The totally new PhoneArena Size Visualization Tool is now live

Ladies and gentlemen, dudes and dudettes, we are happy to announce that we have taken our Size Visualization Tool to the next level. With its help, you can now not only compare the dimensions of multiple devices side-by-side, but also view photos of phones in a 1:1 scale. In other words, the device on your screen will be as big as it is in real life. Cool huh? Well, allows us to explain how it works.

First thing you have to do is to pick a smartphone or tablet from our database. From its specs page, click on the "Size" tab to launch the Size Visualization Tool. Note that the first time you use the feature you'll get a message saying that your screen is not calibrated. The calibration process takes only about a minute or so and is a way of "telling" our system how big your screen is. Once you've completed the calibration process, the phones in the Size Visualization Tool will be displayed with their real-life dimensions.

Another new feature of our Size Visualization Tool is the Layered view, allowing you to "stack" smartphones one on top of the other for comparison's sake. Just hit the "View Layered" button below. 

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Send them our way using the comments section below!



1. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Thank you, it is nice tool. :)

29. SuperNexus

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

It will be more nice if they surprise us.

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Awesome tool, thanks PhoneArena!

5. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Good job you people at phone arena! Intuitive and useful.

6. askbingask

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Thank you very much pa

13. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

yay.. ^now please remove the minimum 5 character rule in commenting. :)

22. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

cool tool!! :D

24. Kelley71

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

Sounds neat--can't wait for a phone I want to try it on!

56. Kelley71

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

This wasn't meant to be snarky; my carrier is Sprint and my phone is an Epic. The two viable upgrade options are the Mach and the Photon Q, and the dimensions of all 3 are barely millimeters apart. I simply await the next high-end slider (that isn't the exact same size) to benefit from this new tool.

31. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012


32. yaseensaadz

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 15, 2013

Why phonearena hasn't released an app for there site on ios and android just like ign ?

33. joseph98

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

This is one of the coolest features in phoneArena. I've been waiting for this for a long long time. Finally it arrived. Great job.

35. droidspd

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Long overdue but absolutely love it.

36. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

very good idea!

37. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Awesome I'm playing with it right now

40. tomn1ce

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 12, 2012

Nice tool. Good job guys.

45. wiiandds

Posts: 64; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

you guys need to creat a mobile app or mobile web version

47. TripleTwo

Posts: 29; Member since: May 08, 2013

50. yaseensaadz

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 15, 2013

But they still need to make an app

46. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Hands down the best on internet. You should make it more visible and accessible on the sitemap

48. IndoorCamper

Posts: 1; Member since: May 15, 2013

The tool is interesting, but, at least on my system, very inaccurate. For instance, I put my Note 2 up to the screen ane make the screen version exactly the same width as the real one. Then I can see that the on screen version is about 1/2 inch longer than the real version. If I reverse it and make the on screen version the same length as the real one then the witdth of the on screen version is about 3/8 inch too narrow. You should have a TWO way calibration, not just one.

49. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Really cool tool!

51. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

WOW Way to go PhoneArena

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 31533; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Your profile pic rocks. The walking dead is the best show ever.

52. darkkjedii

Posts: 31533; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Pretty friggin' sweet PA thanx.

54. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

Really needed this! every mm counts for me as I want a thin and more compact phone that fits COMFORTABLY in my pocket. Not just fits for the sake of fitting.

57. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Cool thing, thnx...

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