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#1 benplace

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:42

Now that the Iphone 5 is no longer offered my boss told me we should save $100 and get the 5c for new contracts.  I am opposed to this as I don't think its a business phone, but I have no argument other than it looks colorful.  How can I justify the 5s for the extra 100$ to a non technical person in the health care field?




#2 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:43

Fingerprint scanner for added security.



#3 +techbeck

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:45

Why woudlnt the 5c be a business phone? Pretty much the 5s with some missing features. 5c is pretty much the 5 which many businesses used.

http://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/

#4 Nick H.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:45

The iPhone 5c is...heavier?

Honestly, I don't think you can. As far as I can see from the specs, the 5c should be perfectly fine for business.

#5 Marshall

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:46

The iPhone 5S's Apple A7 processor is, according to Apple, about 40% faster than the A6 processor in the 5C. The A7 is also 64-bit, meaning it can process more data in the same amount of time as the 32-bit A6



#6 vetsanctified

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 20:59

Image is everything. If your business is not an art dealership or design bureau then an iPhone 5c does not reflect seriousness.



#7 Barney T.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 21:08

Image is everything. If your business is not an art dealership or design bureau then an iPhone 5c does not reflect seriousness.

 

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#8 ACTIONpack

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 07:49

Tell your boss that the iPhone 5c gives you cancer. The proof is in the c in 5c, LOL.

But seriously, ask your boss if you can pay the difference.

#9 StandingInAlley

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 08:07

Image is everything. If your business is not an art dealership or design bureau then an iPhone 5c does not reflect seriousness.

 

Agree with this! 



#10 Elliot B.

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 08:40

I think you can get decent business  phones with Android at that price.

Business people tend to go for iPhones because they simply look more professional.

 

iPhones as company phones also show, to me, that the company is doing well. Vein, I know but I know I'm not the only one that thinks this. Society does.



#11 +riahc3

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 08:43

Hello,

The iPhone 5c in white looks professional. Most wont even know it is the C version.

#12 InTheSwiss

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 08:58

The 5c is basically a 5 in a different case so until a month ago it was totally fine as a business phone. You want the 5s just because you want the 5s. What do you do that means the 5s would be a better phone for you? The 64bit CPU? The better GPU? Finger print reader? If you want to justify spending $100 more then come up with some business value for it just like any other business purchase.



#13 Elliot B.

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 08:59

The 5c is basically a 5 in a different case so until a month ago it was totally fine as a business phone. You want the 5s just because you want the 5s. What do you do that means the 5s would be a better phone for you? The 64bit CPU? The better GPU? Finger print reader? If you want to justify spending $100 more then come up with some business value for it just like any other business purchase.

The case makes a huge difference considering this is to be used as a business phone, where looks are important for a company's image.



#14 InTheSwiss

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 09:23

The case makes a huge difference considering this is to be used as a business phone, where looks are important for a company's image.

 

I am guessing you don't work in an office?



#15 Elliot B.

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 10:29

I am guessing you don't work in an office?

I do and have done for a long while, in different offices. I also catch the train a lot during rush hours and so many office workers have iPhones.