Do you want a bigger iPhone?

ailsa29

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Do you want a bigger iPhone? When I say a bigger iPhone, I am saying it would be similar in size to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
 
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I'd like the bigger screen but I played around with the note 2 for a few weeks. Once novelty wears off carrying it around in your pocket becomes a drag. Too big for comfort.


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No. It's a MOBILE phone. It should be portable, easily fit in a pocket and you should be able to hold it with one hand and type with your thumb when necessary. Apple knows and values these things and I don't think we'll see a bigger iPhone. The iPad exists to fill the need for a bigger screen.
 

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No. It's a MOBILE phone. It should be portable, easily fit in a pocket and you should be able to hold it with one hand and type with your thumb when necessary. Apple knows and values these things and I don't think we'll see a bigger iPhone. The iPad exists to fill the need for a bigger screen.
Yep.
 

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I definitely would. There are a lot of added screen sizes that can still be considered perfectly mobile. I found that the HTC One is a great example of this, with the Galaxy S 4 being just tad bit too large (IMO).
 

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I definitely would. There are a lot of added screen sizes that can still be considered perfectly mobile. I found that the HTC One is a great example of this, with the Galaxy S 4 being just tad bit too large (IMO).
There is no way I could use an HTC One single handedly. Even guys with big hands have trouble using that phone one with one hand. Forget girls being able to do it.
 

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I did, and now I have one. I switched to the Galaxy Note 2 about 6 weeks ago and I love it. No regrets at all and I am not missing anything at all about the iPhone. Maybe I'm an oddball, but I don't find that I often have a desperate need to hold a phone one-handed and thumb type.

I've been thinking of this sort of switch for a couple years, as my iPhone had become 'just' a phone / camera / music player. I hardly used any other apps on it, all my time spent with apps was spent on an iPad. I like bigger screens. I also find I like the 'phablet' form factor.

And I really like the S Pen stylus too - that has brought back one thing I got great use out of back in my Windows Mobile days - handwriting recognition.
 

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Not one bit, actually that could be one of the reasons I might dump the iPhone all together. If I want a small tablet I'll get one.
 

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Having both the iPhone 5 and the HTC One, I like the bigger screen on the One. The 5 feels to narrow to me and kind of awkward. I think a 4.3 inch screen would be perfect for the iPhone...... same height as the current 5 but a bit wider. I had the Note 2 for a few months and while it was a great device, it was just to big for me. As of now, the HTC One is my go to device.

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Anything between 4.3 to 4.5 are perfect. Nothing bigger than that.


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I would like the same size screen as the GalaxyS 3 or 4. Didn't like the phone much when I had it but loved the screen size. It was perfect.


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ailsa29

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I'd like the bigger screen but I played around with the note 2 for a few weeks. Once novelty wears off carrying it around in your pocket becomes a drag. Too big for comfort.
note 2 is really too big and hard to carry.
 

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I have to admit I find some of the slightly larger Android phones tempting though the Note is definitely too large. I wouldn't want a crazy large screen on an iPhone but I would dig one that's slightly bigger.
 

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I would go up to 4.5" happily. Any larger is too large, even for my piano hands.
 

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I think Apple should offer a larger screen. Having a choice would be great. Some people just want it and others need it for better visibility. I never used my iPhone to the fullest ie surfing,vids etc because of the small screen size. Even reading text messages was a pain. Now I lug my iPad around all the time but I am much happier.
 

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No. I don't want to hold a tablet to my ear or carry it in my pocket. The 5 is the perfect size. I see others with bigger screens and I laugh. It looks rather awkward in my opinion.


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ailsa29

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But bigger phone maybe the trend of the smartphones.