WOW lots of people complain about the new iPhone 5

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  1. DBZmusicboy01 macrumors 6502a

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    Woke up today and millions of people pre ordered in less than an hour..
    I mean it's strange I thought 40 percent of the people were disappointed and now this is the most sold iPhone ever....doesn't make sense.
    It's just..... proves that this iPhone will out sell all other android phones combined.
     
  2. matttye macrumors 601

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    It doesn't outsell all other android phones combined, hence why Android has the higher market share. :confused:
     
  3. mnsportsgeek macrumors 65816

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    Marketshare is a useless statistic. If you have 200 options of android phone, of course you are going to lead in market share. Same with PC... Call me when Google and Microsoft are the most valuable company ever.
     
  4. Zaft macrumors 68040

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    macrumos doesn exactly = everyone. you have to also consider the staggering amount of android trolls on here also.
     
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    Exactly the way Hyundai cars out sell Lexus vehicles. It's laughable at best.
     
  7. matttye macrumors 601

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    Android phones also miss out on market share because of other android phones though. If the HTC One X didn't exist, no doubt more people would buy the Galaxy S3 and vice versa.

    Certain android phones would rival the iPhone a lot more closely if so many Android phones didn't exist.

    Also, you don't pay the Apple Tax when you get an Android phone, so no Android device maker will ever rival Apple in terms of profit.
     
  8. ipoddin macrumors 6502a

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    How do you know millions pre-ordered in less than an hour? Were actual numbers released?

    Where did you get the 40% of the people were disappointed number from?

    We have no idea if this was the "most sold" iphone ever. We just know WHATEVER amount of iPhones Apple made available for pre-order sold out in an hour.

    It doesn't prove anything other than the brilliance of Apple's marketing.
     
  9. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    Opened it and saw the names Bieber and Ludacris.....shut that MFing window faster than a porn site with my boss walking up behind me! :eek:
     
  10. Hankster macrumors 68020

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    1. People always complain about every iPhone that comes out. It's normal because people expect too much, instead of expecting what's realistic.

    2. People who complain post and express their thoughts more than people who aren't upset.

    The overall population doesn't think like "IT geeks". They see the iPhone has a nice phone that works well. They don't care about having the "best specs" or all these "features" they'll never use.
     
  11. Oppressed macrumors 65816

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    What Apple tax? Last time I checked a Lumia 920 was $199, Galaxy S3 was $199, and the iPhone 5 is $199? :confused:
     
  12. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    The current Hyundai's are actually very nice cars.
     
  13. mnsportsgeek macrumors 65816

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    What Apple tax?

    iPhone 5 - Starting at $199
    GS3 - Starting at $199

    Edit: looks like someone beat me to it
     
  14. Hankster macrumors 68020

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    You are coming ONE PHONE (iPhone) to over 200 phones? Really? Is that a fair comparison? Shouldn't a fair comparison be phone vs phone? Not phone vs 200xphones.
     
  15. Coldsnow, Sep 14, 2012
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    Where did you get all of these sale numbers? :p The most uneducated post on these forums. And no. iPhone won't sell out all Android phones, good try though.
     
  16. F123D macrumors 68040

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    Where'd you get 40%? iPhone will out sell all other androids?

    Where are these numbers coming from?
     
  17. Jordan921 macrumors 68040

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    Comparing iPhone sales to all android phones combined isn't really fair is it? How about we wait and see how many iPhones were sold compared to the galaxy s3 and see which sold more?
     
  18. G51989 macrumors 68030

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    You do realize, those aren't the ACTUAL prices of either of those phones right?

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    None of those phones actually cost 199, go buy one without a contract. They'll be in the 300-700 dollar range.

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    http://www.zdnet.com/apple-the-most-valuable-company-ever-if-you-forget-inflation-7000002894/

    There ya go.

    Adjusted for inflation, in today's dollars. Microsoft was the most valuable company ever to exist. They were worth 850 billion dollars. Today, they aren't. They were number 1 for a very long time.

    Apple has had amazing success, and they just might become the first trillion dollar company, but even then. They won't stay number 1 forever, just like Microsoft didnt.

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    Sure it is, its like comparing Windows PC sales to Mac sales. People do that all the time.
     
  19. dojoman macrumors 65816

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    What's Apple tax? :eek:
     
  20. Dark Void macrumors 68030

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    People are going to complain no matter what about anything, that's life.

    It also depends on the community that you look at, etc. I would venture to say that some people who complained also purchased it regardless - also something to consider. Complaints in regards to a product doesn't always mean that the person complaining isn't going to buy it - silly but true.
     
  21. inaka macrumors 6502

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    Ben & Jerry's could announce they're going to offer FREE ice cream by mail and you'd have countless people complaining that it's not as good as their ice cream in store, it arrives a bit soft, it's not as quick as they thought, etc...

    Obligatory Louis CK "Everythings Amazing & Nobodys Happy" link for required viewing for all:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r1CZTLk-Gk
     
  22. appswipe macrumors 6502

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    You see lots of complaining because that is what you are looking for.

    As much as some people claim to despise negativity towards a product they like, the truth of the matter is that they are actively searching for negativity just so they can compound it with pointless complaining. Yes, some people are disatisfied BUT if you look at things as a whole then its easy to find a lot of people who are actually happy with it. Yet here we are listening to whining about the whiners as if one side is right and the other is wrong.

    Personally, I love complainers just as long as they fully explain why it is they have a problem. It sure beats defenders who blindly praise things without even knowing why.
     
  23. matttye macrumors 601

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    The US is not the only place in the world believe it or not. I happen to be in a non-US country where iPhones are more expensive than other phones, especially when bought outright rather than on contract.

    If you two took more than 30 seconds to type out a frenzied response, you might realise that it wasn't me who started comparing the iPhone to Android phones... it was the person I replied to.
     
  24. Zaft macrumors 68040

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    To be fair apple does count iPod touch and iPads in its whole iOS % of marketshare.
     

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