With the recent launch of the iPhone 6 and soon to be released
iWatch, it's apparent that Apple are back to marketing their devices to an elitist group of wealthy design conscious consumers.
"An iPhone 6 and Apple Watch could easily cost you up to $6000 dollars on a two year contract." umm how?!
Maybe he's talking about a different and lower currency? I dunno.
I think its a typo and he meant 600 + two year contract
$600?! That's Bill Gates money, bro! ...did he expect a wireless digital accessory watch to an expensive line of phones, combined with the phone itself, to be for like, the average consumer?
This a joke or a stupid hate on apple.
wealthy elites? so a $400 - $800 watch is targeted to elites and not the average consumer?
average consumers dont buy $800 watches
The Apple Watch is $350 I think.
average consumers don't really buy $350 watches either.
Well if you want the watch you have to spend $1200 as the watch doesn't work without the Phone which cost 800.
@steven - good point.
wealthy elites laugh at watches under a $1000.
Sounds like this article is written by a potatoe sack wearing hipster.
Bu-but hipsters love apple hipster+apple=4life
elite do not use technology
So he's hating on the fact that some people have the money to spend on higher priced goods? If you want a low cost phone there are plenty of cheap, slow and fragmented android phones and android wear out in the wild.
In a world where people are worshipping and spending hundred to thousands of dollars on Apple products, we have people living in poverty and famine who cant even afford an actual Apple.
Noo a $15000 Vertis phone running on $200 hardware, running some old version of Android is targeting Rich Elites. Apples phone are right in line with other smart phones in it's class. This article is 100% biased and im guessing probably written on a Apple laptop.
"Apples phone are right in line with other smart phones in it's class." what class? in the 600$ price class I would say they are the worst hardware and feature wise. In the midrange smartphone class they are right in line with other phones that cost a fraction of what you pay for an iphone 6.
its just written by someone that doesnt earn much money. ill admit that i havent got so much disposable income but to say that apple products are for the wealthy elites is ignorant. its a decent priced consumer product. vertu phones on the other hand are for the people that got a little more disposable incomes,
No one in his right mind would buy an expensive crap like iDevices, especially since there are a lot more powerful devices on the market that can easily blow idevices out of the water but more affordable.
Apple products are overpriced garbage for trendy hipsters. Put average hardware inside a fancy-looking chassis and then charge extra because they know idiots will spend a bazillion dollars to do something a cheaper, competing device can do better. Don't see why people even spend so much on "high-end" smartphones just to sit there and watch youtube and upload to Vine and crap like that.
If people are prepared to pay for what they want, it does not invalidate you paying less for what you want. So many Fandroids. SMH.
Anyone have an iPhone 6? I have iOS8 on my iPhone 4S, and this update has given me so much problems everyday since it released.
That's because your 2 year old phone can't handle the latest build of iOS. Outside of the 'MUST HAVE LATEST PRODUCT!' crowd the remainder of iPhone purchases are more of a necessity caused by adding new software on aging hardware.
My brother has a 4s with ios 8 and it runs fine
Half the specs, double the price!
What billions of people are you talking about? At any given time there isn't one billion people who owns apple products.
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