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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Not. It's ugly and as is the norm for Mac products, way overpriced.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by azrael- View Post
    I was as massively underwhelmed as usual when it comes to Apple products.

    But just have a look at all the brand new tech Apple invented last Tuesday.

    • OLED!
    • A nearly bezel-less screen!
    • Facial ID!
    • Wireless charging!
    • Water resistance!

    Why then am I so utterly unimpressed...?

    Prolly 'cause Apple is yet again just playing catch up, not actually innovating anything. I can't actually remember the last thing that Apple actually, 100% legitimately, innovated.

    My original Galaxy Nexus had an OLED screen... 6 years ago.
    Samsung had a screen that was far more 'bezel-less' on the S6 Edge 3+ years ago. And the iPhone isn't even bezel-less... look at that huge bezel around the thing!
    Facial ID was a reality on my original Galaxy Nexus, and before.
    Wireless charging has been around for... let's just say, longer than Apple's memory.
    Water resistance? Only been around for the past 3-5 years as well. My S7 has a better IP rating than the iPhone!

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Impressed? Hell, yeah! I'm impressed Apfel hasn't learned any new tricks.

    Presenting existing tech as yet another revolution? Check!
    Playing the marketing chord as always? Check!
    Asking for a shtload of money? Check!

    OTOH, if you want to have the chance to present yourself as an animated turd, youshould definitely get one.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Couldn't care less... Not impressed at all...

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    ITS ONLY A PHONE!!!! ... Get a life.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    For £1000 I'm not impressed haha. I have an iPhone too, but this is the first one I've ever owned and while it's been good, it's also had it's problems, such as poor battery. The thing is though, although the iPhone X is only a phone, people will happily pay the extra money as it's also a status symbol. I paid a little more for my phone this time, but next time I get a new phone it will definitely be the best for my money haha.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Im so uninpressed that the first person I see using one in public is going to be pointed at and laughed at.
    A grand for a phone, you can build a decent pc for that and buy a phone.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    I'm what you might call a floating voter with my phones so iApple this, Samsung that, all meh! to me, even had Windows mobile just to prove that I REALLY DON'T give a crap.

    For a phone to Justify it's £1000 price (and that's just the kick off price for bare base model remember) it has to have a killer specialised talent, something it does leaps better than any other phone. Samsung Note 8 has a thing, does iApple? LG V30 has a thing, does iApple?

    Now I'm not saying Sammy and LG are doing what they do perfectly, no way, but they at least have their 'thing' that they wish to focus on with their flagship phones. Apple it seems to me just have a pretty looking RUN OF THE MILL flagship in the Apple X.

    A £1k+ smart phone can be legit, but Apple fall way short with the Apple X and should a least have the good decency to where a mask when they try to rob you.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rubarb View Post
    Im so uninpressed that the first person I see using one in public is going to be pointed at and laughed at.
    A grand for a phone, you can build a decent pc for that and buy a phone.
    So you don't believe consumer choice is a valid proposition.? (Or do you just like drawing attention to yourself in public?)

    Quote Originally Posted by GrahamC View Post

    A £1k+ smart phone can be legit, but Apple fall way short with the Apple X and should a least have the good decency to where a mask when they try to rob you.
    Except it isn't 'robbery' which implies irresistible coercion. A phone is a discretionary purchase, with a variety of versions from Apple and other manufacturers. The iPhone 8 and 7 are available and haven't been made obsolete by the X.
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    The iPhone X will cost £250 more for Brits to buy than Americans… so why the raw deal?Rip off Apple
    They only made a 100/Billion last year
    they are the greediest company I know
    next to Adobe of course

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by tomthum View Post
    The iPhone X will cost £250 more for Brits to buy than Americans… so why the raw deal?Rip off Apple
    They only made a 100/Billion last year
    they are the greediest company I know
    next to Adobe of course
    As was explIned earlier, US prices are quoted without sales Tax, UK prices are quoted inclusive of 20% VAT.

    Greedy? Good news for the owners of the company, the shareholders - perhaps you should buy some?
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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by tomthum View Post
    The iPhone X will cost £250 more for Brits to buy than Americans… so why the raw deal?Rip off Apple
    They only made a 100/Billion last year
    they are the greediest company I know
    next to Adobe of course
    You're still getting it £54 cheaper than here in Denmark ("from DKK 8859") or £65 cheaper than in Sweden ("From SEK 11495"). The Norwegians "only" have to pay £38 more ("From NOK 10990"). But that's par for the course. Rip-off Britain? No, Rip-off Scandinavia more like.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by tomthum View Post
    The iPhone X will cost £250 more for Brits to buy than Americans… so why the raw deal?Rip off Apple
    They only made a 100/Billion last year
    they are the greediest company I know
    next to Adobe of course
    And if I remember correctly they raised the price of all their products in the UK last year because of the Brexit vote... when I was a student (and before the price rise) I paid about £1100 for my dual core i5 MacBook and that was with the student discount!

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    How much....for a phone, on your bike!

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    too expensive vs what you actually get.

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    Re: QOTW: How impressed are you with the Apple iPhone X?

    Quote Originally Posted by azrael- View Post
    But just have a look at all the brand new tech Apple invented last Tuesday.

    • OLED!
    • A nearly bezel-less screen!
    • Facial ID!
    • Wireless charging!
    • Water resistance!
    Ooh, my current phone has some of those things!

    AMOLED... Facial Recognition... Wireless charging...

    3 out of 5 isnt bad! I dont really need the other two.

    It also has things the Apple doesnt and some that are marginally better

    micro SD card slot, USB-C charging, NFC that works for things other than payments, slightly higher screen res (518 vs 458 ppi), almost the same physical screen size (0.1 inch difference), 20MP camera (vs 12) and an 8 core CPU (vs 6).

    I didnt cost me $1000. And I wouldnt replace it because it does everything I need it to do.

    This "marvel" of phone technology? the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL.

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