The New York Times has an interesting feature story on the release of the new iPhone: HERE
The opening shot, seems to be that a review is unnecessary, as the new 'magical device' is already a hit. It was a hit on day one with it's record setting sales.
"In short, the public seems to be perfectly capable of sniffing out a winner without the help of tech critics.
On the other hand, the new model won‚Äôt do anything for people who detest the iPhone. It wouldn‚Äôt matter if the new iPhone could levitate, cure hepatitis and clean your gutters; the Cantankerous Committee would still avoid it."
The article goes on to breakdown the specifics, you can find anywhere, complete with gushing where applicable.
They like us know there are now other games in town, new kids on the block, but for now at least the iPhone still rules the school.
"If what you care about, however, is size and shape, beauty and battery life, polish and pleasure, then the iPhone 4 is calling your name.
But you probably didn‚Äôt need a review to tell you that."