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If it looked different, had a 4" screen with the same ips panel and res, had an insane chip in it and fired shurikens and lightning I might have bought it, but alas.
IPS yes but bigger screen and same res? That means lower pixel density which means it will look worse than the 4 screen.
    
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Why do people want bigger phones? Anybody remember rotary phones? Brief case cell phones? The goal is the smallest usable form factor, and for a touch-interface, the iPhone line has it nailed. I don't want a small tablet as my phone, I want something the size of the palm of my hand.

I pray to god there are always phones with screens the size of the iPhones or SMALLER. Maximum usability at the smallest size.
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post #13 of 73
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IPS yes but bigger screen and same res? That means lower pixel density which means it will look worse than the 4 screen.
I don't know about it 'looking worse', I think that's subjective. It's still the same amount of information.

I've spent hours boring people to tears with human factors in display equipment - especially visual acuity and perception of detail.

Still, I'm impressed you took the statement so seriously since I said I wanted it to shoot shurikens and lightning as well
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Why do people want bigger phones? Anybody remember rotary phones? Brief case cell phones? The goal is the smallest usable form factor, and for a touch-interface, the iPhone line has it nailed. I don't want a small tablet as my phone, I want something the size of the palm of my hand.

I pray to god there are always phones with screens the size of the iPhones or SMALLER. Maximum usability at the smallest size.
you won't be sayin that when your 50 or 60 lol, but seriously not everyone want's a small screen, I'm quite happy with my 4.3" screen on my phone, I use it alot for mapping and GPS and my OG Droid with it's 3.7" just seemed too small for that especially in the car. The 4.3" on my Thunderbolt works much much better. The iPhone screens have just always been too small for me, especially when if you compare an iPhone to my Thunderbolt they're almost the exact same size, so a bigger screen shouldn't affect it's over all size.
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IPS yes but bigger screen and same res? That means lower pixel density which means it will look worse than the 4 screen.
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Why do people want bigger phones? Anybody remember rotary phones? Brief case cell phones? The goal is the smallest usable form factor, and for a touch-interface, the iPhone line has it nailed. I don't want a small tablet as my phone, I want something the size of the palm of my hand.

I pray to god there are always phones with screens the size of the iPhones or SMALLER. Maximum usability at the smallest size.
It doesn't matter if it loses a bit of quality, I want a 4 inch phone or more.
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Why the disappointment? Because people set themselves up for disappointment by putting their faith in rumors. They created some fantasy phone and were sorely disappointed and angry when the announcement was made. Who are the fools? I read and follow the rumors but I acknowledge that hey, they're still rumors!

I think the specs and software features are worth buying and I will be buying the 4s. Can't say the same for anyone else! I can live without a larger screen or a new design, as I have no need to show it off.
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Why do people want bigger phones? Anybody remember rotary phones? Brief case cell phones? The goal is the smallest usable form factor, and for a touch-interface, the iPhone line has it nailed. I don't want a small tablet as my phone, I want something the size of the palm of my hand.

I pray to god there are always phones with screens the size of the iPhones or SMALLER. Maximum usability at the smallest size.
I have small girly-like hands, and the HTC Evo 4G is still a very useable form factor for me, and the extra screen real estate is very nice imo. Although anything bigger, ya I probably wouldn't be able to reach my thumb across.

Evo is 4.3", I might be able to do 4", but no way I can go back to a 3.5" screen, even one as crisp as the iPhone 4 (although I have compared them side by side and I really can't see any pixels on either the Evo or iPhone at normal viewing distance).

To each their own I guess.
Edited by Evermind - 10/4/11 at 2:32pm
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I'm a android fanboy. Down with apple products!

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Why the disappointment? Because people set themselves up for disappointment by putting their faith in rumors. They created some fantasy phone and were sorely disappointed and angry when the announcement was made. Who are the fools? I read and follow the rumors but I acknowledge that hey, they're still rumors!
This /thread lol
    
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I have small girly-like hands, and the HTC Evo 4G is still a very useable form factor for me, and the extra screen real estate is very nice imo. Although anything bigger, ya I probably wouldn't be able to reach my thumb across.

Evo is 4.3", I might be able to do 4", but no way I can go back to a 3.5" screen, even one as crisp as the iPhone 4 (although I have compared them side by side and I really can't see any pixels on either the Evo or iPhone at normal viewing distance).

To each their own I guess.
I have giant man hands... I WANT A BIG IPHONE!
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