At midnight, millions of eager fans (including Corona Labs!) visited Apple’s online store, for a chance to pre-order the iPhone 5. The pre-orders sold out within an hour, 20 times faster than past models. With a projected 6-10 million device sales in September alone, the iPhone love affair is far from over – but did the new device meet expectations?
Despite the buzz leading up to the announcement, many seem disappointed. The iPhone 5 is thinner, faster and longer than its predecessors, but the device wasn’t met with the same hurrah as past models. Many felt the iPhone 5 fell short on innovation and new features.
Christina Bonnington’s (Wired) wish list consists of wireless charging, predictive behaviors, and facial or gesture recognition among others. Our nice-to-haves include a refresh of the UI, and a way to share data between apps.
We’d like to know: What features are/were you hoping for in the iPhone 5?