claims Cheaper iPhone to Lack Retina Display

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    Quote Originally Posted by feidhlim1986 View Post

    Sometimes I'm surprised that when I type modmyi.com in my browser that it doesn't redirect to TMZ.com...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpotoso View Post
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    I am surprised (well, not really) how much people are completely clueless. There is no (and never will be) a $0.99 iPhone. You are paying for it by paying a lot more with your 2 year contract. Get it? Get it? Get it? Hello? Anybody in there (knocking on someone's skull to see if there is a brain inside). A $100 priced (real price, not fake for dumb) iphone would sell well. As for retina: probably > 75% of the people can't tell the difference (I can't at normal distance, my eyesight at 45 is not as good as at 20).
    \close{rant}
    True. Might as well pay full retail ($650) for phones. It will save you big in the long run.

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    Obvious fake, look at the connector, do you think Apple would go back to that type of connector?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpotoso View Post
    \open{rant}
    I am surprised (well, not really) how much people are completely clueless. There is no (and never will be) a $0.99 iPhone. You are paying for it by paying a lot more with your 2 year contract. Get it? Get it? Get it? Hello? Anybody in there (knocking on someone's skull to see if there is a brain inside). A $100 priced (real price, not fake for dumb) iphone would sell well. As for retina: probably > 75% of the people can't tell the difference (I can't at normal distance, my eyesight at 45 is not as good as at 20).
    \close{rant}
    No man..i agree with you on the fact that subsidized iphones actually cost more.
    But the difference between the retina and older iphone displays is vast. I can tell the difference from a meter's distance, much like the majority..

    Quote Originally Posted by TimInMass View Post
    Obvious fake, look at the connector, do you think Apple would go back to that type of connector?
    Hahaha.. Its the photo of the 3gs.. The phone being compared to the cheap iphone (if it gets made, which i highly doubt).
    Apple has been taking huge initiative to capture lower end markets, like those in india. But the approach is different. They're just not into making cheap things.
    Last edited by Mohit555; 03-23-2013 at 02:26 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohit555 View Post
    No man..i agree with you on the fact that subsidized iphones actually cost more.
    But the difference between the retina and older iphone displays is vast. I can tell the difference from a meter's distance, much like the majority..

    Good for you! I envy your superior eyesight

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    Apple already has cheaper iPhones for sale! If one want a cheaper phone then will get a phone!🛀

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMX007 View Post
    Apple already has cheaper iPhones for sale! If one want a cheaper phone then will get a phone!🛀
    Can you please provide a link?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexthesniper21 View Post
    It's fake, apple just released a policy of apps to be updates for I5 devices to support its retina display. I highly doubt apple wants to screw over their customers
    Are you an idiot? Forcing them to support retina ans i5 resolutions means "no more low DPI apps and no more gaps above the status bar and below app's display area." It does not mean "doesn't work on non-retina devices." Apple was tired of lazy devs continuing to submit apps that make their newer devices look bad. It's as simple as that. These apps don't "screw over" their customers with non-retina devices because it has nothing to do with excluding them. Got it?

    Quote Originally Posted by chiraagnt View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Alexthesniper21 View Post
    It's fake, apple just released a policy of apps to be updates for I5 devices to support its retina display. I highly doubt apple wants to screw over their customers
    Damn good point lol!! True true. You sir are a genius!
    Sarcasm or somone who actually just called an idiot a genius for saying something idiotic?

    Quote Originally Posted by MgNate View Post
    Apple already had a cheaper iphone. It's called the iPhone 4 and it's free!
    RTFA

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    iPhone 4S is $549 + tax and iPhone 4 is $450 + tax. That might be cheap for u not for me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MgNate View Post
    Apple already had a cheaper iphone. It's called the iPhone 4 and it's free!
    Maybe it's free in your country. On Apple.com and in USA, iPhone 4 costs $450 + tax.

    Quote Originally Posted by hogcia View Post
    The upcoming cheaper iPhone will be the iPhone 5 when the 5s is released.
    You wish. iPhone 5 will still sell for $500+ when the next iPhone is released.
    Last edited by vinaygoel2000; 03-24-2013 at 05:02 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Albut View Post
    They need somehow to cut the price otherwise they will loose out to better phones like the Samsun.
    Wikipedia:
    In Q4 2012, the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S were the best-selling handsets with sales of 27.4 million (13 percent of smartphones worldwide) and 17.4 million units, respectively, with the Samsung Galaxy SIII in third with 15.4 million.

    They sold 45 million iPhone 5 & 4S in three months. There is no incentive for them to cut their prices.

    People who want a Samsung will buy a Samsung, whether the iPhone 5 is $199 or $0.99.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinaygoel2000 View Post
    iPhone 4S is $549 + tax and iPhone 4 is $450 + tax. That might be cheap for u not for me.



    Maybe it's free in your country. On Apple.com and in USA, iPhone 4 costs $450 + tax.



    You wish. iPhone 5 will still sell for $500+ when the next iPhone is released.
    True without contract. For the unlocked iPhones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by avatar20 View Post
    True without contract. For the unlocked iPhones.
    RTFA, genius.

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