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iPhone 6 size?

Anyone get an iPhone 6 - what do you think of the size? I have an iPhone 4S so it's about one third bigger!

Most Useful Answer JanSt  Sep. 23, 2014 at 17:53

Interesting... I wish they'd given the 5S a bump. New processor/s, OIS (feck thin... make some space and bundle a bigger battery). I like the 4in factor. Who watches a full movie on a phone?

I was looking forward to tomorrow's Passport release, but I'm actually as excited by that BB "Classic" thing... Go back to old devices, with modern hardware. I'd love for someone to relaunch some Classics with today's power. A really fast E6, a quad-core, 2GB RAM N900 etc.

Bigger and thinner is getting samey and awkward. Love the Lumia 930 and 1520 but both are too big.

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TJ Skywasher  Sep. 23, 2014 at 17:31

I received my iPhone 6 on launch day and whilst I love the phone I am starting to find it slightly too big. I'm not a fan of big phones in general which is why I didn't opt for the 6 Plus. When I have both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 in my hand the 5S just feels more useable with one hand, the 6 feels too fiddly having to move it around or remembering to double tap the home button to enable reachability. It's not a bad phone by any means, the design is great with the exception of the antenna lines, I just wish they did an iPhone 6 with a 4 inch screen now.

I'm also noticing that things look much crisper on the 5S, maybe because apps have been tailored for that specific resolution? With the iPhone 6 apps are scaled to fit the new resolution and to me I find it makes apps less sharp. Not sure if that will change, no idea if developers will include graphics for the different display sizes or if they'll just include one set to be scaled across all phones. That's one thing I didn't like about Android when I tried it, the app scaling.

If you don't mind a larger phone then the iPhone 6 should be okay, you can always get hold of one in-store and see if it's for you and check out the 5S while you're at it. At this point in time I'm unsure now what to do, I'll have to see how I go on over the next few days I suppose. I was going to sell my iPhone 5S but I'm considering keeping it if the 6 feels too big for daily use. First world problems eh.

JanSt / MOD  Sep. 23, 2014 at 17:53

Interesting... I wish they'd given the 5S a bump. New processor/s, OIS (feck thin... make some space and bundle a bigger battery). I like the 4in factor. Who watches a full movie on a phone?

I was looking forward to tomorrow's Passport release, but I'm actually as excited by that BB "Classic" thing... Go back to old devices, with modern hardware. I'd love for someone to relaunch some Classics with today's power. A really fast E6, a quad-core, 2GB RAM N900 etc.

Bigger and thinner is getting samey and awkward. Love the Lumia 930 and 1520 but both are too big.

satchef1  Sep. 23, 2014 at 21:40

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have massive bezels. I guess Apple were determined to slim the device as much as possible while keeping the home button and characteristic Apple 'look'. Unfortunately, the result is a rather hefty footprint when compared to other recent releases at similar screen sizes.

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