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Apple's much -- -- it -- it I've found five out this Friday and be well I'm nick bit Walt Mossberg says.
What but I -- -- -- life easier on -- -- Bergen and from DC all things digital so Waltz while big words.
We've gotten what's right so someone like me who has an iPhone already once I get this one I -- -- -- hold it in my hand but once I did my first reaction will be what what's gonna stand out to me.
Your your first reaction will be it's unbelievably light compared to what you're used to him.
Lighter then the that I find you have Connell but that doesn't really even explain mean when -- -- when I first picked this up and and almost every every year journalist I know who who had a chance to do it.
Had the same -- was like what is a some models of some mock up to just fell.
Very light and it's -- it's it's very light and yet it has.
-- a chip that's twice as fast it has LTE has a bigger screen.
You know it it and and the build quality is metal not plastic and yet it's quite let's and that's.
That's really gonna be your first reaction.
And -- Hate you as you point out to review apple was able to preserve all the things that the existing -- users love about him to likes it battery life.
Yeah -- actually they're claiming higher battery life for.
Functions and I got nine to twelve hours a day on it.
In mixed use doing -- playing videos making phone calls.
An email web Twitter FaceBook.
All of various things of running various different apps.
So it has very good battery life right and impacted -- -- answer your original question -- I still think.
Keeps apple on top this is to -- the best Smart phone on the market not to -- with the biggest screen.
But the best Smart phone on the market.
Okay they're fighting over Colin are fighting ever ask the next question what I got what I do president there's a good bit of a fixation on.
The screen size of the competing Smart minds but at the woman with small not -- dainty hands.
Having it held at -- big galaxy S three and some of the other -- it is quite frankly a little tidbit.
Yeah well that's so I feel about it.
Obviously -- folks.
Hat it's great that consumers have choice that's -- the free markets all about and we love that.
You know the market will decide but so far.
Even a much smaller screen on the on the previous -- found did not prevent it from outselling all any one of those other.
Bonds with the giant screen so yeah there's there's a percentage of population's gonna want.
But -- giant screen there's a new.
A Sampson one just announced today.
That has I think of screen it's bigger than five inches.
And these don't sound like a lot when you just -- inches but these are diagonal measures so.
It really I mean it's not only -- like this -- -- taller but it's it's wider and so it's harder.
If you have been in one hand to reach your fingers around to different things on now on these phones with them with the really big screens rights arts.
We -- so that we give everybody -- real clear picture those that haven't decided whether they're gonna gotten.
And by yet is there anything that annoys you everybody's been talking about this new cable for the charger that's different -- -- -- is that a big deal or something else that.
That's a probably it's it's it's certainly.
It's -- -- it it is gonna and knowing some people I've brought it here it is a -- I don't know if you can actually see this that we can everybody everybody's familiar with that kind of wide connector that -- is bad for many years.
And now they have this little connector and they say this is an all digital connector.
It does a bunch of things the other connected didn't do and they can do things within in the coming years.
But mostly they had to make it -- 'cause.
The thing is so thin that the big connector just wouldn't have -- in.
Any longer and and that's fine I mean that that on May be true and it so it may provide benefits but there's going to be a transition here.
-- people who prisons have water speaker dock.
That relies on the phone net selling in.
And uses that older connector are -- are going to be annoyed apple does make an adapter.
Point nine trucks.
And that's train abduction got to spend if you have one of those accessories -- did a lot mats that game at home hello maps is really mixed bag -- here here we have.
A one consequence of this corporate war between Google and apple.
When when the -- phone originally came out five years ago.
You know Eric Schmidt of Google was on Apple's board the company -- he appeared at the original announcement the companies do a lot of things together and weren't things -- did was they built in.
And cool maps right into the phone you do need it to download them.
But apple wrote the actual -- using Google's back and information.
So what's happened is on YouTube.
The contract between two companies ran out.
Google has already.
-- made available in the apple App Store in new YouTube that -- which works fine.
It's not pre -- on the phone with maps apple decided to do its own and they bought.
Some small mapping companies and they've made.
The a good -- sap for certain things and not for other things so.
What -- this maps that.
Its biggest biggest advantage for iPhone users is that it has.
A voice prompted turn by turn navigation.
Tool -- had on android for awhile but they never.
Put it into the iPhone version of Google Maps now now there you can have that for free.
Eat -- it's missing some features people have got used to in the in the maps have.
From Google like street view photos of where you are and public transit.
A routing information apple has.
A system in there where it will link you to some third party.
-- a New York subway map for a Washington subway -- for or whatever and it works but it's you know you kind of it's not all included right in the think so I I think the maps that is probably the biggest weakness on this phone.
But this is a very very fine.
Digital designs and asked him.
-- I think it's still a bit still the best on the marketers Smartphones put -- name is the best Walt Mossberg cuts and act like thank you Walt.
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