"The latest iPhone does include enough innovation to stay ahead of Apples rivals ..."
See? This is where Is stopped reading.
In a phone where there is no NFC, the screen is elongated enough to add another row of icons (yet not respect true HD format, meaning letterboxed apps), the mapping system is faulty and the voice command app lags behind that of the competition, I don't see where this iteration of the iPhone brings any innovation to the table.
In fact, if it wasn't for copying some features of the rivals, there would be no iPhone5 / iOS6. Here's a few:
- Larger screen (despite constant declarations for years that anything larger than 3.5" was pointless)
- Pull down notification bar
- Mapping system (albeit handicapped right now)
- True multitasking
Where exactly is the innovation here?
And before anyone proposes it, litigation is not innovation.
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