1. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    There have been some recent rumors that the new screen might not actually be edge to edge and closer in design to the iPad Pro 10.5. Is this a deal breaker if it’s true or would the features still be enough to justify the cost?
    07-28-2017 07:01 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I doubt it, especially if the rest of the device is great...
    Last edited by Just_Me_D; 07-29-2017 at 07:42 AM.
    07-28-2017 08:30 PM
  3. TripleOne's Avatar
    I don't think it will be a deal breaker, but having an edge to edge display would be great!!
    07-29-2017 01:04 AM
  4. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Not keen on edge to edge displays. Too many false inputs, like on the SGS7.
    07-29-2017 07:12 AM
  5. Trees's Avatar
    The 10.5 iPad Pro form factor looks good to me as an example.

    There needs to be some surface area to house components (Touch ID, front camera, sensors), provide a method to hold reliably and safely; all while not impacting usability and durability.

    I'm not a mechanical engineer or designer, so could be wrong.
    07-29-2017 09:30 AM
  6. Moneymiike420's Avatar
    Should be edge to edge with very minimal
    Bezel
    07-29-2017 12:13 PM
  7. StraightlineBoy's Avatar
    This might be a silly question, but won't an edge to edge screen make the device more fragile? I've got a number of marks on the edges of my iPhone 6 that would have presumably been a smashed screen if it was edge to edge. I think I'd actually prefer a small bezel
    07-29-2017 04:02 PM
  8. tcuprof's Avatar
    Definitely not a deal breaker. Other features are more important. The loss of Touch ID or even moving it to the back would more likely be deal breakers.
    07-29-2017 05:15 PM
  9. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Then there's the rumored reports the actual functioning screen size of the iPhone Edition is 5.15" with the rest of the screen edge to edge.
    07-29-2017 05:53 PM
  10. nikkisharif's Avatar
    Not a deal breaker at all. I’m more worried about the functionality.
    07-29-2017 07:14 PM
  11. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I’ll be disappointed but it’s not a deal breaker.
    07-29-2017 10:58 PM
  12. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I’ll be disappointed but it’s not a deal breaker.
    Same here.
    07-30-2017 10:50 AM
  13. mumfoau's Avatar
    Consider the new iPhone bought....even it’s a 5.5” device in the iPhone SE style. It’s bought
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    07-30-2017 10:56 AM
  14. Retinella's Avatar
    If Apple wants to justify the insanely high cost of the iPhone 8, it definitely should have edge to edge screen.
    07-30-2017 01:49 PM
  15. Retinella's Avatar
    This might be a silly question, but won't an edge to edge screen make the device more fragile? I've got a number of marks on the edges of my iPhone 6 that would have presumably been a smashed screen if it was edge to edge. I think I'd actually prefer a small bezel
    Yes. I broke an S7 edge because the edge screen fell on a table and broke. It's definitely more fragile.
    StraightlineBoy likes this.
    07-30-2017 01:50 PM
  16. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    Yes. I broke an S7 edge because the edge screen fell on a table and broke. It's definitely more fragile.
    Fair point, but Samsung Edge phones go over the side of the phone. The iPhone will not. Just to the edge. And as far as concerns of accidental pressing on the sides, I haven’t actually used an iPad Pro yet but it’s supposed to be really great about that.
    07-30-2017 01:59 PM
  17. Retinella's Avatar
    Fair point, but Samsung Edge phones go over the side of the phone. The iPhone will not. Just to the edge. And as far as concerns of accidental pressing on the sides, I haven’t actually used an iPad Pro yet but it’s supposed to be really great about that.
    Ah. If that's the case, then I'll be okay with it.

    I never had any issues with accidentally pressing the edges of my S8. Samsung optimized the software to prevent that glaring issue.
    07-30-2017 02:04 PM
  18. phillipe_nova's Avatar
    It wouldn't be a deal breaker for me. Infact, I did not like it on my Galaxy S7.
    08-03-2017 04:42 AM
  19. Ziich47's Avatar
    I have been using the s8 since launch and the screen is such a beautiful and immersive experience. I wouldn't expect apple to go that far but I can see something like the g6
    08-07-2017 06:49 AM
  20. Quis89's Avatar
    Not a deal breaker. I honestly won't care either way. That's the least of my concerns as it relates to the next iPhone.
    08-07-2017 10:38 AM
  21. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    One thing to keep in mind:
    1. If the screen is edge to edge people will whine about it.
    2. If the screen is not edge to edge people will whine about it.
    3. If the screen can somehow defy physics and do either edge to edge or not, people will still whine about it.
    Retinella likes this.
    08-07-2017 06:13 PM
  22. Retinella's Avatar
    One thing to keep in mind:
    1. If the screen is edge to edge people will whine about it.
    2. If the screen is not edge to edge people will whine about it.
    3. If the screen can somehow defy physics and do either edge to edge or not, people will still whine about it.
    Yep. You're right. You cannot please everyone all of the time, especially those who frequent tech blogs.
    SkydiverTilt likes this.
    08-07-2017 06:47 PM
  23. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    Yep. You're right. You cannot please everyone all of the time, especially those who frequent tech blogs.
    It's the one constant in the universe.
    08-07-2017 07:42 PM
  24. anon(10297662)'s Avatar
    What if the screen isn’t edge to edge?-iphone-8.jpg
    I think the screen will be edge to edge..... These mock up images from Olixar seem pretty accurate from what I've heard!
    08-16-2017 10:59 AM

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