Sources: AllThingsD, The Loop, Engadget, TechCrunch
quote: Everyone buys into it, and is critical of large screen phones (even though obviously that is a choice of the consumer). Then, when they make a larger screen, it is forgiven that apparently the 3.5" wasn't ideal, but instead a 4" is now ideal. No thanks.
quote: But if Apple offered me an otherwise identical iPhone 5 with a 3.5-inch 3:2 display, which one would I choose? Last week, in the first few days of use, I’d have chosen the 3.5-inch one. Now, though, one week in, I’m not so sure. My trusty old iPhone 4S feels better to use for tapping those back buttons and the status bar, but, it really is starting to look squat to my eyes. Give me another week and I suspect I won’t look back.
quote: Almost all other phones were already 16 by 9. So how is Apple's magical (and wierd - high DPI but not 720p... odd)
quote: And I don't know which Nokia model you are referring to, but AFAIK, Nokia doesn't have aluminum body smartphone.
quote: Nokia doesn't have aluminum body smartphone. In fact, I think Apple's the only one that sells aluminum body smartphones at this time.
quote: So, the next time you reach for the mouse and get ready to launch an angry litany of reasons why your favorite – thing – is better than the other person’s, hesitate. Realize you have your irrational reasons, and so do they, and nothing will be gained by your proselytizing.
quote: But even as someone who is never going to buy an iPhone, I would agree this is the best iPhone yet. The 4 and 4S were just stupid phones with a glass back and the antennae on the outside of the phone.
quote: This isn't AnandTech, either. Kristopher Kubicki, the founder of DT, left AT back in 2006. Technically, AT and DT are competitors.
quote: Then, when they make a larger screen, it is forgiven that apparently the 3.5" wasn't ideal, but instead a 4" is now ideal.