about to buy an iphone

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Hybrid087, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. Hybrid087 macrumors newbie

    Dec 17, 2005
    I've been a long time lurker around the boards and I'm really on the fence about buying an iphone because of the negative black issues. I just called my local AT&T store and they say the have week 30 iphones availible as well as 38 and above.

    Should I purchase a certain week or hold out untill I can go to the Apple store and get a week 40+?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. nickspohn macrumors 68040


    Jun 9, 2007
    1) Grab wallet
    2) Get in car
    3) Drive to ATT / Apple store
    4) Buy iPhone


    But seriously, there is no point in waiting, and don't worry about the screen..
  3. skubish macrumors 68030


    Feb 2, 2005
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    I would not worry about it. The number of iPhones with this issue is small and you could also exchange it if you get one with this problem.
  4. plumbingandtech macrumors 68000

    Jun 20, 2007

    Buy now.

    Best phone evar!
  5. Geffen macrumors 6502

    Sep 23, 2007
    I made an exchange because of the negative screen issue i had with a week 38 iPhone the Apple store exchanged it for a week 35 which is perfect so its hit or miss what week you'll actually get, i was expecting a week 40 or above.
  6. CD3660 macrumors 68040


    Jun 6, 2007
    Cheshire, United Kingdom.
  7. Hybrid087 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 17, 2005
    So to the advice of everyone who posted, I went out and picked one up! Week 28 with 1.0!! I feel completely happy with my purchase and can't believe I went this long without it! Thanks again to everyone! Now, do I hack or upgrade to 1.1.1? :confused:
  8. Koodauw macrumors 68040


    Nov 17, 2003
    I just got one 3 days ago. I would recommend getting one.
  9. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    I bought my iPhone on Thursday...

    and I'm loosing sleep as it's recharging! I'm on Safari, YouTube, iPod, checking the Stocks (that I don't have), checking the weather, updating my calendar, checking out the maps, sending text msgs via SMS, and making phone calls and the battery is about 50% by the time I walk in the door. Best phone I've ever owned and everybody keeps looking over my shoulder and asking "is that the new iPhone?" Bought a MarWare skin (includes a screen film) which is really good for non-slip while in your hand or on the dash as you are driving. The headphones have the push-button mic, that allows you to interrupt your iPod and take a call. Bluetooth connectivity is the best with the iPhone and is a joy to utilize while commuting or driving. Buy Today or Tomorrow and start enjoying the ride!:cool:
  10. thomasfxlt macrumors 6502

    Oct 12, 2005
    All that caution about buying one and you are thinking about hacking it? Enjoy it. Leave it alone. All good things come to those who wait grasshopper.
  11. beeeen macrumors member

    Oct 14, 2007
    What do you guys mean when you say week 30 and week 38?
  12. pedroistheman macrumors 6502


    Sep 10, 2007
    the week it was released. the black screen issue was in a certain week's iphones but not to worry as there will always be defects and you can always exchange it.

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