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Apple have announced the new iPhone 4 that improves on its older version, by promising many features that were requested by iPhone users. The main addition to the Apple iPhone 4 is speed and not only does it promise to be twice as fast as the older iPhones, but will also include a 5 Megapixel Camera with LED flash, FaceTime for advanced video calling, Retina Display for the sharpest, most vibrant highest-resolution phone screen ever, Multitasking capabilities and HD Video Recording and Editing.

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“It has sorry reception and the favorites won't work...”

Written on: 11/12/2010

It has sorry reception and the favorites won't work like it is suposed to do.I wish I had went to verizon.Also you have to take the phone to the apple store to get it fixed and not the store where you got it.The phone is also slow and the speaker is not very loud… Read Full Review

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“Another stupendous from Apple. Apple never ceases to...”

Written on: 30/11/2010 by anuptn (13 reviews written)

Another stupendous from Apple. Apple never ceases to amaze its customers. The Interface is good, with a good screen. Not sure whether it stands tall against the AMOLED Screen from certain Samsung/HTC Phones.

The Device is prone to scratches. Apple should consider giving scratch guards along with the Phone, atleast for those who pay a good price for unlocked phones.

The problem with the DEATH GRIP was a farce.

Apple should consider TV out function like certain Nokias, perhaps that will… Read Full Review

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“I think I m one of the unlucky iphone owners. A...”

Written on: 20/10/2010

I think I m one of the unlucky iphone owners. A combination of poor signal (south manchester) and the design of the phone means that i can only get one bar reception at the window of my lounge and I can not move. my mobile network has advised that I m in a strong signal area with a couple of masts close by. If I could resolve the reception issue I would 100% love - the real test with be a planned visit to the Lakes. Love the idea that the phone searches for Wifi and logs into your home wifi… Read Full Review

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“2 days in... Love the phone. I'm an iphone virgin but...”

Written on: 03/10/2010

2 days in... Love the phone. I'm an iphone virgin but now have the iphone 4 and i am offically in love. I cannot for the life of me figure out what this signal problem is, but I don't hold my phone in weird positions?! Its so pretty and the screen is exceptional it's better than my laptop!! I love being able to chat on the phone, send a message and use facebook at the same time plus if the phone call is dull plenty of things to play with!! The battery life is not the best I have ever had infact… Read Full Review

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“I have had one for a few weeks now and I think it's...”

Written on: 01/10/2010 by fatboyrunns (12 reviews written)

I have had one for a few weeks now and I think it's amazing. My friends have android phones and although (do not tell the) some of there Google apps look better, the overall package is amazing. I've upgraded from a 3GS and the transition was simple. But to be honest apart from the shape there is not a great deal differently.

One thing that gets me is with the free cover none of my old docks work including the one in the car!… Read Full Review

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“Having had a Nokia N95 for a couple of years, then...”

Written on: 31/08/2010 by glenc (304 reviews written)

Having had a Nokia N95 for a couple of years, then flirting with the N97 (which I returned after 2 weeks) I then moved onto a seemingly fantastic HTC HD2.

After a few months I realised the HD2 lacked in a few key areas, such as keyboard accuracy and a massive lack of apps to download.

So, finally, I took the plunge and bought the Apple Iphone 4.

I'm 2 weeks into ownership and I must say its absolutely fantastic.

Hardware-wise its not a massive difference from the HTC HD2, however, the… Read Full Review

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“Great for apps but terrible as a phone. Going from a...”

Written on: 29/08/2010 by StanG (4 reviews written)

Great for apps but terrible as a phone. Going from a BlackBerry, I was overwhelmed with all the apps and loved them! It's hard going back to any other phone after having soooo many choices! The bad is that it consistently drops calls; not sure if it's the phone or AT&T (horrible service provider). I'm just confused, why doesn't Skype support the camera!? That would be the only way I would make calls!… Read Full Review

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“So far, I haven't been disappointed. I never had the...”

Written on: 27/07/2010 by kingofreviews (89 reviews written)

So far, I haven't been disappointed. I never had the iPhone 3Gs, and going from the 3G to the 4 is like night and day. SO much faster when browsing, emailing or switching apps.
The image quality really is outstanding, and the screen itself seems very robust - no scratches yet, front or back. I haven't really had facetime working properly, so I can't comment on that. Battery life significantly improved.
Only real gripe is network coverage, but that's down to 02. I have tested Orange as an… Read Full Review

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Letterwriter's Response to kingofreviews's Review

Written on: 29/08/2010

I found this review helpful because the reason I am thinking of changing phones is mainly because of network coverage

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“Quite simply - it's amazing. ”

Written on: 19/07/2010 by LondonChap (2 reviews written)

Quite simply - it's amazing.

I have not experienced the reception issues. The quality of the screen is incredible and video calling my girlfriend is the best.

I still feel done over on the rates - but ultimately, I'm a sucker for the iPhone and will pay to have one… Read Full Review

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“I was lucky enough to get the new iPhone4 on the...”

Written on: 17/07/2010

I was lucky enough to get the new iPhone4 on the launch date without queuing, and it is everything you would expect from Apple, easy to use etc and the so called antenna problem hasn't affected me yet, don't know what the fuss is all about unless it is jealousy from other smart phone manufacturers as they struggle in the wake of Apple. Don't be put off by having to wait for one, it's worth it… Read Full Review

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“Apples version 4 of its handset and OS4 rate highly...”

Written on: 12/07/2010 by awallafashagba (2 reviews written)

Apples version 4 of its handset and OS4 rate highly with me - As a long standing hater of anything Apple I have always signed up for smartfones of the Symbian and Windows variety. Both of which are Al right but always let me down in the constantly working and reliable stakes. Apples iPhone 4 is beautifully designed - albeit a bit slippery to handle and JUST WORKS. everything does what its supposed to. Unlike my forays into N97 and hTc HD2 which although nice phones they score a mere 50% versus… Read Full Review

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Susanne724's Response to awallafashagba's Review

Written on: 09/08/2010

I found this review very helpful because...there is so much hype against the phone it is refreshing for an apple hater to actually like this phone. That says alot for the iphone 4.

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“ I got hold of the new iPhone 4, on launch day after...”

Written on: 11/07/2010 by CoupeS111 (1 review written)

I got hold of the new iPhone 4, on launch day after queuing up from 0230 and waiting 7 hours for the o2 shop to open I was the first one in the shop, I can honestly say that this phone is the best phone I have ever had, and I've had all 4 versions of the iPhone now, the antenna issue is not an issue to me, for starters I'm right handed, but even when I held the phone in my left hand and got the bars to drop, I was still able to make and receive crystal clear calls, so as far as I'm concerned… Read Full Review

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“The 4th incarnation of apple iPhone has arrived, and...”

Written on: 09/07/2010 by e4chin (30 reviews written)

The 4th incarnation of apple iPhone has arrived, and with a record number of pre-orders, and a shattering opening sales record, what's all the fuss about.

Since, the 3Gs, there have been a number of changes and new features. The first thing one will notice is the overall shape of the phone. It's more box like than before, and thinner. This comes about due to changes in the internal electronics. While making the processor chip smaller, the battery was enlarged, causing the best battery life of… Read Full Review

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“So, this morning my iphone 4 turned up, and I cant...”

Written on: 02/07/2010 by lukeromeril (54 reviews written)

So, this morning my iphone 4 turned up, and I cant describe how good it is. I have not had an iphone before, not being an apple fan boy I haven't rushed to get the previous ones. I do have an ipod touch, and I love the user interface, the app store and the general feel of the product.

Having only had it a day, I have yet to see if it has any issues, but we all know about the antenna problem. so I did a few tests, and yeah, if you really try to cover the antenna, you can get the number of bars… Read Full Review

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Written on: 02/07/2010

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"This changes everything, again" - for weeks this has been the headline displayed on the Apple website, but does this come with any truth, and more importantly, if you own a 3GS is it worth the upgrade?

Firstly I would say that if you own a 3GS, have no need for HD recording and aren't super rich, then it's probably not worth upgrading.

That's not to say this isn't an amazing piece of kit. The renowned iPhone comes with a new shell, which is slick-looking; personally I… Read Full Review

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“As usual you gotta love Apple, don't have any problems...”

Written on: 02/07/2010

As usual you gotta love Apple, don't have any problems with signal when holding it so don't know quite what people are doing with their iPhones for this to happen, maybe they should be allowed to buy one.

Great phone cant fault it, BUY ONE NOW!… Read Full Review

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“Terrible, when you hold it you lose...”

Written on: 28/06/2010

Terrible, when you hold it you lose connection..absolutely waste of money… Read Full Review

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Written on: 28/06/2010

I found this review very helpful because...it is true

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Written on: 20/07/2010

I found this review not helpful because it is very vague.

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Awallafashagba's Comment

Written on: 12/07/2010

I found this review not helpful because... the signal drop just isnt that much of an issue unless you cover your whole hand over the phone - PLUS just get a decent case and that solves it !

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Coupes111's Comment

Written on: 11/07/2010

I got hold of the new iPhone on launch day after queuing up from 0230 and waiting 7 hours for the o2 shop to open I was the first one in the shop, I can honestly say that this phone is the best phone I have ever had, and I've had all 4 versions of the iPhone now, the antenna issue is not an issue to me, for starters I'm right handed, but even when I held the phone in my left hand and got the bars to drop, I was still able to make and receive crystal clear calls, so as far as I'm concerned, what issue, and anyway you can pick up some very nice cases got it on eBay, the one I just received was only £4.00 for a leather flip case, no need to pay silly prices as you would from Apple shop or o2 and even with the scratch proof qualities you would be stupid not to protect it. So before you make a discision to buy one or not, get the opinions from the ordinary guy in the street who have actually got one. I for one would and do recommend this phone to anyone who will listen, when my collegues see the phone first hand in normal day to day use they are all bowled over by how well it performs and just how good the screen quality is. I see guys on a daily basis who lock themselves into a 2 year contact on other touch screen phones and it's just mind boggling how poor there user interface is compared with my iPhone 4, we will do the same things on the Internet and the ease at which my phone displays the pages and navigates through them is just poles apart, and by the end of it the other guy is left wondering why he did not just take my advice when I banged on about the iPhone when iPhones first came out.

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E4Chin's Comment

Written on: 09/07/2010

Last I heard, Apple has a fix in the works. It would seem that the phone is displaying too many bars most of the time anyway, and the formula they use to calculate how many bars of signal to display is way off.

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Lukeromeril's Comment

Written on: 01/07/2010

I found this review not helpful because... it held no depth of information, as a potential buyer, this was not a helpful review.

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