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Old Sep 21, 2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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Undecided..

Basically I have the iPhone 4, in November I can upgrade but looking round today at the 5s I am not sure if it's worth all the extra money when I can just get the 5, which is still a huge upgrade from my 4. I don't want the 5c as it felt a bit crappy if I'm honest..

Basically I can't decide..
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 12:28 PM   #2
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You can't get the 5 anymore, at least from Apple or any carrier (unless they still have some on hand). You'll have to look on eBay, Craigslist, etc..

You can get a 4S for free now (on contract), and iOS 7 runs quite smoothly on it, that's what I have right now.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 12:40 PM   #3
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Yeah it's different over here in the UK, every phone shop had plenty of stock and all websites still have them. They are actually still offering the iPhone 4.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 12:54 PM   #4
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If you're waiting until November I'd doubt that there will be any stock left of the 5. If you're wanting a 5, the best thing would be to buy it on PAYG and change your contract to a sim only deal when your minimum period is up.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 12:59 PM   #5
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You can't get the 5 anymore, at least from Apple or any carrier (unless they still have some on hand). You'll have to look on eBay, Craigslist, etc..
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AT&T Premier accounts can get the 5, if anyone has a FAN account that is reading the thread.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 01:07 PM   #6
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Just wait till November. It's almost October.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 01:54 PM   #7
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I'm not really asking about stock issues, I know I can get a 5 when my contract ends :P the question I am asking is if the 5s is really worth the extra? It'd cost me like 120 up front extra and 7 a month extra.
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Old Sep 21, 2013, 02:00 PM   #8
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I'm not really asking about stock issues, I know I can get a 5 when my contract ends :P the question I am asking is if the 5s is really worth the extra? It'd cost me like 120 up front extra and 7 a month extra.
I take out 2 year contracts and I remember thinking the 4 will be fine over the 4S, the only difference is Siri and a slightly improved camera so whatever, the 4 will be fine. Not a massively noticeable performance increase. Yet when things start moving on and getting more demanding the 4 felt slow, really slow. My other half got a 4S some time on and it worked so much better.

so right now, no you probably wont care or think its worth the extra. In a years time when everything geared towards the faster 64 bit processor, you may regret it!
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I take out 2 year contracts and I remember thinking the 4 will be fine over the 4S, the only difference is Siri and a slightly improved camera so whatever, the 4 will be fine. Not a massively noticeable performance increase. Yet when things start moving on and getting more demanding the 4 felt slow, really slow. My other half got a 4S some time on and it worked so much better.

so right now, no you probably wont care or think its worth the extra. In a years time when everything geared towards the faster 64 bit processor, you may regret it!
Hmm you do make a good argument, same thing with me and my other half, I got a 4 and she got a 4s, only the last year has her phone been noticeably better, mainly feature wise..
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