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Yes! I'm excited and will be ordering it online\in store right away at release. 215 77.34%
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 04:49 PM   #1
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iPhone (any model) users: Do you plan on buying an iPhone 5?

I'm curious what percentage of iPhone users (any model) are planning on buying the next product (be it iPhone 5, iPhone HD, etc, whatever they call it). I'm interested to see what the percentage of loyal customers seems to be who are interested in buying it before they even release photos or specs of it. :-)
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 04:52 PM   #2
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im gonna stay with my 4 and go on a non contract plan
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:09 PM   #3
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I want to upgrade and there is obviously a redesign on the way. This would only mean Apple will take more of my money.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:10 PM   #4
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I have had every iPhone thus far. This is the first year that I am seriously taking the "wait and see" approach. By that I mean that I was pretty much decided about "the next iPhone" before it was even officially announced. This year I am going to wait to hear what Apple officially unveils before I make my decision. I think those other OS's, namely Android, have caught up in fluidity and user experience having used those devices (some pretty extensively at this point). WP7 is a decent little OS too, and should be getting a huge boost in features, resolution, etc. with WP8 here this summer.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:13 PM   #5
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The 4S, is the first iPhone I could see myself keeping for the contract duration.

With that said, it depends on how good the newness looks that'll make me want it.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:15 PM   #6
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Due for an upgrade in Jan 2013 so yes, why not?
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:17 PM   #7
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This poll isn't well constructed.

"Yes! I'm excited and will be ordering it online\in store right away at release." or "No!" don't cover every person's choice. Some people might want to wait to see if the iPhone 5 is worth upgrading to, or some people may plan on upgrading to it but can't when it first comes out. I would re-word your poll and add 2 more options.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:19 PM   #8
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Upgrade eligible 9-1-12. Really liking my 4s...


I dunno. Would have to be something really special.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:21 PM   #9
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Probably if the features and design are there. I buy outright anyway so no contract to worry about. I'll buy if it has more memory and features that my current phone doesn't. But if I don't buy I won't jump ship to Android or windows. I'll just wait for the next generation.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:28 PM   #10
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I'm saying no as I'm more than happy with my 4S and trying to get off the "must upgrade every year" mentality that has seen me have every iPhone since the original.
Don't know if I'll be able to resist, though
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:29 PM   #11
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I currently have an iPhone 4. I might upgrade to a sixth gen iPhone at the end of the year if it's worth it.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:34 PM   #12
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Depends on how much better it is than a 4S running iOS6.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:53 PM   #13
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I love my iPhone 4 but I really need much more capacity so I'm waiting on the launch of the sixth gen iPhone to step up to the top line 64gb option (unless by then the storage options are bumped up to 32gb, 64gb and 128gb - one can always dream).
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 06:27 PM   #14
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Yup I'm due, i've been month to month since last summer
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 06:42 PM   #15
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Yes, I plan on upgrading a dumb phone (2nd line) to the iPhone 5, which I'll be using, and will give my 4S to my parents whom are using the dumb phone now.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 06:48 PM   #16
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I am waiting, my iPhone 4 has been great and I am hoping the 5 is a larger screen. That is my only qualm with it at this point. I use it for email, surfing and music, but it hurts in the email department when im on the go.

The Note has me interested but the few times i messed with a demo unit didnt sell me on it (jerky and kind of slow when doing certain things.) that and if its not out in June I might switch, might.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 08:55 PM   #17
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This poll isn't well constructed.

"Yes! I'm excited and will be ordering it online\in store right away at release." or "No!" don't cover every person's choice. Some people might want to wait to see if the iPhone 5 is worth upgrading to, or some people may plan on upgrading to it but can't when it first comes out. I would re-word your poll and add 2 more options.
I think I was more wanting to see how excited people are for the iPhone 5 (or whatever the next would be). I'm the type of person who plans on ordering it. The funny part is I'm so bad that if the iPhone 5 were up for presale today, without any feature list or specs, I'd be first to line up to preorder. It's a great fanbase that Apple has built up, and I think there are a majority of iPhone users who would be right there in line with me.

It's rare to hear from an iPhone fan who says "naw, I don't want the next model" ... good for Apple. Can you imagine if Ford or Toyota had a customer base that lined up for the next model, regardless of it's features? LOL
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 08:58 PM   #18
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Please for the love of god let it be released on T-Mobile as well..
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 08:59 PM   #19
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Please for the love of god let it be released on T-Mobile as well..
That'd be fantastic for consumers if it happens. I'd imagine it would, I bet the only reason the 4S wasn't was because at that time they were deep in merger, so it was somewhat irrelevant to put the extra effort into it.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 09:09 PM   #20
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I'm not saying yes and I'm not saying no.

Depending on the features I'll consider it. Especially considering I'm ready to upgrade from my 3GS.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 09:28 PM   #21
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i dont think I will .I recently got the 4S so i might skip the iPhone 5 and wait for the iPhone 5S or whatever is released after.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 09:59 PM   #22
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I already have an iPhone 5. But I do plan on purchasing the 6th gen when it comes out.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 10:50 PM   #23
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I have an iPhone 4 that's doing just fine. If the next iPhone isn't 4+", I'm done with iPhones. I doubt I even wait that long with the great HTC Ones coming out. Those are starting to make the iPhone look very dated indeed. I hope Apple's designers are paying attention this time.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 11:00 PM   #24
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For me, it depends on what the upgrade is like. I didn't get the 4S because I didn't feel it was a significant enough change from my 4.
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 11:13 PM   #25
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I voted yes, but, like a few people here I will wait to see what the new features are. If the phone does not have a larger screen, then more that likely, I will not get the 5. I may for the first time since the 3G go with another company. I'm an Apple fan boy, but, the iPhone is now boring to me and not as functional for emails and text messages like other phones I have played with.
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