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  1. patricksmangan's Avatar
    Now that the iPhone 5's screen is taller, with an aspect ratio of 16:9, do you think that the iPad 4's screen will get taller? Maybe with the same aspect ratio to be able to play widescreen movies? That would make sense to me because I game and watch a lot more video on my iPad than I do my iPhone.

    If there's going to be an iPad mini, I don't think the screen would get taller because it's supposed to be just a smaller version of the iPad 2. But I think that a taller screen might be a major "feature" of the larger iPad 4 in February or March.

    Last edited by Patricksmangann; 09-30-2012 at 01:08 PM.
    09-30-2012 10:38 AM
  2. robbob88's Avatar
    I really hope not. I actually don't mind the 4:3 ratio on my iPad. I think it makes it more comfortable to hold over a 16:9 tablet. My Verizon retailer that I work at has a Samsung 10.1 tab that our customers use to login to their My Verizon accounts and us employees also use it when we're bored and after using it a few times, I do not find holding it to be all that comfortable.
    10-01-2012 10:05 PM
  3. cardfan's Avatar
    Apple only changed the iphone in a response to competition and needing a bigger screen.

    The ipad doesn't pose this problem and doesn't need to change.
    10-02-2012 09:55 AM
  4. patricksmangan's Avatar
    Maybe theyd keep the body size the same. If there's any credibility to the rumor that thy might get rid of the home button, maybe it's to put a wider screen on the same sized tablet & get rid of the bezel on the left & right in landscape orientation.
    10-07-2012 10:24 AM

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