Will we ever start referring to the iPhone based on the year it came out?

mossme89

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Original poster
Jul 2, 2009
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Kind of like cars? This is a trivial thing, but something I've been thinking about. Even as an Apple fanboy, I'm getting to the point where I really have to think of what iPhones came out in which year. It would make things a lot easier to keep track of if people started referring to the iPhone 4S as the 2011 iPhone or the iPhone 4 as the 2010 iPhone, kind of like cars. Think this might ever happen?
 

bmms8

macrumors 68020
Dec 19, 2007
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I think most car enthusiasts refer to cars by model #s as well, not the year. Also since cars are refreshed every few years it wouldn't work well with an iPhone as we will see yearly cycles.
 
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