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    • Aaron.R
    • By Aaron.R 20th Sep 18, 11:45 AM
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    New iPhones
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:45 AM
    New iPhones 20th Sep 18 at 11:45 AM
    What are your opinions on new iPhones?
    Do they offer anything new or is it wiser just to buy older models that are dropping in price a bit now?
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    • Michael.E.Keane
    • By Michael.E.Keane 20th Sep 18, 11:48 AM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:48 AM
    I think they are overpriced as hell. Just buy iphone 7 or 8 or go for oneplus 6 which seems similar to iphone X with half the price tag.
    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 20th Sep 18, 11:51 AM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:51 AM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:51 AM
    Opinion no longer far in advance of others.
    Still vastly overpriced for what you get .
    Some may be willing to pay for bling and bragging rights .
    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 20th Sep 18, 11:54 AM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:54 AM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 11:54 AM
    Second hand iPhone 6 for £150. Job done.
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    • #5
    • 20th Sep 18, 12:24 PM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 12:24 PM
    What are your opinions on new iPhones?
    Do they offer anything new or is it wiser just to buy older models that are dropping in price a bit now?
    Originally posted by Aaron.R

    What are you willing to spend and what features do you like in a smartphone and what do you currently have?

    Clean sharp review of the phone here

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAF9BWpzwvI
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 20th Sep 18, 12:54 PM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 12:54 PM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 12:54 PM
    What are your opinions on new iPhones?
    Do they offer anything new or is it wiser just to buy older models that are dropping in price a bit now?
    Originally posted by Aaron.R
    Unless you absolutely have to have the latest and greatest then wait a month for the prices of the older ones to drop more. I'm an Android user myself but if you prefer iPhones then the cost of the newest ones is beyond ridiculous.
    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 20th Sep 18, 5:50 PM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 5:50 PM
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    • 20th Sep 18, 5:50 PM
    I wouldn’t bother with anything older than 6s. Best value seems to be the SE. If you’ve got more money then the iPhone 7 is as good an iPhone as you will ever need for £450 and should get software updates for at least 4 more years.
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
    • isabelgerber
    • By isabelgerber 23rd Sep 18, 3:51 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 18, 3:51 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 18, 3:51 PM
    I heard it doesn't support HD videos or youtube videos is that right?
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 23rd Sep 18, 3:55 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 18, 3:55 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 18, 3:55 PM
    I heard it doesn't support HD videos or youtube videos is that right?
    Originally posted by isabelgerber
    I'd be astounded if that's true.
    • Joan number 1
    • By Joan number 1 23rd Sep 18, 4:33 PM
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    My first thought was "How Much?"
    Almost fifteen hundred quid!
    I would need to be using my phone one hell of a lot more than I do to pay anywhere near that for any phone.
    Will it take me to work or cook my dinner?
    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 23rd Sep 18, 6:35 PM
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    My first thought was "How Much?"
    Almost fifteen hundred quid!
    I would need to be using my phone one hell of a lot more than I do to pay anywhere near that for any phone.
    Will it take me to work or cook my dinner?
    Originally posted by Joan number 1
    Well yes, it can order you a cab and a takeaway.
    But any smart phone can.
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
    • jenniewb
    • By jenniewb 23rd Sep 18, 9:59 PM
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    My first thought was "How Much?"
    Almost fifteen hundred quid!
    I would need to be using my phone one hell of a lot more than I do to pay anywhere near that for any phone.
    Will it take me to work or cook my dinner?
    Originally posted by Joan number 1

    Even if it did, I'd still think it was too much! Maybe £500, £750 max for dinner if it was all organic, nutritious and contained weekly Chateauneuf du Pape wine and a daily taxi, but not £1500.
    • Michael.E.Keane
    • By Michael.E.Keane 24th Sep 18, 6:59 AM
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    Yeah second hand is really good option to consider. You get a year old phone with price tag that is 100-200e smaller
    • Aaron.R
    • By Aaron.R 24th Sep 18, 7:02 AM
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    [QUOTE=john22;74813583]What are you willing to spend and what features do you like in a smartphone and what do you currently have?

    I think the camera quality is one of the most important parts for me. The new iphones dont seem to offer that much new stuff. Guess I could aim for iphone 8 after the price drop
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 24th Sep 18, 8:16 AM
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    I think the camera quality is one of the most important parts for me. The new iphones dont seem to offer that much new stuff. Guess I could aim for iphone 8 after the price drop
    Originally posted by Aaron.R
    If photography is important to you you could get a really decent SLR plus a couple of good lenses for much less than a new iPhone that would knock them into a cocked hat.

    In fact there's multiple point & shoots that would laugh at any phone camera.
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 24th Sep 18, 11:33 AM
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    Yes, its true but if you are using the iPhone 8 and iPhone X then you feel that your device support the YouTube HD video if you have still doubt about this then contact iPhone Support Number for a better experience.
    Originally posted by iPhoneSupport123
    Who do we call to decipher your post?
    • parking_question_chap
    • By parking_question_chap 24th Sep 18, 1:06 PM
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    Overpriced both new and used.

    I would go for a Sony or Samsung.
    • Michael.E.Keane
    • By Michael.E.Keane 25th Sep 18, 7:00 AM
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    1+6 has decent camera with half the price tag of iphone X, something to consider maybe!
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    [QUOTE=Aaron.R;74828166]
    What are you willing to spend and what features do you like in a smartphone and what do you currently have?

    I think the camera quality is one of the most important parts for me. The new iphones dont seem to offer that much new stuff. Guess I could aim for iphone 8 after the price drop
    Originally posted by john22
    It’s a hard one trying to quantify “camera quality” when a lot has to do with what does the user want from it. Also what kind of photographs they want to take and how much of that image do they want to edit.

    The smart phones cameras get better year on year so I guess the best option for you is to think about the images you currently take. Figure out what you like about them and what would you like to improve. Would a newer model of phone help you improve or even maybe take you in a different direction of style?
    • adonis10
    • By adonis10 25th Sep 18, 12:56 PM
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    Overpriced but the best on the market, as usual. Not sure why there is such a furore about the prices given that Apple has always been incredibly expensive. I do think it is an absurd amount of money but their position in the market allows them to do it.


    Anyway, I comment with interest as I am ready to upgrade from my iphone 6, but I cannot decide what to. I like the x and xs for the functionality and size, but the xr for the price (it does seem a little bit on the large side, though).


    Has anyone upgraded from 6 to x or xs? Would you say it is worth it?
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