The mass was in uproar when Apple launched its latest iPhone 5 Apple’s most recent iPhone 5 launch intrigues us despite its rumored features circulating beforehand. It is not a surprise to know diehard Apple Evangelists flooding Apple when the pre-order rolled out.
However, amidst this craze, are you one of those diehards? Can you really afford to sell iPhone 3GS or any of your old iPhone unit in exchange with this trending iPhone 5? Why not stick to your old iPhone and leave the fad behind.
Human as we are, we normally get bored so we try to do and explore something different — but eventually end up with so much regret and disappointments. Apple’s latest innovation has us drooling and anticipating, just to experience the features first hand. However, on the contrary, is the iPhone 5 really worth the wait? Does it really deserve to be favored over your old working and reliable iPhone unit? Let us take a look.
The Design — What Caught the Eyes
iPhone 5 is associated with the word thin. As Apple claims it, it is the thinnest smart phone in the world. However, there are arguments that contradict the claim. It is been said that there is a smart phone thinner than that of iPhone 5 at 6.65 mm. iPhone 5 size’s was made wider compared to its predecessor for a seamless wide-screened movie viewing. However, is viewing movies in your old iPhone unit that difficult?
Features- Packed – Do you REALLY need it?
Which is which? Search through the sites and you will discover many who are just disappointed with Apple’s most recent pride. The tech world is just expecting and looking for more than what was circulated prior to the release of iPhone 5. There are keynote features present in smart phones that are excluded in iPhone 5. The capacity to charge wirelessly is overlooked in iPhone 5. It lacks NFC, Near Field Communication support that could have helped users in their transactions. The lightning dock is a separate package which price starts at 29$.
Although iPhone 5 is faster with A6 chip processor, iPhone 4Gor lower for that matter has reasonable network and speed you can enjoy. Why sacrifice and sell iPhone 3gs, 4Gs just to have iPhone 5? Do you honestly need these mentioned features?
iPhone 5, Just Another Successor
Admit it. Back then, when iPhone 3 was released, you were in awe with its features. That reaction still held true for your iPhone 4G experience. The point is, iPhone 5 is just another successor of the line of iPhone 5. It is still made and cut in the same slack, only better. For that reason alone, you will realize that Apple will cannibalize its own products and improve iPhone sometime soon. Thus, iPhone 5 will become a predecessor of its more improved version.just imagine the time span between the release of iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. Will you then discard again your iPhone 5 to favor the new one?
The Verdict, To Buy or Not
To trade or sell iPhone 3GS and other models is not really a good idea. You are like a kid who wants to look for another toy once bored; but later on realized that the first one is still better than the new one. Yes, the iPhone 5 is the latest and the newest model of Apple’s smart phones, but come to think of it, it will not be long until something greater will topple it, be it in from the Apple or another company. If you go for iPhone 5 just for its name alone, then think twice.
Why go for something new when the old one still serves its purpose? Do not just go with the flow and trend. Whether it is a 2G, 3G or 4G, an iPhone is still an iPhone. If you are that loyal to Apple, that alone will suffice your loyalty. Therefore, before buying it, ask yourself if you really need it.