If you could change one thing to the iPhone.

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  1. yearofthe macrumors regular

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    If you could change one thing of the iPhone 4, what would it be?
     
  2. Ach111es macrumors regular

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    1. faster processor/ dual core processor

    2. faster gpu
    3. more ram
    4. gorilla glass on the back
    5. better scratch-proofing
     
  3. yetanotherdave macrumors 68000

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  4. QuarterSwede macrumors G3

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    Agreed.
     
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  6. Ach111es macrumors regular

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    true functionality trumps performance...one of those drop down status bars like on *gasp* droid wouldn't hurt..
     
  7. frunkis54 macrumors 65816

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    if i could change one thing it would be white.:D
     
  8. yearofthe thread starter macrumors regular

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    How about:

    -2GB RAM
    -Intel Core 2 Duo
    -15 megapixel camera
    -1080p recording
    -128GB storage
    -512MB VRAM
    -1080p Front facing camera
    -3G Facetime
    -Colors (Red, blue, purple!) :D:D
     
  9. Xenc macrumors 6502a

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    Dedicated camera button. And perhaps a slightly larger screen.
     
  10. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Having a difficult time counting to one?:p

    For me, like many others it would be an improved notification system.
     
  11. palmerc2 macrumors 65816

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    just what I think....

    as far as 1 change, I'd choose more storage. 32GB just isn't cutting it....
     
  12. Aatos.1 macrumors 6502

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    Make it 2mm thicker, use space for high capacity battery.
     
  13. barkingDog macrumors regular

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    You forgot the associated increased battery [size] to support said features. ;)

    Somehow glass on a handheld (device) doesn't always work -- for various clumsy reasons.

    The scratch proof glass thing would be nice. (And do away with the glass on the back, lest you increase the price of the overall phone and have the same type of glass back.)
     
  14. yearofthe thread starter macrumors regular

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    One change leads to another. :p

    I guess the one thing I would change would be the design. If they seriously combined the 3GS design with a retina display, front facing camera with 720p recording, and the 512MB of RAM, I would become Steve Jobs slave. :3
     
  15. deannnnn macrumors 68000

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    Just a general user interface refresh. It's getting really dated.
     
  16. QuarterSwede macrumors G3

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    Once you get the iPhone 4 and use it you'll most likely decide the design is better than the 3GS.
     
  17. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

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    Better notifications - including custom email and SMS tones.
     
  18. yearofthe thread starter macrumors regular

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    As a person who only had an iPhone 2G for a year, what's so bad about the notifications?
     
  19. Ann P macrumors 68020

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    All I want is better battery life and... some of you will bag on me for this one but LED notification please. :D
     
  20. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

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    Notifications (like those for the Messages App) steal focus from applications.

    When a notification comes up, you can either follow an action that the notification provides (like opening the Messages app to read a text message) or you have to ignore the notification.

    These notifications also interrupt whatever you are doing. If you're playing a game, the game will pause.

    Other operating systems put notifications into the background, so that they don't interrupt whatever you are doing.

    You can come back to them when you are ready (and in any order - something iOS REALLY doesn't cope with).
     
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  22. simple20 macrumors regular

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    Quick reply for texts.

    OR.

    More than 12 items in a folder.
     
  23. Kariya macrumors 68000

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    Since your question was abount iPhone 4 (hardware); the antenna. If it is about iOS; the notification system.

    One thing! and isn't 4 & 5 the same thing.

    Seriously?
     
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