Sources: BBC News, CBS News, ZDNet, Technologizer [Vista Reviews]
quote: The iPhone 5 looked fine to me. It has a new CPU, GPU, 16x9 screen, LTE, slight design change, etc. Apple's not going to take what they have and blow it up with something all new. The bottom line for Apple is that they are going to sell millions of them.Both Google and Apple are about iterating on their existing designs at this point. Microsoft and RIM are about re-inventing so they can just catch up.
quote: (hey, your perfectly capable device that was released a few months ago won't support our new OS that fixes major problems, buy a new one!)
quote: Either way, you're missing the main point of my post, which is what radical OS tweaks aren't needed if your baseline is solid and it is all about polishing and making it better.
quote: it's not like we're talking about 3 second UI lag or anything here
quote: I'm sorry but Android is just not nearly as smooth as iOS or WP7/8.
quote: It also doesn't help perception when the vast majority of Android handsets in the wild ARE running much older versions of Android that were just outright slow.
quote: The iPhone 5 looked fine to me. It has a new CPU, GPU, 16x9 screen, LTE, slight design change, etc.
quote: The iPhone 5 looked fine to me.
quote: I was happy that LTE was left out in the 4S as the chipsets were just not mature enough last year and I would never have been prepared to sacrifice battery life.
quote: Anybody who wants all these features before they mature has plenty of options and there are loads of phone companies who will give you whatever you want but not without downsides.
quote: The Galaxy S3's battery life is very good and quite livable with LTE. There was a time with "older" LTE/WiMax phones it was challenging.
quote: I don't know what people were expecting other than "lighter, thinner, faster, without compromising battery life".