The 4G iPhone Placebo Event

By  |  Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 5:20 pm

The iPhone 4 has a “4” in its name. It’s also the fourth-generation iPhone. But it’s not a 4G phone–which is what a meaningful minority of the people who participated in a Retrevo survey think it is. I wonder if thinking that makes you more impressed with its network speed, or less so?


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2 Comments For This Post

  1. OnlyShawn Says:

    it makes me think that wireless companies have done a pretty crappy job of marketing and educating on what 4g is….

  2. Hamranhansenhansen Says:

    A meaningful minority of people don't know what 3G is, either.