The size of an “X+“ or “XL”

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by geemiller05, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. geemiller05, Oct 11, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2017

    geemiller05 macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2011
    Location:
    New York
    #1
    I’ve read in many threads that people (me included) are suspecting/expecting a bigger X-type phone next year. Obviously this is speculative @ best, but how would you guys feel about the dimensions of an X+ type phone if it followed the X protocol? Meaning the phone would have a longer diagonal screen with a body slightly bigger/taller than the 8 plus.

    I was sold on this idea until I thought about holding it. I’ve loved the screen real estate of my pluses through the years, but I’ve never been a fan of the overall size. If the “XL” does come out and is larger than the plus would you get it? I think a 6.0” phone would hit the sweet spot.
     
  2. Givmeabrek macrumors 68040

    Givmeabrek

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Location:
    NY
    #2
    No, I couldn't deal with anything larger than the Plus. Looks like the X will be perfect for me.
     
  3. ronincse macrumors 6502

    ronincse

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2013
    #3
    Why would they call the bigger iPhone X an iPhone 40?!?

    ;)
     
  4. Cryates macrumors 68020

    Cryates

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2013
    Location:
    Chattanooga, TN
    #4
    I think an iPhone "X+" with a 19.5:9 6.4" screen would be awfully awkward to hold because it would be so tall. Not sure if it would physically be any taller than the iPhone 8 Plus is, but with edge-to-edge screen it would absolutely be a two-handed device for all tasks.
     
  5. DNichter macrumors G3

    DNichter

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2015
    Location:
    Philadelphia, PA
    #5
    I'd have to hold it in my hand to see, but the X is ideal for me right now.
     
  6. Peter K. macrumors 6502a

    Peter K.

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2012
    Location:
    SoCal / Philly
    #6
    I have a Mophie battery case on my 6S+, so slightly taller would be no problem with me.
     
  7. xxray macrumors 6502a

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2013
    #7
    I would love an X+ and I do hope it comes next year. I’m afraid of the price tag though.
     
  8. JPack macrumors 68040

    JPack

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2017
    #8
    The rumored 6.46" display would have the virtually same footprint as the current Plus phone.

    The body would be just as wide and tall.
     
  9. fokmik macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2016
    Location:
    USA
    #9
    With reachability will be no problem even on a 6.4”
     
  10. FunkyTang macrumors 6502a

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    #10
    No reachability.

    So you'll need two hands. Same as my Jahn-sen.
     
  11. fokmik macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2016
    Location:
    USA
    #11
    Like 3d touch for sw apps, also reachability is coming back
    You already can with the virtual home button
     

Share This Page

10 October 11, 2017