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Just because it is not for you doesn't make it silly! Come on now..haven't we grown up yet?

surprisingly, being grown up doesn't prevent you from finding things humorous. unless you're one of those really old grumpy people
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Though wouldn't this collide with their 7 inch Galaxy tablet range?
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Though wouldn't this collide with their 7 inch Galaxy tablet range?
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it's not just about that, it's about being able to do basic things like select a contact, check the time, or dial with one hand

I understand a bit better now the issue. As a comprimise I do know that some bluetooth headsets allow you to ge the time verbalized to you by the press of a button on the headset itself. As well a separate button or longer press can allow you to voice dial. I understand some people still want to see the phone to dial and get the time, too, so maybe this will help some people come to terms with such a large device.
 
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Big phones are no problem for me, the thing that i hate is this "thin phone" trend, phones as big or bigger than galaxy s3 should be no problem being fatter, I mean, its a huge phone anyway! Nobody will care about the thickness of a huge phone. Thin big phones are ridiculous, they are out of proportions, it feels like they are going to snap easily.

Make it thick, put a fat battery in there, xenon flash, camera lense cover, stereo speakers, optical zoom, etc. I miss those fat nokia phones.

I would like having a phone as thick as a bar of soap. It would sit better in my hand and make it easier to use with one hand. I forget the exact model my friend had but the phone was about that thick with an extended battery. It felt really nice to hold and I really want to get one but sadly it's been long discontinued.
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I got so excited until I realized this is not a Note device.

Too bad they gimped the wireless on the Note 8, I want a tablet that makes phone calls, and has that awesome pen.
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I'd buy it. I don't use my Galaxy S2 as a phone anyway. I hardly ever make a phone call. In fact since I use AT&T that's prob a good thing.
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it's not just about that, it's about being able to do basic things like select a contact, check the time, or dial with one hand

Only guys with small [phones] use one hand.
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What kind of pants are you people wearing? I on a daily basis have my phone and my wallet in the same pocket with still room to spare and that's my formal work pants. In my jeans if I reach down i always have that mini heart attack when I can't feel my phone and I think I lost it somewhere and I'm rocking the GS3 atm so its no small phone.
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who does serious research on a phone though, it's not efficient. my phone is perfectly capable of email, typing is no issue. so i'd rather have the convenience of a smaller phone i can use with one hand.

in that case, this phone isn't ideal for you. For me though, I constantly use my phone for reading things online, never really need my laptop for anything. It's whatever best fits each persons' needs. There're people who NEED a bigger phone.
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