1. Check out our app, Forums for Android! Download and leave feedback here!

Can You Reach The Top Button?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by vikingjunior, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. vikingjunior

    vikingjunior Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    38

    May 7, 2010
    243
    16
    38
    I absolutely love the Android OS and even Sense but the dimensions on this phone is killing me. With the iphone I can have the phone in the middle of my palm and be able to reach the power button. Not so with EVO as I have to slide my hand to the side to reach the power button and slide it again to reach the swipe to unlock. Kinda sucks as I wanted to really keep this phone even with the screen coming up issue everyone is having.

    According to my golf grip measurements I have standard man's hands, so is people reaching the button and swiping without having to slide there hands?

    O well hopefully Sprint comes out with android on a little smaller platform but not HERO small, maybe galaxy, so enjoy your devices.
     

    Advertisement

  2. sagedil

    sagedil Well-Known Member
    93

    May 1, 2010
    796
    178
    93
    Laid off....sigh
    Raleigh, NC
    Easy solution that has been posted several times. DL No Lock. Allows you to turn on phone with volume key and no swipe to unlock.
     
    senormatt likes this.
  3. LiquidLife

    LiquidLife Well-Known Member
    16

    Jun 7, 2010
    82
    8
    16
    No sh1t it's big, it's meant to be large so people can get a better media experience.

    HTC marketing didn't think too many small hand men would be complaining I guess... You should've had enough shame to stop yourself from posting this.
     
  4. GaryColeman

    GaryColeman Well-Known Member
    53

    May 28, 2010
    244
    99
    53
    Golfers actually have smaller hands than an average man. Research has shown that "large" male golfer hands are equivalent to "small" female hands.
     
  5. vikingjunior

    vikingjunior Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    38

    May 7, 2010
    243
    16
    38

    Thanks I will look into that.
     
  6. fayester

    fayester Well-Known Member
    18

    Feb 6, 2010
    69
    24
    18
    You are gonna return the phone because you simply don't want to move your hand up to turn on/off the screen? Wow have we become that lazy???? The button is not on the other side of the room!
     
    kathrynhr likes this.
  7. pgus13

    pgus13 Well-Known Member
    36

    Jun 3, 2010
    165
    7
    36
    I was thinking this person's phone was like 8 foot high......lol
     
  8. clambert1273

    clambert1273 Well-Known Member
    93

    May 5, 2010
    584
    149
    93
    Recruiter
    sunny california
    we are females and turn ours off just fine :D I bet my hands are smaller and I can reach the power button just fine.. I don't mind using 2 hands when I have to ;)
     
  9. dylan88

    dylan88 Well-Known Member
    113

    Mar 25, 2010
    810
    196
    113
    Five Guys Burgers and Fries
    Tampa, FL
    i have no problem lol. i have big hands. feels perfect. (the phone, you pervs)
     
  10. ryohei47

    ryohei47 Well-Known Member
    38

    May 31, 2010
    159
    18
    38
    i cant reach it, and its annoying how the button is even smaller than the button on the incredible.
     
  11. clambert1273

    clambert1273 Well-Known Member
    93

    May 5, 2010
    584
    149
    93
    Recruiter
    sunny california
    dam you closed it lol :D
     
  12. MisterEd

    MisterEd Well-Known Member
    93

    Apr 15, 2010
    773
    117
    93
    New Joisey
    I can reach the top button if I stand on a ladder. Hey kids, I shrunk Grampy. Geez, after 43 years what do you expect?
     
  13. Jordus

    Jordus Well-Known Member
    53

    May 5, 2010
    283
    70
    53
    The phone is effing maybe 4 inches tall, do you have midget hands?

    Go back to your iPhone.
     
  14. misterzeno

    misterzeno Well-Known Member
    43

    Apr 12, 2010
    178
    31
    43
    Houston, TX
    No probs here......
     
  15. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member
    43

    May 28, 2010
    226
    28
    43
    i don't have any problems

    maybe you need a new technic
     
  16. Thefoodman52

    Thefoodman52 Well-Known Member
    163

    Dec 1, 2009
    2,314
    329
    163
    Resource Consumer
    San Diego
    -rabble rabble- I HATE BIG STUFF -rabble rabble-
     
  17. lol, no problems with mine here either.
    definitely not something i would ditch the phone over.
     
  18. NiCK Crush

    NiCK Crush Well-Known Member
    38

    May 13, 2010
    246
    20
    38
    MI
    No problem whatsoever on this "issue".
     
  19. dave31175

    dave31175 Well-Known Member
    36

    Mar 17, 2010
    56
    2
    36
    lol!!
     
  20. daytonaUSA

    daytonaUSA Well-Known Member
    38

    Jun 9, 2010
    59
    13
    38
    I can hit the button.. I have no problems..I rock.
     
  21. J03

    J03 Well-Known Member
    78

    Jun 6, 2010
    520
    66
    78
    Engineer
    Denver
    You know what I hate most about the biggest phone on the market? The size, who knew the biggest phone on the market would be big?
     
  22. JoshUng

    JoshUng Well-Known Member
    38

    May 13, 2010
    202
    18
    38
    Waited tables for about 10 years without trays, had to build up the dexterity in my hands, no problem for me, though I don't expect it should be that hard, perhaps you need to get a different grip on the phone.

    I would say my hands are more "wide" than "long" and I can hit the power button, unlock, and then do the "draw a pattern" thing with no problem. I usually don't, since I use two hands to do most of the stuff I do on the phone anyway.
     
  23. Bnice

    Bnice Guest

    So you started a post about reaching the power button my god what have the world come to.this remind me of the miller light commercials go take your skirt off..
     
  24. stevieo526

    stevieo526 Active Member
    16

    Jun 8, 2010
    28
    2
    16
    I wear a size medium golf glove (to keep in-line with the OP's reference) and have no problem hitting the power button and swiping. I think it's more of a dexterity thing. After working with it for a while your hands should adjust.
     
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...