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On Jan 6, 2:58 pm, SMS <scharf.ste...@geemail.com> wrote:
> Ness-Net wrote:
> > There is a fundamental flaw in your premise.
> > The second that a 3G iPhone hits the market, EVERY EDGE iPhone
> > immediately depreciates dramatically.
Yeah, even though cell phones are notorious for depreciation, the
iPhone will be the execption to the rule because its so cool?
> First of all, don't assume that the 3G iPhone means no more EDGE
Youre right! they will probably keep it around much like they did the
4 gb iPhone. You know how they like to give customers choice!
>The monthly pricing on the 3G model will likely be higher, or
> you'll be able to have your choice of 3G or EDGE service at different
> price points.
So does this mean ATT has to give SJ even more money per month now?
>It isn't corporations buying iPhones, it's individuals
> that may be happy paying $20 less per month and having the lower speed.
Right here, your making my next point for me! tia!
> Fourth, the current iPhone buyers purchased their iPhones knowing full
> well that a 3G model would be introduced, they just didn't know when.
> Very few will be really mad about it.
The majority of current iPhone users DO NOT KNOW WHAT 3G is, much less
know that the iPhone doesnt have it, and that is why they wont be mad
about it. The majority of people in general, were told the iPhone was
246 devices in one, and hence beleive that it does EVERYTHING.
> Finally, there's a tendency to dismiss all iPhone buyers as morons,.
> based on Usenet posts in CSMA or the alt.cellular groups. It gives a
> really warped picture of the average iPhone user, who would be aghast
> and angry to be equated with the fanboys that post on Usenet. They knew
> the feature limitations when they bought it, and they're not spending
> time rationalizing the missing pieces. It's not a phone I would buy for
> a host of reasons, but those I know that them are happy with them for
> the most part. The biggest complaint is not the lack of 3G, it's the
> lack of voice-dialing.
Just because the fanboys here are morons, doesnt make the normal
iPhone users any less of morons. Atleast the fanboys know the device
has weak points and are just able to spin it to work in their favor.
The real deal average joe iPhone user doesnt even know about these
shortcomings. There are three classes of iPhone users it seems, the
fanboys which we see here all the time, we all know their level of
intelligence. Then there is the blissful idiot iPhone user, who think
they are part of some special clique because they use Apple products.
These users are not technically motivated, think their phone does
everything, and really have no idea the real features available on a
modern day cell phone. These are also the users who own a macbook, and
brag about how great it is to make movies on a mac, even though they
have never once even had spark of thought in their simple mind that
could ever be stretched into a film. Then there is the remorseful
buyer iPhone user, who now knows all too well that he was robbed, not
only of his hard earned cash on crippled, old, over-hyped technology,
but also of his dignity because he was totally suckered.