Can you type faster on the 5 or 4S?

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I've owned both the 5 and 4S, and to me it seems it's more difficult to type quickly on the 5 than it's predecessor.. anyone else feel this way? Whenever I type it feels like it's a bit slower than it should be with the device recognizing my input and touch on the screen.
 

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It makes no difference to me. I type just as fast on my iPhone 5 as I did on my iPhone 4S.


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I think i could on my 4S faster, but i think this may be more of an iOS glitch because it brings up words I never want many many times before i get the word I want, I've NEVER shut off autocorrect and I'm getting close to doing it lol
 

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I've owned both the 5 and 4S, and to me it seems it's more difficult to type quickly on the 5 than it's predecessor.. anyone else feel this way? Whenever I type it feels like it's a bit slower than it should be with the device recognizing my input and touch on the screen.

Oh man, I've been meaning to post about this, I definitely used to type better with the 4S, I'm a portrait typer and I know is the same keyboard size but it feels kind of laggy and I tend now to make more mistakes...
 

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The same for me in portrait mode but I've always preferred typing in landscape mode and I'm faster on i5 while typing in landscape.
 

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I've mentioned to some of my friends, I am making are far more mistakes trying to type on this phone then I did in any of the previous. But I can't figure out why. I don't feel like I'm holding the phone any different. The keyboard itself doesn't appear to have changed at all. Regardless, trying to whip out a fast text I'm here compared to the previous versions is not the same experience for me.
 

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I have not owned the 5 long enough to actually make a comparison. I have noticed a few times, I have been typed a letter and it did not enter, this never happened on the 4's. Other than that I have yet noticed any real difference.
 

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I actually think I type faster on the 5. For some reason I feel there is more space between the letters which makes it easier. Who knows.
 

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I could definitely type faster on the 4s. IMO, the digitizer on the 5 is less accurate than on the 4s and is the cause for typos and missed or incorrect characters.
 
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there are some apps which are still not updated for the iPhone 5 screen (Good app - come on man) and I type a lot of emails using the same. The problem is the location of the keyboard which messes me up. I don't think it is a hardware issue it is more of how we are used to holding the phone and the location of the keyboard on all the previous generations of the iPhone.
 

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Minimal typing issues, but i can tell a slight difference...all in all it's about the same.

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Minimal typing issues, but i can tell a slight difference...all in all it's about the same.
 

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consider myself a very fast typer but the 4S was definitely better for me, I dont use autocorrect since about 70% of my typing is in Spanish.. Hopefuly is a software issue and it'll get better with updates.
 

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my only issue is the apps that aren't optimized for the 4" screen...i missed the space button a lot and my words run together because i hit the blank space below the actually spacebar.
 

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