Would you rather have a 10k iphone or apple watch

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  1. metsjetsfan macrumors 65816

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    This is of you had to choose one and no "neither I would rather save my $$"

    Just assume apple released the iphone edition and you won one and could choose bw that or the watch. and yes taxes will be paid by apple -:)
     
  2. SlCKB0Y macrumors 68040

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    A Rolex.
     
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    "Neither" really should be a option.

    Both will be behind the tech curve in 2-3 years, so I really don't understand the market of people who would spend that kind of money on either, unless you just literally have money to throw away.

    But, if you forced me to buy one or the other, I guess I'd buy the watch since there is a precedent for expensive time pieces and I'd feel like less of a tool for having bought one.

    EDIT: just saw that this can be considered a gift. My answer is the same, but the reasoning is that I can probably more easily sell a $10K watch than I can a phone of the same price.
     
  5. Givmeabrek macrumors 68030

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    My Rolex holds its value for years. No problem. An Apple watch or phone is obsolete in a year!! It will be replaced next year! Pointless. :eek:
     
  6. Jimmy James macrumors 68040

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    Neither. Not for tech. Not even if you remove the value considerations. I just don't want it.
     
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    Neither.

    I'd spend 10x more on a Patek Philippe instead, because it holds its value well for generations. In fact, I'd be happy to lay down $300k for one.
     
  8. JayIsAwesome macrumors 65816

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    Walking around with a 10k watch on? Getting a phone call on a 10k phone? Is the phone personalized by God's official autograph? Does this watch also allow you to teleport to France in 2secs? I can't...I just can't. Even if it was free, I'd still feel awkward and even a little unsafe with either one.
     
  9. meistervu macrumors 65816

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    Would you rather lose an your arm or a leg?

    I used to agonize over these type of questions, then it dawned on me how silly it was to put myself through misery for no good reason. Why suffer voluntarily for no cause? If I do, I may as well do it for some good.
     
  10. The-Real-Deal82 macrumors 601

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    Neither, if I had £10k to burn I would rather have my current iPhone and a £9k Rolex GMT :D
     
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    I'd much rather have $350 Apple Watch on my wrist and $9650 in my pocket.
     
  13. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    Like most people here, my real answer is "neither." But to actually answer the question asked: iphone, because, regardless of the gold and such, I just find an iphone more useful than a watch.
     
  14. Bobby Corwen macrumors 68030

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    what if you already have three cars though
     
  15. thadoggfather Suspended

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    This! Crazy to think a 10k apple watch will be trumped in a year.
     
  16. capuzino macrumors regular

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    I'd probably choose the Watch Edition, but not because I would wear it and show off that I have money, but save it untouched for the future.

    Why?
    To see if instead of losing it's price tag it gains some dollars around it. It will be obsolete device in a year and a piece of tech crap in three but what about in 10 or 20 years? It's first gen. device, and there's a chance it might be a fancy item around collectors during that time. And why just the Watch Edition versions? Because their quantity will be the most limited.
     
  17. meistervu macrumors 65816

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    I was thinking the same. Also, an obsolete watch takes less space and is more functional than an obsolete phone: it could still tell time.
     
  18. Shikaka macrumors regular

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    Ahhh Ha! It's a trick question! Because you can't get full functionality from your 10k Apple Watch without the 10k iPhone.

    Answer = both?
     
  19. BJMRamage macrumors 68020

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    Could I return either and get $10k on an iTunes card?


    I'd prefer that...movies, books, music, apps (iOS & OS X) would be many times greater.
     

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