So I just received my iPhone 4 a little bit ago (shipped, not as a reward for an endless wait in line) and am happy with it. It’s more of an upgrade from my previous phone, the 3G unit, as opposed to an expensive gadget treat. That said, for me it’s pretty much the same phone, but faster… and with a larger storage capacity.
As much as I adore this phone and appreciate it for all of its geeky goodness, I’ve always been curious as to why folks who have absolutely no rational need for a smartphone period, let alone an iPhone, feel they also need to adore it. The brand appreciation is all I could figure out; that’s the most obvious answer. But maybe there is an Apple zombie in all of us: