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Nobody in China wants Apple's eye-wateringly priced iPhones, sighs CEO Tim Cook

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Re: Hermès

"The Swiss sell watches for 3 times the price of the aformentioned top-of-the-range iPhone"

And that phone will be handed down to the next generation. Swiss automatic movement means it'll probably still be working (as long as the mechanism has had movement). I can't see the same for an electronics device with 5-6 years of obsolescence in mind (battery life and limit on number of charges, software update slow down etc).

I have a few proper watches and I love them - they are still working away. I also have a smartwatch which I know only has ~2000 charges in it before the non-changable battery will give up holding charge.

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