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Old Jul 19, 2013, 09:52 PM   #1
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Sorry if this is common q: any guesses as to when screen size will increase??

I haven't checked into MacRumors or other Apple gossip in a year or two. After brief googling I didn't see an answer/guess so I'm asking here in hopes my question doesn't annoy anyone too badly! : - /

I'm up for an upgrade but won't be buying a new iphone (I have the 4s now) until the screen size is larger (not just taller!!!).

Any guesses as to when they might come out with a wider screen? Are they still thinking Fall for 5s? I might have read late in year for 5s. I guess the next one won't be an improvement screen wise. Maybe the one after that?

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Old Jul 19, 2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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I'm up for an upgrade but won't be buying a new iphone (I have the 4s now) until the screen size is larger (not just taller!!!).
Then you're definitely not buying one for another year at least, if not the next 2-3 years.
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 10:45 PM   #3
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All rumors of 5S points to the same design as the iphone 5.
So any redesign or screen change would likely to happen in the next iphone or 2014 the earliest.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 01:06 AM   #4
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I think apple will keep 4 inh screen for the 6 and 6s too, because if rumors are true then they wanna replace the 4s with the low cost iPhone so their whole lineup would be 4 inch
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 01:12 AM   #5
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Not happening soon.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 01:28 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone. Damn...that really sucks. I can wait I guess. I love the 4s so I'll just have to be patient!
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 02:08 AM   #7
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Nothing wrong with i5, 4 inches is a perfect size.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 02:28 AM   #8
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Nothing wrong with i5, 4 inches is a perfect size.
+1

I don't know why everyone says they hate the tall design without even trying it! Once you've spent a week with the 4" screen, you'll find the 3.5" fat and small.

(inb4 that's what she said... )
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 07:50 AM   #9
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When the 6 is released probably next summer - barring any surprises.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 07:58 AM   #10
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Nothing wrong with i5, 4 inches is a perfect size.
Perfect for you and me but not everyone. My father uses an Android phone because he can see the text better with putting on his reading glasses.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 06:23 PM   #11
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Yeah I just find both the 3.5 and the 4" to feel confining. My eyes are fine for the most part but after seeing the Galaxies and such, I don't know why I'd want such a small screen. I also have older people in my life I'd like to show things to on the iphone and they can't see well enough on the 3.5. I don't think a half-inch is enough of an improvement on a screen that was already too small.
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Probably iPhone 6 or so, I reckon..
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 09:55 PM   #13
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Apple hasn't released anything new this year and introducing yet another repackaged "S" iPhone will do nothing good to their already struggling shares and upset shareholders. For that reason alone, I suspect that Apple will go against predictable "S" cycle this year and introduce redesigned iPhone 6 instead that will feature long awaited and way overdue bigger screen format.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 09:55 PM   #14
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If I had a Nickel for every time someone asked about a bigger iphone I would be rich.
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Old Jul 21, 2013, 07:33 AM   #15
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Apple hasn't released anything new this year and introducing yet another repackaged "S" iPhone will do nothing good to their already struggling shares and upset shareholders. For that reason alone, I suspect that Apple will go against predictable "S" cycle this year and introduce redesigned iPhone 6 instead that will feature long awaited and way overdue bigger screen format.
Ya, right...Keep dreaming. S is in production. Get used to it
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