IPhone 5 Is The New Gold Standard

Posted: Sep 13 2012, 7:11am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 13 2012, 6:54pm CDT, in News | Apple


iPhone 5 is the New Gold Standard

The tech world praises the iPhone 5, but also says it is boring - in a good way.

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 5 yesterday. It is a master piece in every regard. Apple managed to put more into a thinner and lighter gadget. The response for the tech press is very positive. As expected. The narrative is that the iPhone 5 is the best smartphone, but it is boring. Wired calls it even utterly boring, but that does not mean it is a bad thing. The iPhone 5 just works the best way a smartphone can today. You get everything you want done. Only exception is Siri. Siri just sucks. It does not matter how often Apple tells me that Siri is great, I still cannot get her to do anything.

It is not important that it is not coming in different colors and a freaky new wedge design. MG Siegler on TechCrunch has the best way of describing the iPhone 5. He takes a quote from the movie The Prestige. The Apple focuses on the Turn and not on the Prestige.

The iPhone 5 goes on pre-order tomorrow at carriers and Apple Stores. The sales of the iPhone 5 starts on September 21. Expect long lines. The smart thing to do is pre-order the iPhone 5.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.




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