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Do you wish the iPhone 6 had a slightly larger screen?

  • Yes

    Votes: 57 53.3%
  • No

    Votes: 50 46.7%

  • Total voters
    107

Ipadlover29

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May 28, 2011
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Like the tittle states do you wish the iphone 6 had a slightly larger screen, say somewhere between 4.8" and 5.0"? This is my first iphone and i love it, but coming from a galaxy s4 i wish it had more screen real estate.

I tried the iPhone 6 plus and its way too big for me since i have small hands, but i have large fat sausage fingers lol so i find it hard to type and navigate sometimes on the 6.
 

drew0020

macrumors 68020
Nov 10, 2006
2,334
1,235
No but I wish it had a higher resolution screen. I'm currently using the iPhone 6 Plus but my second phone is the 2014 Moto X. It's the same size as the iPhone 6 but with a 5.2" screen and 1080p. Hopefully Apple can figure out a way to shrink their bezels. The Moto X is the perfect size but I don't like android enough to switch over completely.
 
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myscrnnm

macrumors 68000
Sep 16, 2014
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Seattle, WA
No, I think 4.7" is the perfect size for the 6. If you made it any larger (5.0"-5.2"), it would be too close to the iPhone 6 Plus, making it an unattractive option (why go for an almost identical display and lose OIS?). It's the perfect size between the 4.0" 5S and the 5.5" 6 Plus.

Those who want the latest hardware specifications won't feel alienated by a significantly larger display. Because of the 6's slim profile, it doesn't take up too much more space in a pocket than the 5S, despite its larger screen real estate.
 

Hal~9000

macrumors 68020
Sep 13, 2014
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2,075
Where is the "****NO!" poll option?

If anything I wish it had a smaller screen...
 
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rotobadger

macrumors 65816
Sep 18, 2007
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Absolutely. Slightly less bezel and a 5" screen would have been perfect. I'd even say 4.9" would've been good. I have a little screen envy looking at the LG G3. 5.5 inch screen. Not a whole lot bigger in total size than the 6.
 

rambo47

macrumors 65816
Oct 3, 2010
1,354
973
Denville, NJ
I would love a **slightly** larger screen, but ONLY if the overall dimensions stay the same. I would have liked to see an edge-to-edge screen like the Motorola Moto X, maximizing the potential screen size while keeping external dimensions to a minimum. Apple would need to keep a small chin on the phone for the home/fingerprint button. But beyond that, lots of available space for more screen. And we all know the only thing more important than more screen is more cowbell. :)
 
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skiltrip

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May 6, 2010
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New York
I'm someone who feels the screen on the 6 is a little too small, and that the Plus is a little too big.

There's a whole lotta bezel on both the phones, and I feel like a phone taller than my Galaxy S3 shouldn't actually be .1" smaller. I feel like they could have gotten near a 5" screen on the same footprint on the 6. The Plus is way to much phone for a 5.5" screen.

All that said, I like them both. Currently on my S3 like I mentioned above, but I keep going back and forth between 6 and 6 Plus. If the 6 was a little bigger OR the 6 Plus was a little smaller, we'd have a winner already.
 
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boomhower

macrumors 68000
Oct 21, 2011
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Yes but not until they can make the bezels smaller. TouchID has locked them into large bezels for the foreseeable future.
 

themyst

macrumors 6502
Jul 7, 2010
394
12
5" i would have sprung for it over a + as well. I think 5" and 5.7" with smaller bezels is what Apple should have done.
 

Leejaymes

macrumors member
Oct 1, 2014
32
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5" i would have sprung for it over a + as well. I think 5" and 5.7" with smaller bezels is what Apple should have done.

Agree so much with you.
I definitely would like to see a better battery packed into the 6 as well!:cool:
 

flyinmac

macrumors 68040
Sep 2, 2006
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2,465
United States
Waiting for the day when they get the size right. Then I can pull it behind my truck.

I want everything on the screen in perfect life sized scale. And I don't care if I do have to use a ladder to reach a button on the screen. That's what truck beds are for.

When I want to take a break, I'll do some FaceTime from the bed of my pickup truck, and it'll be like the person on the other end is right there with me.
 

recoil80

macrumors 68040
Jul 16, 2014
3,117
2,755
I find 5.5 to be a really good size but iPhone has too much bezel and I went for the 4.7
In the future in they'll get rid of the home button and reduce the overall size I'll be happy to buy an iPhone with a display bigger than 5''
 

reverberlayed

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Sep 5, 2014
160
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I like the form factor of the iPhone 6, it feels great in my hand. If Apple were somehow able to shrink the bezels and increase the screen size in the iPhone 6 package, I'd be all for it.
 
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iApple_man

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Jan 18, 2015
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I like the form factor of the iPhone 6, it feels great in my hand. If Apple were somehow able to shrink the bezels and increase the screen size in the iPhone 6 package, I'd be all for it.

Its not the home button area to me, its more of the top bezel. The 6+ isn't bad tho. Blackberry got it right. No home button, just swipe up.
 

rockitdog

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Mar 25, 2013
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Then the 6+ should be upgraded to 5.7" and QHD display..
No it shouldn't. Then everyone will complain about what a battery drain the device is. I'm glad Apple doesn't just throw high-end specs into it's devices and considers what it does to the battery life or performance of it's devices.
 
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bhayes444

macrumors 6502a
Jul 13, 2013
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No but I wish it had a higher resolution screen. I'm currently using the iPhone 6 Plus but my second phone is the 2014 Moto X. It's the same size as the iPhone 6 but with a 5.2" screen and 1080p. Hopefully Apple can figure out a way to shrink their bezels. The Moto X is the perfect size but I don't like android enough to switch over completely.
Yea, I would love for Apple to fit something akin to a 5" screen in the same body as the iPhone 6. On my 2014 Moto X, the nav buttons effectively make the screen like 4.7-4.9" anyway.

Alas, I guess that'll be the update for the 7 series: bigger screen in same overall size body.
 

ABC5S

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Sep 10, 2013
3,395
1,646
Florida
Held a Samsung S6 in my hand that had a 5.1 inch screen, and it was just right for me. Wish Apple would do same. 4.7 seems too small and 5.5 too big.
 
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