Apple admits implicitly that iPhone is huge...

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  1. The new member macrumors member

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  2. Turkish macrumors 6502

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    The measurements have been the same since January...
     
  3. balamw Moderator

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    I think the point is they found a hand model with larger hands.

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  4. Chaszmyr macrumors 601

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    Apple has been known to use ad photos that are digital composites, ergo scale is kind of irrelevant.



    If you look at the iPhone's dimensions you will see that it is .4'' longer than the 30gb iPod, and otherwise the dimensions are the same. It's not that big. I wouldn't say "huge" for sure. I think you'll find it is smaller than it looks in the first pic, though much bigger than it looks in the second pic.
     
  5. whooleytoo macrumors 603

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    Sheesh... in the after shot his hands have grown! :p

    Good catch actually - I've was thinking the iPhone seemed smaller (and more attractive) than in the original images put out there, but it didn't occur to me that it might be a deliberate move.
     
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  7. darwen macrumors 6502a

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    Bigger hand = smaller phone?

    Thats cool... I didnt think about that! Genius Apple!
     
  8. LillieDesigns macrumors 6502

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    haha I never realized how big that thing actually looks in the first picture :eek:
     
  9. JNB macrumors 604

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    So much for the adage that big hands = big, um...

    Never mind...
     
  10. Cooknn macrumors 68020

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    Bet they don't use those fat fingers in a picture with the iPhone's virtual keyboard :)
     
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    Thats actually a pretty smart advertising move to make the phone look smaller by placing it in the hands of andre the giant
     
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    LOL. Did they exhume his cadaver?? Some giant was definitely used though.
     
  14. timmypv15 macrumors regular

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    the first thing i thought of when i saw the new AT&T branded picutues was, "Did it get smaller?"
     
  15. GimmeSlack12 macrumors 603

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    According to Apple its 2.4 x 4.5 x 0.46 inches. I drew that out on paper and my mouse fits snugly in the shape.

    There's just no way it would have gotten smaller from January to now. Its a ridiculous idea. Look back at the keynote and you'll see that the Phone doesn't look that big in Steve's hands.
     
  16. earnjam macrumors 6502a

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    The iPhone's listed dimensions are the same as the current 80GB video iPod with an extra half an inch of length and like .1" less thickness.

    I think it's going to be closer to the original picture...in my hand anyway. That's probably Yao Ming's hand in number 2.
     
  17. Peace macrumors P6

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    Those hand models make a lot of money..Maybe Apple wanted to pay less :)
     
  18. goodtimes5 macrumors 6502a

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    That is an absurd perceived size difference just by changing hands.
     

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