I expect to see many people saying X is too small

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  1. noobinator macrumors 603

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    Once people have gotten used to it, I'm sure they'll be very pleased to be rid of the ugly bezels on the Plus.
     
  3. gadget123 macrumors 68020

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    They will prob buy the X plus next year.
     
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    The display area is certainly smaller, by about 0.3 sq inches.

    It's also narrower, so it will take some time getting used to it.
     
  6. vipergts2207 macrumors 68020

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    Honestly, it's too big. 5.8" screen and no reachabilty? A complete nightmare for one-handed use.
     
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    I was wondering about this- glad to see someone made that proportional overlay. I still think I'd prefer that just to have a smaller footprint phone. Apple's marketing is working- I look at the bezel on my 7+ and think it's dated and want to get an X.
     
  8. Kahsheh macrumors regular

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    The X plus is coming next year (that is my wish)
     
  9. DaveOP macrumors 65816

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    It's nearly identical to your current 6S, do you have a problem reaching the top of that?
     
  10. noobinator thread starter macrumors 603

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    You don't have to reach the top of the phone on a 6s (Bezel).
     
  11. DaveOP macrumors 65816

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    I know, but do you have a hard time reaching the top of the bezel?
     
  12. noobinator thread starter macrumors 603

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    Nope. I have no issues. I can reach the top of a 7 Plus easily. I agree with you though. Most who can use a 6s one handed will be able to use an X one handed.
     
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    Good size. Pocketable. Optimized. OLED'd. Scans body parts. Lovely.
     
  15. the future macrumors 65816

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    I expect to see many people say X is the ideal size.
     
  16. Sketchr macrumors 6502a

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    I've thought for a long time that the right size would be between the 7 and the 7 plus - I use the plus now. Now that the bezels are gone it will be ideal.
     
  17. neteng101 macrumors 65816

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    The Plus is just way too big. The X is what everyone that just can't do the Plus wants - right form factor/size + bigger screen.

    FaceID is the biggest unknown of the X - but size is not an issue. The X is just perfect in size.
     
  18. Jimmy James macrumors 601

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    I'll find it too big. The regular 6/7 is slightly too long for me, but manageable. I'd rather see edge to edge in that size. You can't please everyone.
     
  19. nataku17 macrumors member

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    Any idea if the phone will have the one handed erm thing? That the current plus has? Where you double tap touch id
     
  20. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601

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    Even with no bottom bezel?
     
  21. vipergts2207 macrumors 68020

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    I assume most people use the phone one-handed by supporting the bottom of the phone with their pinky. I know I've seen others say that's how they do one-handed. I can just barely reach the top left corner of my 6s. Even though the X doesn't have a bezel (it does, it's just small), the screen is over an inch larger. Let's also remember the screen is also taller and uses an even higher aspect ratio than the 8+.
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    If you look at the overlays here I think it becomes clear that one-handed use with the X is going to be very difficult.

    https://forums.macrumors.com/thread...r-than-the-iphone-plus.2067040/#post-25017566

    The X's screen is a little over 5.25" tall. Measuring my 6S, to reach the top left corner of the screen on the X, I have to be able to reach the very top left of the bezel on my 6s, which I very much cannot do and I bet most others cannot either.
     
  22. Hankster macrumors 68020

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    Initially, I did not care for the X. However, after viewing several hands-on reviews and reading the specs the X is smaller than my iPhone 7 Plus. That said I may get it. I always preferred the regular 6 and 7 models in terms of size, the Plus is slight too large for my pocket.

    The biggest factor for me is if I can swipe down from the top right with one hand. I use the flash light along with other items in the control center dozens of times a day. Since the X is shorter than the 7 Plus (to the top of the screen), I have a feeling swiping from the top right may not be an issue.
     
  23. MacBreezy macrumors regular

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    I switched to the ip7 from the 6+ because the + was just too big for my preferences. The X in comparison will be perfect for me because I get a much larger screen without having the large chassis of the +. Looking forward to the X in this regard for sure.
     

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