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khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams
I pre-ordered an iPhone 11 Pro this morning in green and immediately felt buyers remorse. The purchase feels extravagant. Surely I could have gotten by a little longer with my iPhone 7, and it’s cracked screen. The screen protector I bought the last time I repaired the phone after a dro... islandinthenet.com
ronguest
ronguest

@khurtwilliams An iPhone Pro would not be a trivial purchase for me cost-wise so I can appreciate the thoughts running through your mind/post.

I think labeling these “Pro” has worked well for Apple because most headlines I’ve seen this week talk about the price of the non-Pro models and how they’re not extravagant. To me there’s not much materially different from last year’s announcement but the public media response has been very different. Last year all the talk was about the new iPhone costing $1,000 or more. Like you said, and Phil basically said, “Pro” equals “best”.

At least Apple will let you return it within 2 weeks if you change your mind (I believe).

nitinkhanna
nitinkhanna

@khurtwilliams According to Dave Winer, you can get an OLED TV for that price - scripting.com/2019/09/1...

¯_(ツ)_/¯

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khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams

@nitinkhanna I can get a weekend vacation for half the cost.

khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams

@ronguest I held onto my iPhone 7 for a long time, I may hold onto my iPhone 11 Pro for a very long time.

nitinkhanna
nitinkhanna

@khurtwilliams that’s a great idea!!