ARgh - 4s or wait

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by sdmfer, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. sdmfer macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2009
    Damn, Im in the need for a new phone but was waiting for the latest iphone 5/6 (whatever it is). But since my current phone is broken should I just go out and pick up a 4s?

    What do you guys think. I;ve been using an Android for the last year and now think I want to come back to apple for a while.
  2. djransom macrumors 68040


    May 14, 2008
    I would wait and if you must have a 4S then look for a local seller of one on Craigslist. We're about 3 or 4 months away from a new iPhone so no need to waste an upgrade at this point IMO.
  3. Leonard1818 macrumors 68020

    Nov 15, 2011
    another day another "should I buy a 4s now..." thread...:rolleyes:
  4. sdmfer thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2009
    yah this is what I'm thinking. It might be a waste of an upgrade. Ps I didnt really search this site before posting, as I havent been on the apple scene for over a year.

    thanks again.
  5. yegon macrumors 68030

    Oct 20, 2007
    Utter utter madness for someone who visits forums about phones to buy a 4S now.
  6. bandofbrothers macrumors 601


    Oct 14, 2007
    You could try reading the other threads already started on here about people in your same conundrum.

    Last week my iPhone 4 was stolen and i didn't even hesitate at buying the 4s.
    My intention is to sell the 4s and use the cash generated from that sale to put towards the next new iPhone.
  7. ET iPhone Home macrumors 68040

    ET iPhone Home

    Oct 5, 2011
    Orange County, California USA
  8. sdmfer thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2009
    yep, waiting it out it is. Either that or go with the Galaxy S III :p (kidding) which is available in canada right now
  9. ThatsMeRight macrumors 68020

    Sep 12, 2009
    Wait. The next generation iPhone might be available as soon as August (but most likely late September or early October).
  10. preguntonontrac macrumors 6502

    Mar 12, 2008
    WAIT, if you are really into getting cool new phones you should always get it when it comes out not when the next due date is near and at the same price of the release day.
  11. noteple macrumors 65816


    Aug 30, 2011
  12. preguntonontrac macrumors 6502

    Mar 12, 2008
    +1 also in the next 6 months we are gonna see some new phones also the s3 is quite awesome. Wait and see what the new ip5 offers. Maybe is time to switch.
  13. blackhand1001 macrumors 68030


    Jan 6, 2009
    I Agree the nexus is an excellent phone and experience. And for 350 its downright fantastic. I actually prefer over the 4s. My favorite phone I have owned and one of the first that I haven't felt like upgrading from after a few months.
  14. sdmfer thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2009
    I can get the galaxy S3 here in canada for $150 ;)
  15. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    Then get that.
  16. Indy21 macrumors 6502

    Mar 24, 2008
    Unless I was completely out of a phone for the next 2 months...

    ...I'd still wait, lol.

    If you have something to tide you over, even if it were an old crummy flip-phone, I'd definately wait!

    I'm still rockin my old, battered and bruised 3GS that seriously feels as if it's on it's last leg, everything is slow and laggy and my screen is busted. I'm still holding out though! :D

  17. sdmfer thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2009
    problem is my micro usb port on my android. wont charge unless i hold the thing tight. PITA...might see if I cant fix it.
  18. preguntonontrac macrumors 6502

    Mar 12, 2008
    Ill go for the s3 for 150, right now i like it more than the 4s but still wait for the iphone 5.
  19. ugahairydawgs macrumors 68030


    Jun 10, 2010
    I'd wait. If you're in a pinch look on Craigslist for an old 3GS to hold you over.

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