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 Post subject: Pre-ordered iPhone 5
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I've pre-ordered this phone after using my beloved 3 for some time, what's the pros & cons guys??

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 Post subject: Re: Pre-ordered iPhone 5
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Pro: good phone
Con: Expensive

Pro: you can flash it around to everyone
con: you'll get mugged

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It's all here really: http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/18/appl ... -5-review/

If you like your iPhone 3, you'll like this - faster, better camera, bigger screen but same sized phone. It'll be like getting into a sports car after driving a Corsa - both get you there the same way, but one is quicker.

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 Post subject: Re: Pre-ordered iPhone 5
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Dickie wrote:
what's the pros & cons guys??


Seen on TV tonight that in order to use any thing else with it. i.e docking station you need a special adaptor. If the price of £25 isn't bad enough, you have to wait a month before they arrive in the UK


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Yeah, it's not the same interface jack as the older iPhones. And it's not even the microUSB jack which all the other manufacturers have agreed to go with as an industry standard.


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That's only if you want to use your old docks, if you have any.

They have changed the interface to a new style - lightning, which they claim is all digital and thus better/more feature rich.

To skate around the microUSB issue and the EU, they have also released another adaptor you can buy......

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 Post subject: Re: Pre-ordered iPhone 5
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Yeah I did see that on Watch Dog? I think, well it's the one that the biker guy got nicked.
Oh I'm sure the Chinese will have all sorts of addaptors on the market in a heart beat.
My main worry in that regard is my FM setup for my in-car music, I can't drive anywhere without my banging tunes from iTunes!!

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I have had mine for a couple of weeks now, it’s much better than the dell streak that I used to have.

The phone is fast and surfing the web in most areas is lightening fast. I bought a rubber cover with built in screen protector from a seller on ebay for about £6 which is a must, especially if you are like me who puts it in my pocket with nuts and bolts/ change etc.

It’s dead easy to use which you would expect and my 2 year old daughter can unlock it and play some of the games.

The best app that I have found is flashlight, this uses the flash on the phone as a flashlight and is pretty bright

The battery drains quickly and seems to need charging at least once per day.

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