> With regards to iPhone I would say that many users are now complaining > about the phone.
Well, 1/10 of 1% are complaining, and 90% of those due to AppStore
approvals rather than the phone. Is thar "many"? Maybe "many who I
talk to to see if they want to complain".
Your closeness to the interviewed set gives an illusion of numbers, I
think. The vast majority of iPhone users have little they complain
> What did the Iphone have apart from its touchscreen and "finger > moving" interaction?
That and software that was fully integrated are all it needed.
I test software that interacts with a myriad of phones and other
devices. Many of these work perfectly okay. Which is to say none of
them work beyond adequately. They do the job, but nothing — nothing!
— is impressive enough to brag about, or even consider enjoyable to
That is the only feature that the iPhone needed: 9 times out of 10,
you will say "Yes, that worked just like it should.". No other phone's
non-phone tools come remotely close to that. You use them because they
are there, not because they are good.
> If it fell to the ground it was done over with. My colleague > accidentally > dropped it to the ground and the phone was "dead".
That's why I consider my TV to be substandard, because it breaks if I
drop it. And I definitely have no ceramic coffee mugs.
If a droppable phone is the important feature, buy one suited for
that. (Me, I got a shock resistant iPhone app to help with the issue.
People who don't are probably foolish.)
> Tons of my friends went back to Nokia or other models after trying > Iphone for 6 months.
The only person I know who did that was someone for whom the prime
feature was being able to muck with the OS code, so he went to to an
I tend to suspect "tons" is measured in pounds here, and it was either
people with major misconceptions going in or those predisposed to find
fault and never expected to hang onto the iPhone.
Are there any stats out there for actual turnover if actual users?