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Why a bigger screen?
It seems that quite a lot of you guys want the iPhone 5 to have a larger screen. I've read some posts where people stated that it would not be a smart move of Apple if they kept the screen size for iPhone5.
I, for one think the screen size of the iPhone is perfect. I don't want a huge phone, I want one that will fit in my pocket and in the little phone sleeve in my bag.
If I want to watch a movie on a nice big screen i use my iPad, Macbook, or tv.
what are your reasons for wanting a larger screen?
- 09-01-2011, 06:01 PM #2
Well they can eliminate some of the bezel and still keep the same size with a larger screen. Not to mention a larger screen makes it easier for some to see things and when watching a movie and don't want to lug around something bigger. Also some people have large hands which typing on the 3.5 inch screen can be hard for them. There are various reasons people want a larger screen.
- 09-01-2011, 06:23 PM #3
To the OP:
People usually demand a bigger screen because those people only look at a spec sheet when they buy a product. They see 1.2GHz, 1GB RAM, 4.5" screen, etc. and assume it's "better" without even using it. They incorrectly assume that Apple MUST match their specs, or Apple will fail. This is wholly untrue.
Although yes I'm sure there are others who have big fingers or something and want a bigger screen for that reason, as above poster suggested.
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- 09-02-2011, 07:06 PM #20
That's exactly what I'm saying... Read your own comment over again and you might get my point.
Also, STOP double posting! It's not that hard!
- 09-02-2011, 07:21 PM #21
Also, to speak on the larger screens...the highest selling models of ANY type of computers are 13" and below (as reported by engadget about 3 months ago), which tells me that people don't (on average) prefer larger screens period, much less for any quality or experience reasonings.
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- 09-02-2011, 09:38 PM #24
Samsung and HTC just released a bevy of new products and now have screen sizes at 3.2", 3.5", 3.7", 4.0", 4.3", 4.5", 5.3" and a few others playing in that space. Ignore resolution, that's not even close to my point. There are tons of form factors as well.
Dude, if ignorance is bliss, you must be ecstatic.
Not to mention, your accusation of them being 'pretty much the same thing', you say that without looking at the ONE model Apple makes as a current offering?
- 09-02-2011, 09:57 PM #25
I have a Droid X at the moment while I wait for the iPhone to show up in the mail. It has a 4.3" screen on it. When I got it, it seemed a little on the large side, but I quickly became accustomed to it. Of all the things that I contemplated when deciding to replace it with an iPhone, the screen size caused the most concern. Plain and simple, it's extra real estate. Comparable apps on smaller screens just seem more cramped. It helps quite a bit on virtual keyboards as well. I don't know how to really explain it much better that to say it feels less claustrophobic. I'm sure I'll get used to the smaller sized screen on the iPhone, but I'm going to miss all the glass of the DX all the same. Count me in the camp who'd like to see a larger iPhone in the future.