Do you think the iPhone 5 and 6 are already completed?

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Do you think the iPhone 5 /6 is already made?do you think they held off releasing it because Steve jobs was so sick? Or another theory is that Verizon iPhone 4 users will not be eligible to upgrade so soon and they held it to maximize profits. Idk just thinking lol
 

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Who cares. Lets get this one and enjoy it for a while
 
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I care that's why I asked the question !
 

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The iPhone 4S is the iPhone 5 (fifth iPhone). Apple never promised a bigger screen or told us what they would name it. The iPhone 6 will most likely be released next fall. I don't think the delay had anything to do with Steve Jobs' health. It could have been a delay in manufacturing and the availability of parts.
 

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you don't invest millions, or perhaps billions, R&D'ing a product just to sit on it.
 
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I'm just curious because I don't want to use my upgrade for the 4s and then not be able to upgrade when the next one comes out.I'm so torn right now .
 

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Well, that's a different question entirely. I'm also in your boat (or will be in November). People that upgrade now aren't eligible for a full upgrade again until May 2013, and I'm pretty sure iPhone 6 will be released way before then. I'm guessing Fall 2012.

So I'm waiting, but it's still gonna be a while...
 
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Yeah this is the longest I ever had a phone and I was always able to upgrade in 12 months (sprint) but now with AT&T it's a whole different ball game. I love my iPhone 4 but Siri is definitely enticing me.
 

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I suffered with my iPhone 1 for two years, so I think my iPhone 4 is more than capable of accomplishing the same feat.
 
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I was also thinking that plus with io5 it will give me some new things to explore.
 

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Are you on a family plan or do you have the 950 minutes plan? If so, you might be eligible for upgrade every year. If not, it's only every 18 months so you'll have to pay $450 (partial subsidy pricing) for the iPhone 6 next fall if you upgrade to the 4S now. The good news is that you can upgrade every year and sell your old phone on eBay for at least $300 to someone who doesn't want to buy new and extend their contract or to someone on T-Mobile. You can then use that money to pay for most of the cost of a partially subsidized phone or all of the cost of a fully subsidized phone.
 

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There's two things to be certain of with Apple:

1. They will update their products on an annual basis (within reason, i.e. iP4S being a little late)

2. Apple is always working on the future, around 2 years ahead... So who knows, the 7th iPhone maybe on the design table right now.
 
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I have the 900 minute plan and my bill is about 120-130 a month I never used eBay or craiglist to sell anything I'm not exactly sure how that works.
 

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I have the 900 minute plan and my bill is about 120-130 a month I never used eBay or craiglist to sell anything I'm not exactly sure how that works.
I don't know about Craig's list, buy eBay is very easy. You create an account if you don't already have one and choose the option to sell an item. eBay literally walks you through every step, asking you about the product, what you want the reserve for, add pics, ect. They only take a couple bucks from the sale. You will also need a PayPal account to receive funds, but that's an easy setup too.
 

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Or the obvious. Since the first iPhone, it's been major update (V1 to 3G), minor update (3G to 3Gs), major update (3Gs to iPhone 4), and now minor (4 to 4s). Doesn't it make sense?
 

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You really think v1->3G was a major update?
 

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I always felt the design of the 3G was a step backwards from the v1. And the 3G network capability, for me, was not worth the $10/month premium at the time. Other than that, there were no functional differences between the two.