Submitted by faizanshakyboy 963d ago | news

iPhone 5 Wins Time Magazine 2012 Gadget Of The Year

Iphonbuzz: Time Magazine has declared the new jewel of Apple, iPhone 5 as a best gadget of the year, beating Samsung’s Galaxy S3 and Note 2. (iPhone 5, Phones, Samsung)

alifayyazmalik  +   963d ago
good for apple
SilentNegotiator  +   963d ago
...and a wave of Hipsters that think they aren't Hipsters all called him a "Fool!" and "explained" how S3 is the greatest thing on the planet, and not a slightly upgraded phone from its last iteration, just like the iPhones.
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eferreira  +   963d ago
Phone elitest have no life and constantly obsess over someone has likes something different or popular and spew hate. Mommy must've not given them much attention.
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raytraceme  +   963d ago
yes good for them and their huge marketing budget ;)
gustave154  +   963d ago
Well they deserve it...
FriedGoat  +   963d ago
I have an Iphone and they definitely don't. I wan't to make the switch but i've bought so many apps n shizz over the years I'm kinda locked in.
KwietStorm  +   963d ago
Compared to everything that came out this year, I'm having a reeeeeally hard time seeing what the iPhone 5 did so above and beyond that makes it gadget I'd the year. It doesn't even do anything above and beyond the last model.
aviator189  +   963d ago
No, they really don't. Not anymore.
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edward3222  +   963d ago
I think S3 should be Gadget of year. Samsung is more inovative then Apple
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R6ex  +   963d ago
Galaxy Note 2 more like it.
edward3222  +   963d ago
But note 2 was just released u cant compare it with iPhone 5
Baka-akaB  +   963d ago
Neither should get it then . The s3 is basically a more powerful s2 with a few fancy toys .

I'm amazed how you guys kept piling up sh*t over apple and its iphones and ipad , deservingly so ... then suddenly samsung get free passes
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Yodagamer  +   963d ago
The s2 was on par with phone of when it came out, and the s3 was above par of other phones when it came out. Heck the iphone 5 got features we had for a year in a half. NFC? Still don't have it LTE? Just got it this year. 4 in screen? we are moving on to 5 in screen. Price? more expensive than phones that have those features that the iphone doesn't have. Apple hasn't shocked the world steve jobs used to. The only thing iphone has on androids anymore is the eco system.
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CraigandDayDay  +   963d ago
So what is gonna happen when the iPhone gets to a 5 in. screen?? lol U think Samsung will go up to 6"?? No.

All of these phones are getting to the point of diminishing returns when it comes to specs. You can only use so much specs on a phone.

Once we get to the point where specs are about maxed out, it will all come down to the "experience" you get with the phone. That's actually what matters to me right now.

I could care less if the Galaxy S4 came out next year with 16GB of RAM and 500GB of Solid State Storage. It's all about "will the specs be enough for the average user?" If the answer to that question is a "yes" then that is plenty. The iPhone 5 is a very well put together phone and has plenty of specs to do anything most people need it to.
Baka-akaB  +   962d ago
"The s2 was on par with phone of when it came out, and the s3 was above par of other phones when it came out."

Not at all . S3 was a rinse and repeat . Same thing more powerful .

If you guys are going to call apple names , again DESERVINGLY so , and make funs of apple fanboys following everything like the gospel ... then take a cold look hard at yourselves , and your android religions .

That's all i'm saying
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gustave154  +   963d ago
Oh and number 3 was a good pick too
Why?? Oh yeah says apple.

They might as well have iphone 4s as number 2. Just about the same sh!t..

Basically this..

This thing is like cod..
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LOL_WUT  +   963d ago
The iPhone 5 is truly a remarkable device. Congrats to Apple, they deserve all the praise!
plmkoh  +   963d ago
Should've been the Sony RX1, true engineering feat there.

But I suppose it's smaller cousin, the RX100, being no.3 ain't so bad.
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i8urCAKE  +   963d ago
Bullshit. Iphone 5 is the same crap. Slimmer and Bigger Screen makes it gadget of the year YAY ! Apple is slowly rotting
eferreira  +   963d ago
Congrats apple. Yet again you make a product that constantly runs well and with exceptional build quality.
Aussiegamer  +   963d ago
Im guessing you don't own the iphone 5 then? Cause I had one for around a month and the edges where just stuffed. Phone is crap.
The_Infected  +   963d ago
iPhone 5 is a more powerful phone than iPhone 4S with a bigger display just like the Galaxy S2 is just a more powerful phone with a better display than the Galaxy S2. The point is they're still just phones until someone innovates and creates a new type of phone/wearable computer their still just gonna be phone with better hardware and a few changes here and there.

When someone invintes a wearable computer/phone, a completely new device using Samsungs flexible display, or wearable HUD glasses like googles project glass then and only then will there be true innovation again.
Erudito87  +   963d ago
just goes to show backdated time magazine is
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Heavenly King  +   963d ago
and yet there a gazillions of phones better.
aviator189  +   963d ago

And this is coming from the "prestigious" TIMIE magazine?
refocusedman  +   963d ago
The Iphone 5 is a great but I personally think that the GS3 is a better phone.
DivineHand125  +   963d ago
How come the Nokia lumia 920 didn't even make it into the top 10 list. Its the most innovative smart phone of the year and yet the Iphone 5 beat by just changing its cable size and increasing the screen size. Clearly some bias going on here.
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iliimaster  +   963d ago
ive had my gs3 for about 2 weeks now and can say its truly an iphone killer sales show now if apple decides to make a phone the size of the gs3 than thats another story but for them just to make the screen taller you gotta be kidding me dont get me wrong but the galaxy one and the gs2 and the gs3 are wayyyyyyyyyyy different from the iphone 1-5 which pretty much have been just faster and thinner with now a front camera after getting the gs3 ive offically switched over and will gladly use my i phone 4s as an ipod
kingfetish17  +   961d ago
Here's a more legit list:


Time Magazine lol

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