So I lost my phone..........

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by adamvk, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. adamvk, Mar 23, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2011

    adamvk macrumors 65816


    Oct 29, 2008
    Phoenix, AZ
    Well I had a lovely (sarcasm) Samsung Captivate that was a few months old. I lost it. It's been lost for a few days now.

    So...I DO have an upgrade, so I'm just wondering, would I be better off just getting the iPhone 4 right now?

    Or I could use my old RAZR for awhile until the iPhone 5 comes out. However I heard it might be coming out later than normal this year? What to do guys think the possibility of that is?
  2. wordoflife macrumors 604


    Jul 6, 2009
    If you can live with a Razr, go for it. Otherwise, just go and buy an iPhone.

    Or you can you buy a second hand iPhone on ebay to hold you over.
  3. xAnthony macrumors 65816


    Mar 2, 2010
  4. elit3nemesis macrumors regular


    Apr 13, 2009
    Get the iPhone now. I say this because in two years when it is time to upgrade 4G will be fully functional across the country, not like how it is now, here and there. If you get Verizon you get into the unlimited plan which they say will eventually go away. What other major upgrade is going to happen to the iphone 5???? Just my 2 cents.
  5. Schweitzer macrumors regular

    Jul 25, 2010
  6. Stealthipad macrumors 68040


    Apr 30, 2010
    It is all about how much money you have to throw at a phone.

    That is only something that YOU can decide.
  7. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    Get the iPhone now, when the iPhone 5 rolls out later this summer you can discern whether you want sell the IP4 in lou of the IP5 and/or wait until the madness dies down and you don't have to wait in line like people are doing for the iPad. Either way you get a great phone now and you can then make a good decision later.

    While you'll be on the hook to pay the full price for the IP5, selling the IP4 should offset the cost of the phone to a great deal.
  8. fkhan3 macrumors 6502

    Apr 28, 2010

    Earliest you'll see iPhone 5 is June/July. Why wait till then? Just get it now and enjoy it
  9. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    That's basically what I did when purchasing the iPhone 4 last month. I needed to replace my Droidx.

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