I have a confession to make. I am a new cell phone addict. I am a total geek when it comes to them and I can identify all the newest phones, their features even if those phones are not in my network. I have never held onto a phone for more than a year and when I was in the family plan with my parents, whenever one of their contracts was up for renewal I would make them get the newest phone and swap SIM cards with them.
I bought an iPhone 3GS when it came out last June. When Apple announced the new iPhone 4, I feel in love with it immediately. I sulked and pouted until Mike said he would stand in line when it was released and try to get one for me. Of course he didn’t get one since people waiting all night for it. We did the next best thing and put my name on the waiting list. And I got it last week.
The phone is really amazing. The retina display screen is awesome to say the least. The camera is great with a flash and everything and I don’t need any digital camera with this phone. And though I love the new FaceTime app (for video conferencing) I don’t know anyone who has an iPhone 4. Then I started noticing that I was hanging up on calls. And sometimes I would people I am talking to hold and call someone else without me knowing it. On googling I found that many people faced this issue. And then Antennagate. While I did not seem to drop calls or face voice quality issues, I did actually see the bars reducing when I touched the spot on the left.
So I am in a dilemma here. Since I started blogging about personal finance and I want to be more responsible about money, I think I should return this phone and go back to my trusty iPhone 3GS. But the new phone is so nice and shiny. 🙂 I know that I do need to return the phone. Any reasons to convince me to return it would be awesome so that I don’t feel so bad returning it. So what do you think?