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View Poll Results: Which iPhone would you buy?
4" Screen 26 13.68%
4.3" Screen 39 20.53%
4.5" Screen 35 18.42%
4.7" Screen 39 20.53%
5" Screen 33 17.37%
5.1+" Screen 18 9.47%
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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If the iPhone 5s launched today in multiple screen sizes which would you pick?

If Apple launched the iPhone 5s today and offered it in these screen sizes, which would you pick? This isn't which screen size Apple should build, this is if Apple actually built the iPhone in all these sizes (which I know they never would) which would you buy?
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:14 PM   #2
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Should have included 4.3 inch if in same form factor, than I would have checked it. If wider however, than I would check 4 inch screen
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:16 PM   #3
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I picked the 5" screen, originally I thought that is way to large but since I've been also using a GS4 I have fallen in love with that size. Every time I switch back to my iPhone 5 it feels tiny. Also, with the changes to iOS7 and being able to swipe to go back it eliminates the largest reason to have to access the top left portion of the screen.

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Should have included 4.3 if in same form factor, than I would have checked it. If wider, than I would check 4 inch screen
I would assume, knowing Apple and their obsession with slimmer and slimmer bezels and thinner phones, that if they could fit the 4.3" in the same sized phone they would absolutely do that rather than make the phone larger.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:20 PM   #4
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:40 PM   #5
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I would assume, knowing Apple and their obsession with slimmer and slimmer bezels and thinner phones, that if they could fit the 4.3" in the same sized phone they would absolutely do that rather than make the phone larger.
I believe the next iphone will keep the same size and have a bigger screen.

And I think apple wants this since iphone 5 (hence the design on its back), but igzo wasn't ready...

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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:47 PM   #6
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I believe the next iphone will keep the same size and have a bigger screen.

And I think apple wants this since iphone 5 (hence the design on its back), but igzo wasn't ready...

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I hadn't thought about how that would matchup with the back of the iPhone 5, interesting...

I just don't think at this stage of the game 4.3" is big enough, especially with the 'mini' versions of the flagship Android phones being that size...
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 03:04 PM   #7
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i wonder how big would this screen be?



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Old Jul 27, 2013, 03:07 PM   #8
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4.3 inch if same form factor (tall), otherwise 4 inches.

I hope apple doesn't kill the 4-inch screen on the top premium device because I love the screen size. It's perfect for me.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 04:55 PM   #9
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3.5" screen
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 05:01 PM   #10
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Anywhere from 4.5 to 5 inches at 1080p would do me just fine.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 05:26 PM   #11
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I just went from an iPhone 4S to a HTC One. The One has a 4.7 inch screen. While it is very nice, it is too large for me to operate one handed most of the time. I think a 4.3 inch screen would be perfect for me. YMMV.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 05:30 PM   #12
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A 4.3-4.5" display with at least 720p, and I would be content. However, I do like the current 4" screen, just wouldn't mind having something a tad bigger.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 05:40 PM   #13
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Would go for 4.2 to 4.3 I reckon that perfect with 720p or 1080 p display
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 05:47 PM   #14
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A 5" iPhone would be incredible, it's just disappointing that we are probably over a year away from seeing it released if they ever do release one.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 07:04 PM   #15
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I would like something larger. The only reason I even have an iPad is that the iPhone 5 is difficult for me to use with my big fingers. If the iPhone were a 4.5-5" screen, I would have no reason to have an iPad.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 07:12 PM   #16
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Impossible for me to say, honestly. I'd have to see the phone. I would also have to know what Apple plans to do to allow apps to work on all of these new resolutions and form factors. I would LIKE something larger, but if that means not using my favorite apps, a larger phone is useless if all I get is easier web page browsing.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 07:29 PM   #17
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I'll be going from a 4S so the screen will seem pretty big for me. But if I had all those options to choose from, and they were all equally well designed, I'd go for the 4.3.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 07:48 PM   #18
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A 5" iPhone , As long as it's wider and not that much longer.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 07:59 PM   #19
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I would want the 4.5 or 4.7. Had androids this size and it is perfect. The iPhone just needs to be a little wider that is all.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 08:14 PM   #20
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Why does everyone have such small hands? II can use the Galaxy S4 one handed
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 08:41 PM   #21
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Why does everyone have such small hands? II can use the Galaxy S4 one handed
I'm with ya. Giving you a virtual high five with my meat-paw hands.
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 03:14 AM   #22
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I voted 4.7" to match the HTC One.

Can't see myself ever wanting a larger display than that on a phone.

If I did feel the need for an even bigger device (which I may at some point) I'd buy a tablet in addition.
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 05:04 AM   #23
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I voted 4.7" to match the HTC One.

Can't see myself ever wanting a larger display than that on a phone.

If I did feel the need for an even bigger device (which I may at some point) I'd buy a tablet in addition.
Same here, the 4.7" is more than enough
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 05:53 AM   #24
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4.3 same form factor as now - touch wider less bezel

I am currently on a 4.7 inch phone and jump back and forth to iphone4.... The smaller phone does feel better and more like a phone.

The extra screen space doesn't come handy when reading since I still look at the same portion of screen.

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I believe the next iphone will keep the same size and have a bigger screen.

And I think apple wants this since iphone 5 (hence the design on its back), but igzo wasn't ready...

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That is a great design btw but it won't happen because the 16:9 aspect ratio will be changed !

What Aspect Ratios are there above 16:9?

They will have to go wider if they go taller.... Sadly which I don't see them doing

On the other hand it would be great to see them lessen been anyway..
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4.3 same form factor as now - touch wider less bezel

I am currently on a 4.7 inch phone and jump back and forth to iphone4.... The smaller phone does feel better and more like a phone.

The extra screen space doesn't come handy when reading since I still look at the same portion of screen.



That is a great design btw but it won't happen because the 16:9 aspect ratio will be changed !

What Aspect Ratios are there above 16:9?

They will have to go wider if they go taller.... Sadly which I don't see them doing

On the other hand it would be great to see them lessen been anyway..
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