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iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi! As the title says, im struggling what to choose. I've seen comparison videos, but they don't really tailor to me.

So, I usually use my phone for the normal stuff, texts,calls, browsing, mail etc. But the android phones haven't really lived up to my standard. So Im moving to ios. Now, im planning on buying it off ebay completely new, and the price for a.new 5 is £250-£260. Whilst for a 5s they are £350.

Is it worth saving another £100 for the 5c? Is there actually any visual performance difference that I would notice between them? And is touch ID worth it? I'd like to know your opinion on this! Although please dont say dont use iPhone because posts like that are stupid and pointless.

Thanks. I would include the 5c in the choice, but I've seen a screen pop right out of the plastic easily before.

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iphone 5 is discontinued isn't it? I'd get the 5s. @wilbso

However apple is at WWDC 2014 this year again so wait a month or so.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

iphone 5 is discontinued isn't it? I'd get the 5s.

However apple is at WWDC 2014 this year again so wait a month or so.

Nope...it never got discontinued.

But ok, I'll see what apple come up with. Thanks

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Yeah i agree wait for the next iphone, prices will drop for the current iphone a lot, it makes a massive difference if you are on contract


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Yeah i agree wait for the next iphone, prices will drop for the current iphone a lot, it makes a massive difference if you are on contract

Yeah. I found a video from MKBHD (Probably missed letter there) where he showed the iphone 6 current dummy, and it doesn't look to my liking. It's screen is way to big. But still, I'll wait until prices drop.
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Yeah. I found a video from MKBHD (Probably missed letter there) where he showed the iphone 6 current dummy, and it doesn't look to my liking. It's screen is way to big. But still, I'll wait until prices drop.

I didnt say get the new iphone, the prices for the 5s will drop when the new phone comes, its certainly worth saving around £100 per year.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I didnt say get the new iphone, the prices for the 5s will drop when the new phone comes, its certainly worth saving around £100 per year.

I know you didn't say that xD somebody else said that. But I agree with waiting until the price drops.
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