1. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I have an iPhone 6 plus ordered. The main reason I wanted the bigger screen was for reading. I don't have an iPad right now and was looking to use the iPhone for reading books and articles that I save for work. I have had a 5s and I don't like reading on that. Too small. Obviously the 6 is bigger. I went back and forth on which to order and ultimately decided on the plus but I know the 6 would be easier to carry around. Still just not sure. Thanks for any input.
    April920 and iphonejz like this.
    11-30-2014 11:13 PM
  2. Flow39's Avatar
    I read some (mostly PDFs) on my 6. It is easy to read and is perfect for one hand use. I have no problem when I need to read anything using my 6.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    11-30-2014 11:39 PM
  3. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I love the size of the 6 plus; especially for reading.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    11-30-2014 11:43 PM
  4. taz323's Avatar
    Do some reading on my 6, but I do prefer if I'm going to be a lot of reading. to do on my iPad or MBA.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    11-30-2014 11:50 PM
  5. ig33k's Avatar
    Definitely! I read a lot on my 6+ and I can say it's a pleasure. The screen is large enough to make it easy, but small enough to be perfectly portable. It's the perfect all in one device! Enjoy your 6+ and be sure that you'll have a great time using it!


    Sent from my iPhone 6 PLUS!
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 07:03 AM
  6. TripleOne's Avatar
    Sometimes I do. The screen on the 6 Plus would be more pleasing to read stuff on.


    Sent from my iPhone 6
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 07:12 AM
  7. kataran's Avatar
    I actually read on my 5s but i also have perfect eye sight
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 08:11 AM
  8. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I actually read on my 5s but i also have perfect eye sight
    Yeah. I read on mine as well. I also have perfect vision. It was fine when I had my iPad to do most of my reading on and only used it sparingly. Since I gave the iPad to my wife for work I am going to do more reading on my phone until I get another iPad.
    kataran likes this.
    12-01-2014 08:54 AM
  9. jclisenby's Avatar
    I use my iPhone 6 as my primary device for reading. I buy all my books through Amazon and read them on the Kindle app. I read about an hour each day and it works great for me. The only downside is having to swipe pages more frequently.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 11:58 AM
  10. cwbcpa's Avatar
    Well I just found out that my 6 plus will be arriving today. I'm going to give the larger phone a go. I can always switch to a 6 if I don't like it. Thank you for all the feedback. I always appreciate the help.
    kataran, taz323 and ig33k like this.
    12-01-2014 12:00 PM
  11. projectman's Avatar
    Congratulations on the iP6 Plus. I read quite a bit on my iP6 and it is no problem. I didn't have the choice of going with the iP6 Plus (company phone) or I may have gotten that instead. I know a few folks who intentionally went right to the iP6 Plus with the intention of not replacing their aging iPads. They seem to be happy customers so far. Good luck with your iP6 Plus.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 03:50 PM
  12. cwbcpa's Avatar
    It came this afternoon. Still setting up. Unfortunately I'm working so I can't play until later. I'll do some initial impressions in the appropriate thread over in the 6 plus forum. Do you read on your iPhone 6?-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1417467510.384540.jpg
    Scatabrain likes this.
    12-01-2014 03:58 PM
  13. Agrinho's Avatar
    I read on websites or stories on websites(always have loved the reader functionality), but so far, I haven't read books on it. Still happier to use my Sony e-Reader for that. I have read some short novels on my iPad - the bigger screen comes in handy.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 05:19 PM
  14. Scatabrain's Avatar
    More then on iPad even due to convenience.
    I have lousy eyesight but have no problems reading on phone.

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-01-2014 05:20 PM
  15. GSOgymrat's Avatar
    I don't mind reading books on my iPhone 6 Plus during a lunch break, the screen is definitely large enough and very clear, but if I am sitting down for a couple of hours with a book I prefer an e-ink reader.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    12-02-2014 09:02 AM
  16. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I read on the 6 Plus last night and it was nice. It's not as nice as reading on the iPad but comfortable to look at and hold. I read for about a hour and had no issues. I really am surprised at home comfortable the 6 plus is to hold and use. It's big but sometime doesn't feel as big as the Note phones I have had in the past.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    ig33k likes this.
    12-02-2014 09:06 AM
  17. ame's Avatar
    Forums and whatnot, yes. I don't read books or magazines all that often on any sort of device bec I prefer the hard copy.
    12-02-2014 03:22 PM
  18. Fit24's Avatar
    I read forums, email, news, etc on my iphone 6. However, I don't do a lot of book reading on my iPhone 6 unless I'm traveling.
    12-02-2014 07:01 PM
  19. Gekko's Avatar
    no books on phone for me. too tedious.
    12-02-2014 10:08 PM
  20. April920's Avatar
    I have the 5s don't read any books but do read through forums. For reading I use my N7


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    12-06-2014 01:32 PM
  21. Al-Muftah's Avatar
    don't read any books but do read through forums
    12-06-2014 03:59 PM
  22. KarmelVixen's Avatar
    I read books on my 5 & I'm now reading books on my 6. For me it's fine, but for my mom it's not. She would need a 6+ or her tablet to read a book w/out straining to see.
    12-06-2014 09:47 PM
  23. Richard Benson's Avatar
    Not exactly i have to zoom in but somehow it ll be easy to read pdf file rather than other
    12-09-2014 08:14 AM
  24. technoBoy1's Avatar
    I read forums, email, news, etc on my iPhone 6. I love my iPhone 6.
    02-18-2015 05:09 AM
  25. keithr1475's Avatar
    Reading books on my iPhone 6 is a pleasure. I read books using iBooks, Kindle app and Google Books. It's a great experience.
    cwbcpa likes this.
    02-20-2015 11:53 PM
38 12

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 12-26-2014, 12:43 AM
  2. 30 Pin Adapter and Lifeproof Case (iPhone 6)
    By iLive an iLife in forum Accessories
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-10-2014, 01:12 PM
  3. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-01-2014, 07:05 AM
  4. Do both parties use data while using FaceTime??
    By iMore Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-30-2014, 10:03 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-30-2014, 09:37 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD