Can't decide if I want the 5S

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  1. Iloveiphones

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    I am having a very hard time deciding if I should ask for the 5S (Gold) for Christmas. I've gone back and fourth on whether if I should get it. My 5 is holding up fine, minus battery life.

    Upgrade availability isn't a problem.

    But, gotta have the latest and greatest!

    Thanks.
     
  2. Kadelic

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    I think you already answered your own question but need a little extra nudge. Well, you came to the right place...NUDGE! :)

    Battery life with the 5S is phenomenal compared to my two year old 4S. Hard time? Really? ;)
     
  3. Europa

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    The battery life on my 5s is about the same as my 5 and my 5 is jailbroken. That's weird that yours is going bad after only a year.
     
  4. Iloveiphones

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    Mine was getting near 8 hours when I first got it. Now I get about 4.5 after a few months.
     
  5. bballrob

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    You want it. And you want it Gold. And you want it NOW!


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  6. Europa

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    I never got eight hours (mostly mobile Safari) on either one. I don't fixate on it since I always have a portable charger handy, but I get about five hours of usage on both. The numbers vary quite a bit based on types of usage so I've never paid much attention to the battery threads.
     
  7. RoofMonkey

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    Stick with the 5 and just wait until the newest one ( whatever they call it ) cause you know it's going to have a bigger screen. Look at what your upgrade eligibility is for next year. If you upgrade now, will you be able too again in 11 months or so?
     
  8. Europa

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    I thought he was one of the ones who likes the current screen size?

    I doubt Apple will stop offering the current screen size (or close to it) when they finally do make a big-screen iPhone available, so that shouldn't be a problem.
     
  9. Iloveiphones

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    Yes, I will be good on upgrades. I just swap out family member upgrades.

    I really hope Apple does not increase the screen size. I like the current one, but that is what I said about 3.5".
     
  10. Europa

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    Me too. I don't think I could go any bigger than 4" on the screen size without running into problems with single-handed usage. It was easy on the 4S and I can still do it on the 5s though some areas are now a bit difficulty to reach, but I'm maxed out at 4.
     
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  11. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    That's because you abuse your phones. You don't deserve an iPhone 5s.
     
  12. Iloveiphones

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    Picture or it didn't happen. :)

    And I never recall abusing my phones.
     
  13. Kadelic

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    I've never seen that card played in this circumstance. Obviously Naps can't post such a pic, and you apparently have none. I'm going to call foul on invoking the POIDH card when there is no way the person could have possibly taken photos. You can't prove a negative, or so they say. ;)
     
  14. Kadelic

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    Sweet double post. Please delete.
     
  15. bballrob

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    It's not abuse if they enjoy it.


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  16. denzel1989

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    I had the iPhone 5....
    I loved it. I had no issues with it.
    BUT..
    The 5S is like the cherry on the top.
    The finger print scanner is cool.
    64bit architecture is cool.
    Dual flash camera even cooler.
    Camera features even cooler than cool .
    The gold option? Even cooler than everything cool lol.
    I have the gold 64 gig and I'm happy.
    Go for it buddy. Nothing to loose, but gold to win.
     
  17. Peacekepr

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    Get the 5s. You can still sell your old 5. Do it TODAY!


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