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My wife is upgrading her iPhone 3. Should she go 4 or 5?
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Yes . . .







Seriously, either a 4S or 5 is a good choice

I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .
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Well, more than a simple "yes"..........

If she is running a 3, any upgrade will be stunning!

4 is a very real option and cheap, but.....

Go to a 4s.....minimum. The 16gig are about $50 with a contract.

The performance of the 4s doesn't lag much behind the 5.
Yes, the 5 has a faster processor and better face time camera but beyond that????

Truth be told, the 4s has a really fast processor, the 5 has a really really gas processor.

You will see an amazing difference from your 3 to a 4s!
On the other hand the performance difference between the 4s and 5 won't be so noticeable.

I've two 4 and two 4s units in the home. I see no reason to go to a 5 from my 4s units.
Honestly, I'm waiting for the 5s (or whatever they will call it) to come out. At that time I may move up to a 5 when the price drops $100 or if the upgrade is truly compelling, jump into the "5s".

In conclusion........ 4S minimum.

Dave
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I went from the 4S to the 5 and it is an amazing upgrade. things i have noticed
well first screen
battery life
speaker
weight
camera (front and back)
more durable
faster charging
I would go for the 5 it is stunning in my opinion, i had a samsung galaxy note 2 for about 3 months between the iphone 4s and the 5 and loved it for the first week but after that i hated the note.
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