Apple has unveiled the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in a Sept. 10 press event in Cupertino, California. As expected, the social media sites erupted with mixed reactions. Days before the event was held, a YouTube video of an unveiling parody has gone viral. Despite these, industry analysts expect the same long queues for the new phone.
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"Here at Apple, we are obsessed with breaking new boundaries. And today, we throw all that out the window. And yet somehow, we still break boundaries. We have found a way to sell the exact same iPhone a year later," says 'Mark' in this viral Apple iPhone 5S release parody clip.
The 'S' in iPhone 5S stands for "same," Mark says further. The clip goes on to note that iPhone 5 is the best phone "because people said so." Five days into YouTube, the clip has so far drawn 3.7 million views. The clip was produced and uploaded by user Matthias.
Check out the slideshow for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C reactions posted on Tumblr. Here's one that shows an upset Steve Jobs.
Apple has unveiled the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in a Sept. 10 press event in Cupertino, California. As expected, the social media sites erupted with mixed reactions. (Credit: Tumblr user @isleptwithisabelle)
Tumblr user @aviscogitations shows how a kid could mess with the Touch ID or fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5S. So here's how kids can pay for in-app purchases, toys, and whatever can be bought online: wait for mum and dad to sleep.
Tumblr user @aviscogitations shows how a kid could mess with the Touch ID on iPhone 5S.
Still on iPhone 5S Touch ID, @nerddownand5 foresees a "Thumb bandits strike." The slideshow has an iMessage conversation on the fingerprint sensor, too.
As for the iPhone 5C, Tumblr user @makone asks in the meme below, "Are you the target group?"
An iPhone 5C question: Tumblr user @makone asks, "Are you the target group?"
The iPhone 5S price tags are marked as follows: $199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB, and $399 for 64GB - all under carrier contracts. Buyers can get the iPhone 5C for $99 for 16GB and $199 for 32GB - also under contracts. Pre-orders begin on Sept. 13 (5C) and Sept. 20 (5S). Australia is one of the first countries to receive shipment of the new Apple phones.
See more iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S memes in the accompanying slideshow.
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