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APPLE I PHONE 10
« on: September 12, 2017, 07:00:56 PM »
Has an infrared video camera, is it worth $1000 to us hunters?
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 08:13:51 PM »
Nope!  No, way.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 10:24:24 PM »
That's not too much more than the retail price on an iPhone 7 plus.


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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 11:56:59 PM »
Definitely not worth it. Using infrared while hunting is illegal, anyway

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 05:10:51 AM »
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Definitely not worth it. Using infrared while hunting is illegal, anyway

It's not for coyotes.  But still not worth it IMO.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2017, 07:45:24 AM »
I use a phone far more than anything else I own so if it costs me $1/day to get whatever one works best its not a big deal.   3 year life x $1/day = approx $1000

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2017, 07:49:04 AM »
if yo u want infared/'thermal on your iphone you have now just go buy a seek thermal camera attachment for a couple hundred bucks and be done with it. i have one, they are pretty cool
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 07:51:17 AM »
1000 is the retail price. The contract renewal price will likely be far lower.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2017, 07:51:25 AM »
I use a phone far more than anything else I own so if it costs me $1/day to get whatever one works best its not a big deal.   3 year life x $1/day = approx $1000

I agree. If you're into the technology aspect of it, phones these days are worth a lot. Navigation, awesome cameras, communication, the list goes on and on. An infrared camera is cool. I don't see a place for it hunting, but I use my phone for a lot of other things besides just a phone.
I just got a new iPhone 7 plus and the full retail price is almost $900 and they've been out for close to 2 years I think.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2017, 07:52:58 AM »
1000 is the retail price. The contract renewal price will likely be far lower.

I was due for upgrade on mine. The price per month(Verizon) equates to the posted retail price/24 months. No discounts. I guess it would depend on the provider.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2017, 07:53:29 AM »
I may upgrade to a 6 or 7 when the new one comes out. The prices should be pretty decent on one of those.
I'm still with the 5

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #11 on: September 13, 2017, 07:57:39 AM »
I may upgrade to a 6 or 7 when the new one comes out. The prices should be pretty decent on one of those.
I'm still with the 5

I was rocking a 4s until 2 years ago.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2017, 08:01:03 AM »
What happened to 8 and 9


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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2017, 08:02:27 AM »
I may upgrade to a 6 or 7 when the new one comes out. The prices should be pretty decent on one of those.
I'm still with the 5

I was rocking a 4s until 2 years ago.
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Well I like to be a leader with techy changes  :chuckle:

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2017, 08:03:06 AM »
Bone did you ever get a cell phone?

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2017, 08:06:59 AM »
Nope.  It's so peaceful.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2017, 08:08:08 AM »
I'm still rockin the S4,  kids ruin their phones.   I think it's all the apps they DL and it hacks their phones. 

I'm always the last to upgrade, which I want to upgrade because the S4 doesn't do wifi call ans SMS texts (AT&T thing) whereas the S7 and up does.  I don't get cell service at home. 
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2017, 08:16:20 AM »
I'm still rockin the S4,  kids ruin their phones.   I think it's all the apps they DL and it hacks their phones. 

I'm always the last to upgrade, which I want to upgrade because the S4 doesn't do wifi call ans SMS texts (AT&T thing) whereas the S7 and up does.  I don't get cell service at home. 

Nope.  It's so peaceful.

If I lived where you guys live and had reception issues, I probably wouldn't have one either. Or maybe I'd have a flip phone or something just for emergencies.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 08:17:25 AM »
What happened to 8 and 9


My new kid joke for the day....
Why was the I phone 10 afraid of the I phone 7, because the 7 8(ate) 9.
The 8 is the new one shipping in next few weeks.  The X one is fancier screen and costs a bit more and it ships in 2 months.  New strategy to introduce a premium version. 

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2017, 08:20:06 AM »
I'm still rockin the S4,  kids ruin their phones.   I think it's all the apps they DL and it hacks their phones. 

I'm always the last to upgrade, which I want to upgrade because the S4 doesn't do wifi call ans SMS texts (AT&T thing) whereas the S7 and up does.  I don't get cell service at home.
If u need it the At&t mini tower works for cell service if u have internet.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2017, 09:46:17 AM »
If you're getting it just for the infrared, I second the seek. It's most likely a better quality imager than what Apple got on the cheap.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2017, 10:37:00 PM »
Has an infrared video camera, is it worth $1000 to us hunters?

It should work great for finding Biggie's at night.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2017, 06:53:57 AM »
Definitely not worth it. Using infrared while hunting is illegal, anyway
I don't have the regs in front of me right now.
I know hunting with infrared is illegal, but is hunting with infrared equipment on your body illegal.
If so, then just being in possession of that phone while hunting could put a hunter at risk of being ticketed.
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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2017, 07:54:04 AM »
1000 is the retail price. The contract renewal price will likely be far lower.

I was due for upgrade on mine. The price per month(Verizon) equates to the posted retail price/24 months. No discounts. I guess it would depend on the provider.

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Re: APPLE I PHONE 10
« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2017, 07:58:01 AM »
1000 is the retail price. The contract renewal price will likely be far lower.

I was due for upgrade on mine. The price per month(Verizon) equates to the posted retail price/24 months. No discounts. I guess it would depend on the provider.

You're not alone. The days of contract discounts are gone

What?! Since when?

I'm due for an upgrade in a couple months

 

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