“Do you really need a new iPhone? They’re so expensive now, and yours is… fine,” Jason Cross writes for Macworld. “It’s fine. You’ve never been one of those people who needs a new phone every year, or every other year, anyway. How do you know when it’s time to take the plunge and ditch your old iPhone for a new one?”
“We’re definitely not one to encourage the cycle of nonstop iPhone upgrades. Hanging on to your phone for a long time is a good thing,” Cross writes. “But just as some users feel compelled to upgrade way too often, others stubbornly refuse to get a new phone until their current one literally won’t function at all, and might need a little help accepting that their old phone is holding them back.”
“If one or more of these signs apply to you,” Cross writes, “perhaps it’s time to replace your iPhone.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Here’s another reason: Your old iPhone has an antiquated Home button! Once you use an X-class iPhone (or iPad) you can never go back. The gesture-based flow of iOS is just too smooth and efficient to ever deal with the constant interruption of the Home button anachronism, “Click me, click me, click me…” ad infinitum.