The Weirdest Thing People Hate About the iPhone 5

By Brian Barrett on at

There are many issues one can reasonably have with the iPhone 5. That overpriced dock connector. An inexcusably bad Maps app. Even the fact that it's a little, well, boring. But there's no way Apple could've anticipated this particular backlash:
















That's right. Just two days in, and iPhone 5 buyers have already decided that its key engineering triumph—it's not nearly as heavy as it looks—is, in fact, a major flaw. Maybe they don't realise that you have to actively try to break it with a drop. Or that long-term, less pocket weight is a blessing, not a curse. Or who knows? Maybe the lightness of being really is unbearable after all.