Now a good time to buy an iPhone?

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  1. BTCollins

    BTCollins I met a gypsy and she hipped me to some life game

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    I'm wanting to get an iPhone, but I have heard from a few friends that they are releasing a newer iPhone that fixes a few bugs? Im not too sure what they are talking about, I don't even know if they know what they are talking about, but I do know they have some issues with freezing randomly. Think I'm safe in buying one now, or should I wait a few months?
     
  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    the new one will be out this year, likely be announced at the WWDC in June
     
  3. BTCollins

    BTCollins I met a gypsy and she hipped me to some life game

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    anything special to wait for?
     
  4. DjShiznit

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    3G, possible GPS, who knows what else. As much as I'd like to buy an iPhone, I've decided to wait for the next one
     
  5. xenon supra

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    At this point even I'd wait.

    I'd say a new one will be out by september at the absolute latest.
     
  6. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    wait till mid-june
     
  7. fatass

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    i'd say 3g, a little bit slimmer but otherwise the same.

    and i doubt GPS very much.
     
  8. a-money

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    new OLED screens - supposedly better :dunno:
     
  9. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i dont look for much of a change on this version other than thinner and 3g. maybe some more software stuff like mms
     
  10. TK-421

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    3G, pretty sure. GPS may be shooting for the moon, but I'm waiting for the moment. Which sucks because my samsung is crap.
     
  11. Deepsix

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    and if you dont need 3g, minus whale wait until the new one is out for the old one to come down in price. in fact i'll sell you mine when the new one comes out :rofl:
     
  12. BTCollins

    BTCollins I met a gypsy and she hipped me to some life game

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    Yeah, I think I'm going to wait, the apple stores by me were sold out today, so it must be a sign :wiggle: A thinner phone would be sick, that the only thing thats making me want to keep my SLVR. What's the benefit of 3g? Not too sure what it is
     
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    here's the list of areas with 3g coverage

    http://www.wireless.att.com/coverageviewer/popUp_3g.html
     
  14. eyustfu

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    i been wanting one but i'm holding off for the 3g one, hopefully it'll be released in the next couple of months like announced
     
  15. xenon supra

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    your av :bowdown:
     
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    I'm ready to buy one now and I really need a new phone because my current one died on me today, but I'm going to wait till June :hs:
     
  17. The1Ash10

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    :werd: I need a new phone, but it think it will be worth the wait.
     
  18. Daiz4yota

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    so if there is no 3G coverage anywhere in my fucking state, theres really no reason to wait on buying one? :dunno:
     
  19. eyustfu

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    :wiggle:
     
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    yeah i wouldn't worry, but there might be more space for it?

    the current iphone should drop in price when the 3g one comes out, so i would just wait
     
  21. Daiz4yota

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    but I mean there isnt even a solid month of the release date announced yet is there? If its gonna be June, ill wait. If its gonna be September, its almost worth the extra 50-100$ to have it till then :noes:
     
  22. mymail5082

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    i'm sure they'll expand 3g coverage at some point. the question is whether or not you're in true bfe or not.
     
  23. The1Ash10

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    from what I've been reading this thing is going to be a whole new phone. It's not just about the addition of 3G.
     
  24. TheWeasel

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    Depends on how long you're willing to wait. I don't know if I'd bother waiting til June to find they announce a new one will be out a couple months after that. I'd just buy it now and buy the new one when it comes out if the new features warrant upgrading for you.
     
  25. eyustfu

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    if you're not willing to wait then buy it now, i personally am waiting until the 3g release. hopefully there will be a higher MP camera and more space

    kind of pointless to buy it now in my opinion, once the new one releases the value of the one now will drop alot
     

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