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Originally Posted by mlee19841 I don't think it has to deal with if they have enough. It's probably a marketing tactic. Just supply and demand if the demand is high...
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09-11-2013, 11:36 AM #22
iPhone 5S won’t have a Pre-Order Period, because they want to sell iPhone 5C first.
I'll get 5S on Christmas, like I bought my i5 at target last year,....
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09-11-2013, 11:47 AM #23
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09-11-2013, 12:17 PM #26
I wonder if we can just buy it from applestore app then just pick it up from any store..
09-11-2013, 12:23 PM #27
This stinks, but if it's because they are constrained for higher quality control, I can wait. I'll probably make the rounds to my local stores Friday morning to see if I can get luck and grab one. If not, I guess I'll be waiting.
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09-11-2013, 02:28 PM #29
Looked over the apple site again. The 5c doesn't sound bad at all.
09-11-2013, 03:37 PM #30
Quick Question. Any know the answer to this?
My wife is the primary person on our AT&T account. But I have the day off on the 20th. Can I go and upgrade both of our phones to the i5S without her being there since I am an authorized user on our account?
I would like to go and upgrade both of our phones.
Is it allowed to have an authorized user to go to the AT&T Store and pay for and upgrade or does the Primary person have to be there?
09-11-2013, 03:40 PM #31
You just have to be listed as a primary account user also. and also know the password to the account.
Also People are already waiting in line for the iPhone 5s now.
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09-11-2013, 06:48 PM #33
Sorry if off topic, i'm trying to create this as a separated thread/post and can't find a way. If some Mod helps me, it's appreciated.
I live in Buenos Aires, Argentina (A sad country with cr@ppy policies for imports this days…) and hoped/waited for this iPhone 5c to be in the (Unlocked) price range of U$S 350 / 400. Today i find that its US$ 550. This is insane. This is not cheap. This is not "Opportunity". As supposed to be a cheaper to manufacture, this is far from it. Hope someone could build a site/blog/ad showing Apple some common sense. How's that? Simple: You got a top-of-the-line phone at U$S 650 / 700 right? Well, the cheap option must be U$S 350 / 400. Plain & simple.
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09-11-2013, 08:37 PM #35
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09-11-2013, 09:11 PM #36
First off, I was proven wrong...
I didn't think a cheap iPhone was going to be released but I was kind of wrong.
Now...since the 5C is being released, Tim was correct when he said they weren't going to make a cheap phone. Although the 5C is cheaper in price, it's not cheap, by any means. Too many people listened to the rumors and assumed it was going to be a lower quality product w/ a minimal price point.
In fact, the 5C is, in some ways, better than the ip5 (which is a great phone)!
I just read a nice Twitter comparison by @zkahn94:
iPhone 5c is the MacBook Air: a well-made device for everybody.
iPhone 5s is the MacBook Pro: a powerful device made for those that need it.
09-12-2013, 01:03 AM #37
Jato & thazsar, i agree with both. And the twitter line fits good. Maybe it's just a question of being far away from the countries where Apple operates and a bit about "Damn, U$S 550 still is a lot of money! Especially when you multiply it by 6.5 (Our "Pesos" money unit).
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