1. dbermanmd's Avatar
    so here is where i stand for those who have been following my saga:

    I have been waiting a long time to replace my Storm 1 with a 4G droid. My daughter has proven to me by owning both the TBolt and the Charge that neither are satisfactory for me because of battery life issues.

    i have been waiting for the droid bionic and that wait seems to be continuing with no end in sight.

    I am also NOT an Apple guy - i own a 10gig iPod they refer to as the brick, was given an iPad2 as a gift and thats it.

    So, if the iPhone 5 for Big Red comes out in the near future like its supposed to and here are the ifs:
    1. if it is 4G
    2. if the battery lasts all day,

    I am going to buy it.

    One further if:

    1. if i can connect my entire world through my iphone my ipad my ipod seamlessly i might not come back.

    06-13-2011 11:45 AM
  2. radgatt's Avatar
    Do what you gotta do...
    06-13-2011 11:55 AM
  3. Oxn's Avatar
    poo what you gotta poo...
    06-13-2011 12:02 PM
  4. dbermanmd's Avatar
    Do what you gotta do...
    I know because i am being left little choice. it is a shame that i am potentially being forced to the evil empire because of what boils down to a failure of droid makers.

    the most interesting thing about the iPhone 5 if its 4G, is what will be the battery life. if they can provide enough battery life to get me through the day then its a done deal. and then the questions will be:

    1. why could they and the others could not
    2. how fast they can make the phone because it will sell like hot cakes

    sad but true story. i never thought i would be interested in an iPhone.
    06-13-2011 12:03 PM
  5. Castor Troy's Avatar
    It's not going to be 4G/LTE. Next years model will be.

    This is in the wrong forum as well

    (reported thread to admin/mods)
    06-13-2011 12:11 PM
  6. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    I also have my doubts about the next iPhone being LTE capable. They have been quoted as saying it isn't where they want it to be. Which really means they are waiting for an all in one SoC to have it included so they don't need to have a separate radio just for LTE.

    Also I've heard that the Charge had pretty good battery life, all things considered. What's your experience been?
    06-13-2011 12:17 PM
  7. tmacfan4321's Avatar
    The iPhone won't get an LTE version for a while. I think that Apple will either wait for second-gen LTE chips to hit the market or wait for VoLTE to gain traction so they can make a phone with a single LTE radio before putting LTE into the iPhone.

    Sent from my ADR6300
    06-13-2011 02:06 PM
  8. ragnarokx's Avatar
    Apple always plays it safe and waits too long to release everything - 3G, copy and paste, useful notifications, and now LTE.
    06-13-2011 05:25 PM
  9. Irate Iguana's Avatar
    Don't do it! ITS A TRAP!
    06-14-2011 01:09 PM
  10. xesso's Avatar
    I was in the same boat as OP but I just jumped ship and ordered a iphone 4 and only paid $99 for it. (I'm so disappointed in myself)
    06-16-2011 12:32 PM
  11. dwaynewilliams#WN's Avatar
    I don't understand why people feel ashamed or that they are doing something wrong by going to Apple and the iPhone. If that's what you are interested in then go for it. Its not what I would choose to do. But i wouldn't judge anyone else for making a different choice.

    EDIT: I went for the iPhone 4. Been loving it. Didn't think that would be the choice I would make , but it seemed to be a good one for me.
    06-21-2011 11:58 AM
  12. xesso's Avatar
    I really just said that as a joke. But I really do miss some of the things that android has but apple lacks. I don't really know of any good forums for the iPhone so I just stay around AC
    06-21-2011 12:47 PM
  13. Zumi's Avatar
    I'm in the same boat, original poster.

    I've been thinking of switching to from my Droid X over to an Iphone 4 even, but not sure if I should just hold out for 5 :\

    Plus with all the contract change possibilities due to Verizon going to tiered soon, who knows if we would lose our unlimited data plan or not.
    07-03-2011 02:22 PM
  14. Rambler358's Avatar
    If the iPhone 5 doesn't have 4G, it's going to lose even more ground to Android. If the iPhone 5 has 4G I'll be getting it, otherwise I'll get the first Android 4.0 device that comes to Sprint.

    Sent from my iPad 2 using Tapatalk
    09-03-2011 01:04 AM
  15. piizzadude's Avatar
    09-20-2011 03:55 AM