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Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

What do you think guys?   :cheers:

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

I don't think it's really an upgrade. You'll have similar experience as iPad Air.

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

Agreed - the main difference is the size of the screen (bit bigger, but not massively different) and the speed of the processor (probably not that noticeable most of time).

Wait to see what the iPhone 6 is like if you want to sitck with an iPhone, otherwise I'd probably go either for a Sony Xperia Z1 or a Google Nexus 5 (were I having to upgrade right this minute).

Personally I'm hanging on to my 4S until the 6 comes out and then I'll make a decision.

 

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

5s maybe but the 5c there isn't a massive gain. Wait for the 6 or samsung galaxy soon to be out possibly April

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

Cheers guys - much appreciated.  That is me settled then and with £320 more in my pocket then.   Smile

 

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

Apart from screen size then no difference. However, upgraded my 4s to 5s because battery was running down too quickly and only upgraded for this reason due to me using it for work. The 4s feels and looks better in terms of quality. The 5s in my opinion feels cheap and plasticky...

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Series1boy wrote:

Apart from screen size then no difference. However, upgraded my 4s to 5s because battery was running down too quickly and only upgraded for this reason due to me using it for work. The 4s feels and looks better in terms of quality. The 5s in my opinion feels cheap and plasticky...

 

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

I've just upgraded from an 8gb 4 to a 64gb 5 (same processor as the 5C) - the screen is a little bigger but the biggest boon is not running out of memory all the time - and it's quite a bit faster.

there are still some 64gb 5s on O2 I think - £50 down then £20pm plus your airtime contract.  Hope this helps!

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Going from a 4 to a 5 doesn't seem like a big deal... until you have to go back to the 4!

For me, the biggest upgrade was the camera.  I carry a camera far less now.  It is acceptable for all no-artistic endeavours.  Swipe panorama genuinely works better on my 5 than it does on my Sony NEX camera.

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Cheers guys.   :cheers:

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I upgraded from a 4s 32GB to a 5c 16GB not so long ago and, if I'm truthful, I don't notice a whole load of difference in the performance. It *seems* a little quicker in response, the camera is improved and it's lighter in weight... but the main point I guess is that 4G is notably quicker.

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petehayman wrote:

I upgraded from a 4s 32GB to a 5c 16GB not so long ago and, if I'm truthful, I don't notice a whole load of difference in the performance. It *seems* a little quicker in response, the camera is improved and it's lighter in weight... but the main point I guess is that 4G is notably quicker.

 

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

went from a 4s to a 5s.

 

main differences it is lighter. there is no glass back to crack. can use parts of my body to unlock it. Music does sound "better"

seems to have less free space on it compared to the 4s might be Vodaphone bloatwaare?

 

headphone jack is at the bottom. otherwise quite similar but snappier in useage.

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nads wrote:

went from a 4s to a 5s.

 

main differences it is lighter. there is no glass back to crack. can use parts of my body to unlock it. Music does sound "better"

seems to have less free space on it compared to the 4s might be Vodaphone bloatwaare?

 

headphone jack is at the bottom. otherwise quite similar but snappier in useage.

 

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RE: Upgrade from an iPhone 4S to iPhone 5C - should I or not?

I vote for either the Experia Z1 or HTC One, the offerings from Apple are not compelling.

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