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The Newest iPhone is Crazy

You can't enter a Chinese electronics mall without touts hollering "iPhone" at you from every corner of the building. And it's not just iPhone, you have to have the newest version.

03·30·2011

It’s no secret that Chinese people like the iPhone. After all, the thing has been one of the top 10 Sina Weibo Trending Topics almost every day for the past month! You can’t enter a Chinese electronics mall without touts hollering “iPhone” at you from every corner of the building. And it’s not just iPhone, you have to have the newest version. When I pulled out my iPhone 3g on a recent trip to the mall, the salesman scoffed in disgust. “Why do you have such an old phone? What’s wrong with you? You should buy an iPhone 4!”

Maybe, but according to this video, the even newer version of the iPhone looks like it can do a lot more than the iPhone 4. Think you’re a fan of Apple? Take a look at the iPhone 44. It looks pretty convenient, but…well, there may be some downsides. Watch till the end to see what I’m talking about.

(Here’s a direct link to the video on Tudou)

This video was passed along to me by a coworker, and I have no idea who originally made it, but it’s definitely interesting. I, for one, think I’ll stick with my iPhone 3G for now. It might be ugly and slow, but at least no one can shoot me with it.

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