I'm here to see IPHONE4 $ 277.00 I want to buy one

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by singfvj, Jul 14, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jul 14, 2013
  2. macrumors 68040


    Aug 24, 2012
    New York, USA
  3. macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2012
    It's cheap because it's only CDMA and can only be used on Verizon. It doesn't have a GSM radio and SIM card.
  4. macrumors member

    Jan 18, 2010
    That's not cheap, it's a terrible price for an iPhone 4 specially that is CDMA. Search on Craiglist or eBay, you'll find better prices there I have bought a couple of GSM iPhone 4 from Craiglist for $150 for family members.
  5. macrumors 68040


    Jun 28, 2009
    Encinitas, CA
    As the iP4 is an older model, getting one brand new, mint in the box might be worth a few extra dollars vs picking off one on Craig's list you don't know the history of.

    That is, if you have your heart set on an iP4 anyways...
  6. macrumors 68020


    Nov 2, 2010
    Los Angeles but missing San Diego </3
  7. macrumors 68020

    Dec 13, 2012
    Southern California
    I'd highly suggest an iPhone 4S, not a 4. Seems that many have forgotten about the Antennagate Debacle. Out of the five iPhone 4 models I bought upon its release, only one was capable of making phone calls. That was a nightmare year, the absolute worst of the iPhones to date.

    Fortunately Apple woke up, hired a bunch of antenna engineers and they made sure the 4S was a reliable functioning phone. That plus many other improvements made the 4S my favorite iPhone. In fact had I known the iP5 would be saddled with this odd elongated, narrow display... I would have happily kept my 4S and passed on the 5.
  8. macrumors 6502a


    Aug 18, 2008
    Southern California
    Definitely overpriced.

    Not sure where you live, but here in Los Angeles you can get a Sprint/VZ 16GB 4S for about $250 ;)
  9. macrumors 6502a

    Oct 15, 2012
    I'd be looking to get a 4S, a 4 is slow and will get slower with ios7.
  10. macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2013
    I use a 4 and reception is fine and it doesn't warp or bend like its big brother 5 which is fixing to be outdated ( so called ) by a 5s. Good phone unless you a teck geek who doesn't get laid and needs latest mass produced crap
  11. macrumors 65816

    Jun 8, 2011
    The point is that the iPhone 4 has a relatively short support life ahead of it compared to even the 4S. Which is fine as long as you're aware of it. If the OP can find a 4S for the same price or a bit more, it would be worth it. Choosing to buy a newer iPhone doesn't make you "a teck geek who doesn't get laid and needs latest mass produced crap", as you put it.

    And very few people have actually had problems with the iPhone 5 bending. Less people than those who experienced reception issues with the iPhone 4, I'm sure. If iPhone 4 reception is fine (which it generally is), then so is the "bending" in the iPhone 5.

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