Last iPhone will be iPhone 5

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Steve~Jobs, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Steve~Jobs macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2012
    I believe the next iPhone will be the last one that Steve personally designed or at least had a lot of influence on. I'm hoping it will have a huge "WOW" factor that blows away everything we've seen before much like the very first iPhone did to us. One example could be holographic texting as seen in this video

    And who knows what other wild ideas Mr. Jobs had up his sleeves, but hopefully we'll see something very amazing for the last iPhone Steve personally worked on.... your thoughts?
  2. matbook101 macrumors 6502


    Feb 8, 2010
    In the secret land of Cupertino.
  3. Dweez macrumors 65816


    Jun 13, 2011
    Down by the river
  4. Steve~Jobs thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2012
    The holographic texting was just an example I know that the chance of that happening is less then the World ending in December, I just was giving an example of something very amazing and anything with a "wow" factor would be great for the next iPhone.
  5. SteveAbootman macrumors 6502a


    May 12, 2008
    Large companies typically have a 5-10 year roadmap planned out. While Steve may have seen or have influenced the next iPhone, it's likely he was involved in some long range planning of future devices as well.

    The next iPhone will not be the last he had at least some marginal influence in creating.
  6. Jordan921 macrumors 68040


    Jul 7, 2010
    Bay Area
    I highly doubt the next iPhone is the last iPhone Steve had any influence on.
  7. ap3604 macrumors 68000

    Jan 11, 2011
  8. bolix macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2012
    iPhone 4S is actually the iPhone 5, as in the fifth iPhone.
  9. rever3nce macrumors 6502a


    Apr 6, 2011
    Iphone 5 is gonna rock the mobile phone world ;)

    thats a promise. meanwhile every other phone that comes out is still being compared to by the 4s ( like always) and even the iphone 4 is still selling like hot cakes :apple:
  10. ET iPhone Home macrumors 68040

    ET iPhone Home

    Oct 5, 2011
    Orange County, California USA
    Let's hope, but I don't anticipate this feature on the next iPhone. But, one can
  11. jer9542 macrumors member

    Aug 20, 2010
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    Better call Saul!
  12. Stealthipad macrumors 68040


    Apr 30, 2010
    "I believe" you are pulling this info out of your . . . . .

    Steve's touch extended way past the "next" device.
  13. speed4tu macrumors member

    Mar 30, 2009
    I am not looking for anything too WOW in the next iphone. There are other phones out there that had everything the iPhones are adding now years ago. Apple doesn't really add new stuff so much as just making older ideas new again and more user friendly. Granted I have had every iphone in between others except the first one so I am not an apple hater. Just stating facts.
  14. Dented macrumors 6502a

    Oct 16, 2009
    I have nothing but respect for SJ and the huge positive influence he had and will continue to have on Apple's direction and products, but let's be clear, he never "designed" the iPhone and the iPhone 5 (or whatever the next one is called) wont be his personal invention. Like all that came before it, it'll be the product of many bright people, working to an overall vision that Jobs may have helped create, but the company as a whole has been building on independently for a long time now.

    And the iPhone 6? That'll be amazing too.

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