Apple Stock Drops Over Lower Than Expected Sales
While one analyst claimed lines were 89% longer and this C/Net iPhone 5 Review gushes that this is the “iPhone we’ve always wanted”, Apple’s stock has already dropped because sales of the iPhone 5 are less than expected.
iPhone 5 Social Media Mentions
Almost as many negative comments as positive have been recorded on social networks – which are quite likely reducing desire to buy the new iPhone. These graphs show there is not a great outpouring of positive comments on social media about the iPhone 5.
Further analysis would be necessary to find out exactly which of the issues are causing the most negative comments. See the video reviews below for what those issues are.
iPhone Video Reviews
C/Net Video iPhone 5 Review Pros:
- Larger screen (longer)
- Faster processor
- 4G speeds which can be twice many people’s home wifi
iPhone5 Review Cons:
- Some networks can’t do voice and data at the same time
- iPhone 4 cables won’t fit
Engadget iPhone 5 Video Review
- IOS 6.0
- Extra row for apps at the bottom
- 1136×640 display size
- Panorama Mode
- Thinner, lighter, taller than 4S
- Two tone colors
- 8 mega pixel camera
Social Media Sentiment
Murray Newlands talks about why he feels fans are so disappointed in this short video:
Having watched those iPhone Video reviews what do you think?
Is that the iPhone you’ve been waiting for or will having to buy new cables, or not being able to use voice and data at the same time on Sprint or Verizon or not liking the new Mapping app put you off buying?
Tell us whether you’ve bought one, want one –
or decided it isn’t for you in the comments.