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    • MSE Stephen B
    • By MSE Stephen B 10th Sep 19, 7:32 PM
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    Apple announces new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro how to cut costs - MSE News
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    • 10th Sep 19, 7:32 PM
    Apple announces new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro how to cut costs - MSE News 10th Sep 19 at 7:32 PM
    Tech giant Apple has unveiled its range of new iPhones, the iPhone 11, the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. It's also cut the price of its current models including the iPhone XR and iPhone 8....
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    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 11th Sep 19, 9:18 AM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 9:18 AM
    Best way to cut costs is to not be a mug and buy the 'latest & greatest' iPhone.
    • SonOfPearl
    • By SonOfPearl 11th Sep 19, 9:41 AM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 9:41 AM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 9:41 AM
    Best way to cut costs is to not be a mug and buy the 'latest & greatest' iPhone.
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    Agreed. And I don't think this is emphasised enough in the news story. Hardly anyone really *needs* a premium phone. For most people (including me) a smartphone costing less than 200, coupled with a good SIM-free deal is more than adequate.
    • Pluto88888
    • By Pluto88888 11th Sep 19, 3:40 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 3:40 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 3:40 PM
    Awaits for EE,Three,o2 phone contracts costing around 100+
    • VT82
    • By VT82 11th Sep 19, 3:56 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 3:56 PM
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    After reading this, I tried to find out what the features of the 'new' model were.


    Apart from broadly cosmetic stuff like casing colours (ooh wow), screen material (ooh harder, bet it still smashes easily enough), an extra hour of battery life (i.e. an extra 10 minutes of actual use), a 'faster' processor (if you say so), I could not find a single improvement that wasn't related to the camera.


    Are people who buy an iPhone 11 buying a phone or a camera?
    • Frozen_up_north
    • By Frozen_up_north 11th Sep 19, 4:15 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 4:15 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 4:15 PM
    My iPhone SE, bought new outright and SIM free just over 3 years ago has a trade-in value of 30. It is in perfect working order and yet is worthless in monetary terms.

    The new iPhones still have built to fail lithium ion batteries and lack 5G. The 2020 iPhone is expected to include 5G, rendering the current must have 1000 iPhones obsolete in 12 months.

    Bear that in mind when rushing to spend up to 1000 on an iPhone, or the equivalent in a finance deal.
    • d123
    • By d123 11th Sep 19, 5:13 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 5:13 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 5:13 PM
    After reading this, I tried to find out what the features of the 'new' model were.


    Apart from broadly cosmetic stuff like casing colours (ooh wow), screen material (ooh harder, bet it still smashes easily enough), an extra hour of battery life* (i.e. an extra 10 minutes of actual use), a 'faster' processor (if you say so), I could not find a single improvement that wasn't related to the camera.


    Are people who buy an iPhone 11 buying a phone or a camera?
    Originally posted by VT82
    *extra 4 hours (11 Pro) and 5 hours (11 Pro Max) battery life.
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    • Highland76
    • By Highland76 11th Sep 19, 6:29 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 6:29 PM
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    • 11th Sep 19, 6:29 PM
    Best way to cut costs is to not be a mug and buy the 'latest & greatest' iPhone.
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    Indeed. Just buy a Goophone! Its looks like the the latest & greatest iphone, runs Android OS and above all, costs a teeny weeny fraction of the real thing. Whats not to like?



    https://www.goophoneshops.com/100057/
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 11th Sep 19, 8:23 PM
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    seems expensive for very old and poor spec

    e.g. 1GB & 8GB ??
    • d123
    • By d123 11th Sep 19, 9:05 PM
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    seems expensive for very old and poor spec

    e.g. 1GB & 8GB ??
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    Agreed, a bottom of the barrel cheapie and they are most known for the fact they make blatant rip-off copies of iPhone, Samsungs etc.

    For that money a decent Chinese phone is easily bought eg Xiaomi, Huawei or Honor.
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    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 12th Sep 19, 4:29 AM
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    Where's the Google pixel 3a rival?
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
    • prowla
    • By prowla 12th Sep 19, 5:26 AM
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    Who cares whether some people want a cheap phone, some prefer other brands, some think it's disgusting that others will spend 1k on a phone, some just don't like Apple?


    This is for people who are interested in the iPhone range.
    • Highland76
    • By Highland76 12th Sep 19, 7:50 AM
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    seems expensive for very old and poor spec

    e.g. 1GB & 8GB ??
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    I was being sarcastic
    • Highland76
    • By Highland76 12th Sep 19, 7:54 AM
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    Who cares whether some people want a cheap phone, some prefer other brands, some think it's disgusting that others will spend 1k on a phone, some just don't like Apple?


    This is for people who are interested in the iPhone range.
    Originally posted by prowla
    Well said sir
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 12th Sep 19, 8:23 AM
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    Who cares whether some people want a cheap phone, some prefer other brands, some think it's disgusting that others will spend 1k on a phone, some just don't like Apple?


    This is for people who are interested in the iPhone range.
    Originally posted by prowla
    We're trying to educate the people who would otherwise just queue up and spend another grand on an iPhone, some people can't be helped though
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 12th Sep 19, 8:24 AM
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    I was being sarcastic
    Originally posted by Highland76
    I actually thought that was a spoof website, they're real then?
    • mobilejunkie
    • By mobilejunkie 12th Sep 19, 9:24 AM
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    We're trying to educate the people who would otherwise just queue up and spend another grand on an iPhone, some people can't be helped though
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    You must have some sympathy for those who fall in love and then are completely and unscrupulously manipulated by the target of their affection.
    • Highland76
    • By Highland76 12th Sep 19, 12:08 PM
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    We're trying to educate the people who would otherwise just queue up and spend another grand on an iPhone, some people can't be helped though
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    Surely people should have the right to spend the money on whatever THEY choose? Otherwised its no different to suggest folks should stop buying Miele/Bosch home appliances and instead buy cheap Beko stuff instead, after all a washing machine is a washing machine right? Or a bit like trying to say to those lucky enough able to afford a 50k Mercedes, that they should instead buy a Ford Fiesta, after all a car is a car?
    Last edited by Highland76; 12-09-2019 at 12:10 PM.
    • d123
    • By d123 12th Sep 19, 12:53 PM
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    Surely people should have the right to spend the money on whatever THEY choose? Otherwised its no different to suggest folks should stop buying Miele/Bosch home appliances and instead buy cheap Beko stuff instead, after all a washing machine is a washing machine right? Or a bit like trying to say to those lucky enough able to afford a 50k Mercedes, that they should instead buy a Ford Fiesta, after all a car is a car?
    Originally posted by Highland76
    A Ford Fiesta? How can you waste money like that? You should know a Dacia Sandero is all you need and it does the same job!

    We're trying to educate the people who would otherwise just queue up and spend another few grand on a Ford Fiesta, some people can't be helped though


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    • oldagetraveller
    • By oldagetraveller 12th Sep 19, 1:32 PM
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    unlucky enough able to afford a 50k Mercedes,


    Fixed that.
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