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Old Oct 26, 2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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Wow my wife's 4 feels like a brick

I have been using my 5 for about 2 weeks now and I had to use my wife's iphone 4 for a bit today. It feels like a big square heavy brick in my hand. It is amazing how quickly we adjust to the lighter longer feel of the new iphone 5.

THe iphone 5 just feels right now lighter more elegant.

I had a 4s before the 5.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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I know! I'm the same! I've had my 5 for like 3 weeks and already when I see the 4 they look like siht!
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:00 PM   #3
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I noticed the same yesterday when I held an iphone 4.
Im like damn this thing is a brick and short
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:02 PM   #4
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Hahahahaha. The Plight of Western Civilization.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:04 PM   #5
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Too true.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:20 PM   #6
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Hahahahaha. The Plight of Western Civilization.
LOL totally a first world problem! LOL BUt it really is a huge difference!
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:43 PM   #7
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I still remember when, 2 weeks after buying my iPhone 4 in 2010, I picked up my old iPhone 3 and realized it had changed in my mind from "delightfully smooth" to simply "soap-like."

Funny how quickly your perspective shifts.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 03:50 PM   #8
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cant imagine holding a 4/4s with an otter box case.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 04:35 PM   #9
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Really begs the question "What's the point of improvement if we're only going to get used to everything?"

Having said that, I still miss the solid feel of the 4. I like how light the 5 is but the 4 seemed so much more substantial in my hand and pocket.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 04:48 PM   #10
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She's a bricků house
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 05:27 PM   #11
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At least it won't bend in half when you sit on it.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 05:46 PM   #12
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At least it won't bend in half when you sit on it.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 05:53 PM   #13
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I hated the iphone 5 weight when I first got it. Since using it I hate my old 4s , it's so heavy!

I love my 5, I am still trying to get used to the weight though, nearly dropped it once.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 06:31 PM   #14
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Your wife should have the iPhone 5 and you should have the old beater 4. That's just how it should be.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 06:40 PM   #15
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I think the 5 looks amazing. Just the right weight & size.
When I see the 4/4S I can't help but think how stumpy & heavy it is...so 2010!!!
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 08:23 PM   #16
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Your wife should have the iPhone 5 and you should have the old beater 4. That's just how it should be.
I offered to get her a five but she is used to her 4 and resistant to any change she did not want me to mess with her phone which she loves! LOL SOOOO I got the 5! Sold my 4s and have not looked back!
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 08:49 PM   #17
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I had the same thought as I was getting my 4 ready to ship out. I had been using my 5 for just about two weeks by then, and I was shocked at how heavy the 4 felt. It's still a beautiful phone, but wow, heavy!
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 11:23 PM   #18
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lol. i feel u bro. my wife's 4s feels so heavy and ugly, and short. especially the screen. it feels ugly and so short like old sony mini phone.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 11:36 PM   #19
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I miss the weight, which to me correlates to rock-solid construction (not that the 5 is lacking that). I do not miss the short and now seemingly stubby figure of the 4s.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 11:51 PM   #20
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I have been using my 5 for about 2 weeks now and I had to use my wife's iphone 4 for a bit today. It feels like a big square heavy brick in my hand. It is amazing how quickly we adjust to the lighter longer feel of the new iphone 5.

THe iphone 5 just feels right now lighter more elegant.

I had a 4s before the 5.
Using an old 4S until I get my iPhone 5 replacement. Yeah, it really does feel like a brick compared to the 5.
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:33 AM   #21
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Yeah, and with 29 dollars you fix that. How much to fix a bent iPhone 5?
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:52 AM   #22
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It is a funny phenomenon. My wife is still on the 4S and I can report the same feeling.

But I have a hunch we're gonna hear a lot of the exact opposite when the iPad Mini gets into people's hands.
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 04:59 AM   #23
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Kinda helps me understand people that had bigger phone screens back when the 4 come out saying that the screen just looks short and is brick like....even though they are still just dumb fandroids lol
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 08:13 AM   #24
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Yeah, and with 29 dollars you fix that. How much to fix a bent iPhone 5?
it wasnt a contest.. just was saying yeah it doesnt bend.. but it can shatter.

when the iphone 4 came out.. it was real expensive to replace the back.. give it some time too... and after another generation with the same body.. im sure it will be $29

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Kinda helps me understand people that had bigger phone screens back when the 4 come out saying that the screen just looks short and is brick like....even though they are still just dumb fandroids lol
huh... the point is the weight? not the screen size.
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 11:33 AM   #25
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One thing that is abit anoying, is when you have a black'ish background and the room is dimmed. I reach for the phone on the table, push the power button on the phone on the table and nothing happens, i push again, nothing... then i realise i am looking at the back of it. The two glas panels on the top and bottom makes it look like i am look at the screen.
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