iPhone Actually Lives Up To Its Hype

Jun 27th, 2007 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple iPhoneThe first iPhone reviews are in, and it looks like the innovative device may actually live up to its hype:

  • The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg says “Expectations for the iPhone have been so high that it can’t possibly meet them all. It isn’t for the average person who just wants a cheap, small phone for calling and texting. But, despite its network limitations, the iPhone is a whole new experience and a pleasure to use.”
  • USA Today saysApple’s iPhone isn’t perfect, but it’s worthy of the hype.”
  • In the New York Times, David Pogue writes that “the iPhone is still the most sophisticated, outlook-changing piece of electronics to come along in years. It does so many things so well, and so pleasurably, that you tend to forgive its foibles. In other words, maybe all the iPhone hype isn‚Äôt hype at all. As the ball player Dizzy Dean once said, ‚ÄúIt ain‚Äôt bragging if you done it.‚Äù
  • Newsweek’s Steven Levy says “Even those who never buy one will benefit from its advances, as competitors have already taken Apple‚Äôs achievements as a wake-up call to improve their own products.”

Maybe it’s time to go get in line…..

It’s worth noting, though, that Apple appears to have blown off the blogosphere in courting positive reviews from its usual stable of mainstream media journalists. It will be more informative to find out how this thing ticks once tech blogs get their hands on it.

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  1. The UI is the biggest question mark in the iPhone’s future, and the keyboard, the most key driver of the adoption curve … http://sramanamitra.com/blog/999
    I still cannot imagine typing long blocks of text on this device, but if they have truly got this right …

  2. […] iPhone reviews¬†have been nearly universally glowing. […]

  3. Loy93 says:

    On the "freaky" scale Mr. ,

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