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Poll: would you like a high end 4" screen phone?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by gwlaw99, Dec 18, 2011.

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What size screen is your preference?

Poll closed Mar 17, 2012.
  1. 4" The bigger is better is getting out of hand when you add a case.

    10 vote(s)
    45.5%
  2. 4.3" This is a happy medium.

    4 vote(s)
    18.2%
  3. 4.65" This size is best for ICS with on-screen buttons.

    4 vote(s)
    18.2%
  4. 5"+ The bigger the better.

    4 vote(s)
    18.2%
  1. gwlaw99

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    I recently tried the new Nexus and found it fine to hold, but way too big with a case. I was was wondering how many people would like a smaller 4" high end phone?
     

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    Anything above 4.3 is to big. Bring on the high end 4 inch devices!
     
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    Bigger is better for me. Personally I used my friend's Galaxy Note and I had to say that I can't go back to smaller screen sizes.
     
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    I voted 4.65 but not for the reason you posted though.

    4" would screen a little small to me now.
     
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    Where do you guys put these giant phones when you're not using them? My DInc fits in my pocket okay, but I don't see putting anything much bigger in there comfortably, and I'm not buy a European Man Purse for my phone. Ain't happening.

    Todd
     
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    Put me down for a 4". Once you get much over that the gain in screen space isn't worth the loss of pocket-ability and ease of one-handed use.
     
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    My S2 fits in my pocket just fine. 4 inches is as small as I will go, but I prefer larger.
     
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    I would prefer 4", possibly 4.3". Anything over sounds like it would be too big in my pocket. I'm using a 3.2" at the moment. *squints* :3
     
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    I'm used to my 3.7" phone. I tried my colleague's 4.3" and it feels uncomfortably big.
     
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    The problem with older phones is that even though they have small screens, they have huge bezels. Take my old Samsung Moment - a puny 3.2" screen, but the bezel space was huge.

    I'd feel comfortable with a 5.0" screen but with virtually no bezel / wasted space.
     
  11. mikedt

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    Todd, would you be interested in a Chinese man purse, maybe a nice Louis Vuitton?
     
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    When buttonless phones come out like the Galaxy Nexus, you will find that there is almost no difference in size between the 4.65inchers and the 4.3 inchers because the space which was formerly used for buttons would go to extra screen estate.
     
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    I get your point, but a lot will still depend on the hardware. For example a Galaxy SII at 4.5" with buttons is much smaller than a Nexus at 4.65" without buttons. You'd think the Nexus would be about the same as the SII or even a bit smaller.
     
  14. toddsts

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    Maybe if it were Coach instead. LV is too trendy looking. :D
     
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    I find that the 4.3 is a nice size screen and anything bigger then that would in my personal opinion become to big, and to bulky when trying to use cases and still fit comfortably in a persons pocket, I voted though for the 4 in. screen because I have the epic 4g with teh 4" and I like that size screen I find it not overly big but plenty big to play games and even watch movies and such every once in a while. I would like to see them make some 4" screens on some higher end products just for some variety from what has become the standard thin phones with 4.3"
     
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    I almost forgot you guys in the US have different versions. I was talking about international versions, where the international SI and SII actually have almost the same size hardware-wise, give or take a millimeter in width or height which was negligible.
     
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    My Strat. comes with the 4" size and it seems kinda big compared to my old US Cellular smaller screen and the wife's LG Enlighten. I haven't really handled anything bigger and would assume bigger may be too big!
     

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