i love my new iPhone 5 so much but after using it for a few days i can confirm....

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by animatedude, Oct 9, 2012.


4 inch Vs. 3.5 inch, which is the perfect size for your hands?

  1. Yes! i agree the 4-inch screen is not the perfect size for my hands.

    11 vote(s)
  2. No! i disagree, 4-inch is the perfect size for my hands, 3.5 inch is too small.

    44 vote(s)
  1. animatedude macrumors 65816

    Feb 27, 2010
    4-inch screen doesn't make sense at all.

    i know this has been discussed to death before the release of the iPhone 5 but now many ppl received their iPhone 5, do you agree with me 3.5' screen is the perfect size for your thumb to reach anywhere on the screen?

    don't get me wrong, i understand Apple needs to increase the screen of the iPhone for many reasons i'm just saying 4-inch screen doesn't make sense at all and i highly doubt Steve Jobs would've approved it anyway...

    Apple is all about the user experience, iPhone 5 is amazing in so many ways, the screen size doesn't make sense though...but i know i will get used to it.
  2. iSayuSay macrumors 68040


    Feb 6, 2011
    In before $#1tstorm .. Yes .. Steve would've not allowed it. :D

    Yes it may takes some time before you get used to it. I'd wait for the next iPhone, considering I still have this fine iPhone 4S and I want Lightning dock to take off and widely adapted so I wouldn't worry if I run out of battery in one of my friend's house and need to borrow iPod cable.

    It's also the accessories that I'm worrying about, particularly I need iPod Universal Lightning Dock since it's my only way to connect my iPhone and iPod to my stereo system and enjoy it fully. No AirPlay etc. Call me old school, I like it :D
  3. AFDoc macrumors 68030

    Jun 29, 2012
    Colorado Springs USA for now
    Screen size makes perfect sense for what Apple is doing with the design. BUT....

    I actually wouldn't mind a little bit of a larger screened iPhone. Maybe with the S version they will have a 4" and maybe a 4.3" Nahhhhh of course they wouldn't but it's cool to dream.

    3.5" is ok, but I prefer the 4".
  4. maccompatible macrumors 6502

    Mar 26, 2012
    I definitely like the idea of a bigger screen. But ios doesn't take advantage of it at all. It's like old windows phones. Windows xp was just shoehorned onto those itty bitty screens and they gave you a micro stylus. Very similar situation.
  5. Southernboyj macrumors 68000


    Mar 8, 2012
    Mobile, AL
    Where is the option of after using it, I still wish it was wider?
  6. erratikmind macrumors 6502a


    Apr 2, 2009
    S.F./Las Vegas
    Myself, the difference is not really noticeable.

    Some would like a wider screen in a future version. Too much wider and I might have reservations.
  7. lookn4wifi macrumors regular


    Sep 18, 2012
    With the 4" screen it is a bit of a stretch for me to reach upper left icons and the top of the screen for up-scrolling. I wouldn't trade back to the 3.5 though. I like the extra real estate for movies, TV shows and games (that have updated).
  8. dmelgar macrumors 68000

    Apr 29, 2005
    I'm liking the screen size coming from a 4.3" android phone. It's small enough to use w one hand and big enough that videos aren't any smaller than on my giant brick of an android phone.
  9. KoukiFC3S macrumors 6502a

    Jul 4, 2010
  10. haruhiko macrumors 601


    Sep 29, 2009
    When you use it to watch a 16:9 video, the difference is not just the 0.5" diagonal, the video is a lot bigger since there is letterboxing on the 4/4S
  11. Generik777 macrumors regular


    Aug 21, 2010
    Steve jobs did approve the iPhone 5. Read more here. All this garbage "oh, Steve wouldn't have done this" is just retarded.
  12. urkel macrumors 68030

    Nov 3, 2008
    Polls messed up. Neither 3.5 or 4" is perfect for my hands. They're both too small, I'd go with 4.3-4.5".
  13. iF34R macrumors 65816


    Jul 13, 2011
    South Carolina
    Screen is a fine size for me. If it were bigger, I probably would have issues at times.

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