So this is the iPhone, eh?

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Jan 9, 2007

So this is the iPhone, eh? by Kyoji at 6:42 PM (6,374 Views / 0 Likes) 96 replies

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    It is possible the greatest thing I have ever seen, ever.
     
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    Blatantly copy the Sony Erricsson p910i? Only they didn't even bother to add the detachable qwerty keyboard; why type comfortably when you can suffer?
     
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    The most powerfull phone ever.
     
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    oh my god.
    oh my god.
    ermm.
    oh god.
     
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    Exactly what I thought, I was hoping to see a major revolution, from what I've read from various press reports it looks the same as what Nokia, Sony Erricsson and others have already done. I wonder what the price would be, would it cost the same as those phones or maybe even a fancy PDA?
     
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    Funny. Yesterday, when I got a K800i from my uncle, I was thinking, how nice would it be if you could use touch screen to dial the numbers. Nonetheless, trying to reinvent the phone is a bold thing to try and do. Then again, when mobile phones first came out, the main selling point was it's portabilty.... then as the years gone by, tons of things were added on. MP3, video playback, radio, internet. I bet when they're designing a new phone they say, "don't forget that it has to MAKE a phone call". "Whoops".
     
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    LOL, are you kidding me? did you even read the article? This combines a Nokia Internet tablet, A PDA (that runs OSX), and iPod, and a cellphone with some pretty sweet features. Even comparing this to an Erricsson, or any other phone on the market right now is foolish. This phone is an absolutely amazing piece of engineering. Don't let errant Apple bias jade you!
     
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    FIVE HUNDRED AND NINETY NINE U.S. DOLLARS! And one extra penny please.

    It looks good... But a bit too big for my liking.

    I'm surprised they remembered to make it a phone on top of everything else they've put into it.
     
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    [​IMG]

    So that's what happened to the first N-Gage [​IMG]
     
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    This has been on the news on the radio all day today. I don't see the big deal myself at all.
     
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    I wonder if some DS games would show up? Maybe Phoenix Wright, I know theres mobile version of that, now they could do a touch screen one this and the others.
     
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    Just checked ...aaaaand yes, it costs as much as a PS3 [​IMG]
     
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    The price is about on par with what other high-end smart phones cost. Except this one looks worlds better, and heck, it freaking runs OSX. Thats insane.
     
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    Very nice phone indeed.
     
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    ...and the only real innovation (that isn't already present on each and every other smartphone) is the multitouch screen.

    Now, that is pretty amazing, but man, $600 [​IMG]
     
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    I'd love to see if an Elite Beat Agent type game will appear on it. But really, for FIVE HUNDRED AND NINETY NINE DOLLARS the screen should be uber scratch resistant.... of have the same technology that some cars have where if it scratches, it becomes like a human body and does a type of scab over cut action
     
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    Cars can scab? Where have i been living for the past 20 years?
     
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    Cannot remember exactly but I remember reading it in Auto Express where someone was invited to a car coated with special paint and then handed a wire brush. Cue RUB RUB RUB with wire brush and suddenly, it covers the scratches up itself.
     

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