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Old 09-13-2018, 10:54 PM
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I got a leviton wall outlet that has a type-c port in it, that puts out a15w (5v x 3A) charge



I picked up a 29w Apple charger and type-c to lightning cable a few months ago because they were on sale at BB. That's come in handy a few times, I prefer quick charging over wireless
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im not getting one.
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256GB Silver XS on Verizon ordered. I panicked getting the app open for nothing since half an hour later they're still delivering on launch day. 512GB XS Max delivery is already delayed 2-3 weeks.
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I didnt order anything yet. Ill be in Vegas next Friday with my wife. My plan is to get her drunk and go to the Apple store at the Fashion Mall and whatever happens happens.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:04 AM
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Wow the delay on the 512GB are 2-3 weeks while others are 1-2. Apple is a fucking monster.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:08 AM
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These delayes feel a bit artifical to me. I have a feeling that come next Friday, it wont be too hard to find and phone or watch you want in a store and shipping estimates will get better.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:36 AM
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Wow the delay on the 512GB are 2-3 weeks while others are 1-2. Apple is a fucking monster.
Apple strikes me as supremely prepared this year. The 512 probably has the lowest available inventory.

Ordered space grey 64 GB XS Max. Picking up Friday at 8AM

Last I checked, the non-512s are only delayed a week.
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Old 09-14-2018, 09:53 AM
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I thought this would be the year I replace my 6, but now I am not sure. The 5W charger along with the fact they don't include the headphone adapter anymore really sucks. 64G base model? Really?

Hmmm.... Will my phone last another year?
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I'll be out of the country during my earliest available pickup or delivery time
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:21 AM
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Anybody use a wallet folio case with their phone?

My friend sold me on his, looks really convenient. Only holds 3 cards though.
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Originally Posted by Curious3GTL View Post
I thought this would be the year I replace my 6, but now I am not sure. The 5W charger along with the fact they don't include the headphone adapter anymore really sucks. 64G base model? Really?
64 gb works for a lot of people because we're all storing things in the cloud these days. If not iCloud, then something like Dropbox. My iPhone X is only 64 gb and it's not a problem even though I'm constantly manipulating huge documents, accessing my Desktop, and all kinds of things.

The 5 w charger...I don't know why they didn't do better, except maybe they were trying to keep the cost down. There are all kinds of reliable and cheap USB-C high powered chargers available, however, and they work perfectly fine.

Headphones...you guys really need to stop that. Give up. It's been 4 years, for goodness sake. Headphone jacks are not coming back. Apple's hard wired DAC is not as good as LG's, anwyway.
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:31 AM
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I succumbed to an XS Max and the usual Apple leather case that I use.

We'll see.

I use T-Mobile, so the gigabit LTE and Band 71 is my excuse. :-)

My intention was to wait to see if there really was a documented difference in the available RAM in the Max, but I was at the site anyway, and just gave in.
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4 years without a headphone jack?

they got rid of it on the iPhone 7. That was only 2 years ago.
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Anybody use a wallet folio case with their phone?

My friend sold me on his, looks really convenient. Only holds 3 cards though.
I'd like to use one. But those things typically only hold 3-5 cards. I need it to hold a bit more. 6-7 would be good enough for me.
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4 years without a headphone jack?
Hyperbole. :-p
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Just get the 12W iPad charger. They're $15 now and they charge plenty fast.
The price difference to jump up to a +18W USB-C charger isn't worth it unless you already have one.
They're not much faster than the 12W iPad charger.

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Old 09-14-2018, 11:56 AM
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In 6 months is the XR going to be treated like the ugly stepchild like the 5C was?
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In 6 months is the XR going to be treated like the ugly stepchild like the 5C was?
No. Its actually a really good deal for a phone.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:09 PM
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No. Its actually a really good deal for a phone.
while it may be a good deal, people usually want the highest end iPhone. So yea imo i think it'll be a bastard child
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:11 PM
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No 3D Touch is a deal breaker for me.

i actually use that far more often than I realize.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:14 PM
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The XR is a relatively good deal, but I'll have to see it in person.

The display won't be as sharp as the other iPhones, not even as good as the X.
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Good to know about the iPad charger.

Main reason why I use USB-C is for Power Delivery with my Nintendo Switch. Not sure how big the battery is, but the display is large and it charges at almost 1%/min while I'm playing it.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:24 PM
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while it may be a good deal, people usually want the highest end iPhone. So yea imo i think it'll be a bastard child
I bet the Xr sells better then the Xs
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Just get the 12W iPad charger. They're $15 now and they charge plenty fast.
The price difference to jump up to a +18W USB-C charger isn't worth it unless you already have one.
They're not much faster than the 12W iPad charger.

https://www.macrumors.com/guide/ipho...eeds-compared/






I don't even use theses things. I have USB wall outlets.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:44 PM
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Anybody use a wallet folio case with their phone?

My friend sold me on his, looks really convenient. Only holds 3 cards though.
Nah, i use apple pay
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No 3D Touch is a deal breaker for me.

i actually use that far more often than I realize.
Every time somebody talks about it, I think it's great and I'll play with it for a day or two.

Then I forget about it until the next time it's an arguing point. :-(
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Just get the 12W iPad charger. They're $15 now and they charge plenty fast.
The price difference to jump up to a +18W USB-C charger isn't worth it unless you already have one.
They're not much faster than the 12W iPad charger.

https://www.macrumors.com/guide/ipho...eeds-compared/






Apple should talk about this. We'd all be very happy to get an iPad charger with our new iPhones. :-)
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Nah, i use apple pay
Hah. I wish Apple Pay worked everywhere like Samsung Pay did.

Of course, I'll never buy a Samsung again...
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Apple should talk about this. We'd all be very happy to get an iPad charger with our new iPhones. :-)
seriously.

They should just dump the 5W charger and give us the 12W iPad charger since apparently their 29w USB-C charger is so expensive for Apple to include.

i mean shit, the 12w iPad charger comes with their budget $329 iPad!
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If I need a speed charge I use my iPad Pro charger. Super fast.
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Originally Posted by Whiskers View Post
No. Its actually a really good deal for a phone.
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No 3D Touch is a deal breaker for me.

i actually use that far more often than I realize.
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The XR is a relatively good deal, but I'll have to see it in person.

The display won't be as sharp as the other iPhones, not even as good as the X.
I feel like the fact that it has 720p makes it not a good deal though.
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I feel like the fact that it has 720p makes it not a good deal though.
Dang, we got ourselves a slickdealer over...



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Ordered the XS Max Silver, if the gold had a white back I'd have gotten that one.
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Originally Posted by Curious3GTL View Post
I feel like the fact that it has 720p makes it not a good deal though.
I think it's still a good deal for a lot of people.

For me, not so much.

it only has two antennae, not four like the XS and Max. No gigabit LTE. Less RAM.

But I think that for a hell of a lot of people, the XR is the right iPhone.
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the series 4 40mm has a bigger screen than the series 3 42mm, I'm going 44 though

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yup, i would go with 44mm as well.
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the series 4 40mm has a bigger screen than the series 3 42mm, I'm going 44 though
The differences between Series 3 and Series 4 are relatively much bigger than the differences between X and XS, and I'll probably go back in a few days to buy a Watch 4. :-)
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