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Wall Streeter says Apple has made a final decision to use a 4.8 inch screen on the Apple iPhone 6

0. phoneArena 22 Jan 2014, 13:54 posted on

Timothy Arcuri, an analyst with Cowen and Company, says that Apple has come to a final decision regarding the screen size of the next-gen iPhone. According to Arcuri, the Apple iPhone 6 will feature a 4.8 inch screen, up from the 4 inch glass currently employed by Apple on its flagship models. The analyst reached this figure after doing some checks of Apple's supply chain...

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posted on 22 Jan 2014, 14:41 1

11. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Michael is a avid supporter of the Moto X, which has a 4.7" screen.. It's his daily driver.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:13 2

19. stealthd (unregistered)


Maybe you could provide some of those quotes then, instead of just mentioning them.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 17:50 1

53. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Just read PhoneArena's reviews on the Original Galaxy Note; Galaxy Note II; Galaxy S IV; etcetera, etcetera, etcetera....
They always "freak" on size.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:35 1

25. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


not to mention its useless top of the line viewing angles please.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:50 1

45. darkkjedii (Posts: 22130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Whatever the hell that means. Sometimes I don't think you listen to yourself before you post.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:42

43. bigstrudel (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


Needs a thumbs down.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 14:25 3

8. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


If this happens I will laugh so hard because 1st 3.5" was perfect for 1 hand use then 4" was and if this becomes than apparently this will be the new screen size for 1 hand usage and as always certain people forget what apple said previously.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:55

32. quakan (Posts: 1381; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


What sense would it make for Apple to come out and say a larger screen size than what they offer is better?

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:02

35. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


They can say it's better but saying it's the perfect size for 1 hand use would be a joke considering there stance for having a smaller screen was 1 handed use.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 14:34 3

9. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


If Apple does this, their customers will be pissed. All my friends with iPhones tease me about my "giant" Nexus 5 because they don't want a big phone.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:19

21. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


you're just going about it the wrong way, maybe they were just teasing you cause it's a $350 phone. They'll easily open up to the idea of a 4.8" form factor

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:24 3

22. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


Are you stupid? It has to do with size! Not price. IPhone lovers love that their phone is small, unlike big android phones.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:41 1

27. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


tf, there's more to it than just the size, it's retarded to think that Apple will lose consumers just because the display goes up a mere 8 inches

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:14 5

37. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


You clearly missed my point and are turning my post into something its not. Youre turning this into a debate about something im not disagreeing with. I simply made an observation- not a thesis. Have a super awesome day internet warrior.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:26 1

38. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


I know I messed up when I suggested about it being the price, uhm...Joshing

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:28

40. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


*enjoy your...day

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:57 1

33. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


I love my iphone and always will but your post just goes to say your judgment solely relies on your friends which is flawed and we cannot go as far as saying this is a big fail cause it's not. If you were teased its not enough to say they can't open up to the idea of a 4.8" iphone

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 17:56 2

55. HouTexan (Posts: 439; Member since: 08 Jan 2012)


Nah, I have gotten that a lot, too. They say, "That phone's too big," but I can guarantee you if Apple pushes up the screen size to match the Android phones, they will not say anything about screen size. They only do it because they have nothing else to say about larger phones.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:39 2

26. Ant34 (Posts: 193; Member since: 10 Aug 2013)


I don't think so. I've impressed a lot of iphone users on my job with the screen, performance and functionality of my $350 Nexus 5.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 14:50 3

12. darkkjedii (Posts: 22130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Hurry up WWDC, and hurry up late September.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 17:52 3

54. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


True to form, you're always ready to throw Apple your kids' colege edjumakation' money.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 18:45 2

57. darkkjedii (Posts: 22130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Apple is it September yet, and what the heck is colege edjumakation? Some people are plain dumb.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 18:52 3

60. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 3038; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)


I think the misspelling was part of the joke...

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 18:54 1

61. darkkjedii (Posts: 22130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Man Rebel, I certainly hope so. Otherwise that's horrible grammar, or should I say gramar lol. +1

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 22:39

70. Isitforyou (banned) (Posts: 11; Member since: 19 Jan 2014)


Get ready to camp for a week..... With the Hippys and cults....

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:00

14. Chikara (Posts: 4; Member since: 22 Jan 2014)


It would be a real improvement if they added a better removable battery with at least 2500-3000mAh ,plus SD card support.

And that is pretty basic stuff, and i don't really know why they haven't done it by now...- oh wait, i know...we all do, they just want to make more money for replacing battery and for the 32-64gb models.

If that's not the reason then the engineers must be stupid, how hard could it be?

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 15:31

24. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


Go figure, why all that crap? An increase in capacity is guaranteed if the size of the iphone changes, it wasn't mentioned cause its just pointless coming from an Wall Street Analyst. Higher battery capacity doesn't always translate to better battery life if a device is not optimised which I believe Apple does well, so it's a no brainer. The other things you mentioned, meh.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 16:46

44. bigstrudel (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


Sorry Galaxy devices are that way. I don't want garbage SD card storage that can only store files, not apps and access them SLOWLY.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 18:48 5

59. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Samsung devices let you install apps to the SD card + Class 10 SD cards are blazing fast. Don't spew BS if you don't know the facts.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 00:26 1

72. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4489; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


How is more storage a bad thing? So what if you can't store apps on the SD card. How about you use the internal memory for apps and the SD card for media. Now you don't have to worry about app space because your media is stored somewhere else. And if a person doesn't need much storage space, they just don't install an SD card. Why is that such a hard concept for people to understand?

An SD card slot is a lot cheaper than larger memory chips, so it keeps cost down while allowing people to upgrade their memory in the future if they need to. But then I suppose they wouldn't be able to sell them next years phone with larger storage capacity. A new phone with the highest memory runs you around $300 on contract, $700+ off, or an SD card runs you around $50-70. It's better for the manufacturer, worse for the consumer.

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