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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:06 PM   #1
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CES - iPhone is so dated!

If only I could keep my unlimited data AT&T plan, I'd get one of these
in a heartbeat...


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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:07 PM   #2
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I would image that Intel inside is a double edge sword when it comes to updates.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:12 PM   #3
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:39 PM   #4
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I think I see a tiny speck of damage above the volume rocker. It also shows thumbprints really easily when they are under bright lights and a close-up picture is taken.

"Scuffgate"???? "Thumbgate"???

If Lenovo can't improve quality control I can't imagine ever buying one. This is ridiculous, and they should be ashamed. I hope whoever gets this phone returns it until they find a perfect one...

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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:40 PM   #5
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Would you now? What does it do that the iPhone doesn't?
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:13 PM   #6
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So the lenovo is thin and uncomfortably humongous, and the Sony apparently has a screen similar to the gallery view in iOS.

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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:28 PM   #7
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What's that dongle on the left side of the phone?
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:38 PM   #8
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What's that dongle on the left side of the phone?
Probably a security feature so the phones don't get stolen.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:48 PM   #9
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Probably a security feature so the phones don't get stolen.
Ah, that's what it is. Thanks!
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:56 PM   #10
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Ugly phone with no character. 4 scews on the back makes it look cheap. Front is so vanilla that it exudes boredom.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:59 PM   #11
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Looks ok, but the screen looks quite big as well which I personally see as a negative.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 12:13 AM   #12
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Ugly phone with no character. 4 scews on the back makes it look cheap. Front is so vanilla that it exudes boredom.
So just like the iPhone.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 12:28 AM   #13
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Probably a security feature so the phones don't get stolen.
LOL useless feature. Thieves only target Apple products (and burglarize Apple Retail Stores).
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 02:42 AM   #14
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I would image that Intel inside is a double edge sword when it comes to updates.
That thing is thin enough to be used as a sword
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 03:16 AM   #15
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I wonder if the LeNovo features iBendô in my back pocket like the iPhone 5?
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 03:22 AM   #16
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Looks like the Galaxy S2.. iPhone is dated you say?
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:11 AM   #17
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Unsure your situation but I was able to switch from an iphone 4 to a note 2 on at and keep my unlimited data plan.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:13 AM   #18
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All of these Android phones look super dated. Nothing innovative or anything that makes me jump out of my seat like previous years.

Apple is sitting pretty safe.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:28 AM   #19
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There may be some tempting non-iOS devices, but that Lenovo sure as ain't one of them.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:34 AM   #20
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All of these Android phones look super dated. Nothing innovative or anything that makes me jump out of my seat like previous years.

Apple is sitting pretty safe.
When you say "All these Android phones" - Which ones are you comparing?

As for "Super dated" - What about ios?! Still looks exactly the same as it did 6 years ago!

I think apple are anything but safe when it comes to iphones. Nokia & RIM spring to mind.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 07:23 AM   #21
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This phone is essentially a larger copy if the iPhone. Whether that's good or bad, you decide. But i question all those saying that it looks dated and cheap and then go on to praise the iPhones design.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 07:23 AM   #22
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I do believe apple needs to freshen up the look but the example provided is not the greatest. I'd rather have my iPhone then that.

The Note II or S3, well then that shows some great innovation.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 07:47 AM   #23
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This phone is essentially a larger copy if the iPhone. Whether that's good or bad, you decide. But i question all those saying that it looks dated and cheap and then go on to praise the iPhones design.
I quite like the design of the iPhone, I would love a slightly larger and wider screen, not everyones cup o tea I know, but with my old eye sight would prove really good, coupled with a refresh of iOS would see my money once again adding to Apples coffers with regards to phone revenue.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:38 AM   #24
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And they say the iPhone 5 looks tall and skinny...that K900 is way too tall. So much wasted space on the top and bottom. The Z looks pretty good, but I have other issues with that besides its design.

I'm waiting for MWC, we should see some nice competitors there.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 11:47 AM   #25
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So just like the iPhone.
Haha zing! Very true.
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