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    Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    And will your next handset be larger or smaller than your current?
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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I received my Xperia Z2 yesterday and I'd say that's just on limit maybe being slightly too big (coming from an Galaxy S3) - Ask me this question in 6 months and no doubt I'll have gotten used to it, I do have quite large hands which no doubt helps - I imagine it would be a pain otherwise.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I've gone from 3.8 inches to a 4.3 inch S4 mini. It's true that you get used to a bigger size really quick and then going back to a smaller size just feels so wrong.

    I don't think I could go much bigger though, maybe 4.8 inches or somewhere around there would be my max. In the end I still want to be able to fit it in my pocket without feeling like I'm trying to smuggle a tablet in my pocket.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I went from a galaxy S2 to a galaxy Note 3. I love the bigger screen (and I have big hands so it's fine for me). Proportionally, my Note 3 fits in my hands about the same as my wife's S2 fits in her hands!

    Not even thinking about the next phone, I usually get a good few years out of my phones rather than always upgrading!

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    One that fits comfortably in your pocket.

    Currently have a Lumia 520, wouldn't want to go any larger really.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    Like my moto g... 4,5inch... Under that, typing sucks, over 5inch, it's getting annoying in the pocket

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    To me, there is two "perfect size". One is one that is small enough for me to use it comfortably in one hand. Having small hands mean that it needs to be around 3.25"-3.5". It may not be good for lots of typing / productive work, but I do think that it's nice to know that I can type without risk of dropping the phone when I do not have both hands free. The second option, is one that is as big as my pockets will fit without being hard to put in/take out of the pocket or feel like it's really squeezing my legs. No idea what is the ideal size for that, but I know that I can go larger than an S3 even with a ZeroLemon battery.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I have a Lumia 920 which is a bit too small, so I think 4.8-5" would be perfect size for me

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    For me it's not just the size, it's the weight to screen size ratio. The Nexus 5 I have feels perfect for comfortable web browsing on the go, definitely a step up from the Galaxy S2 I had before. For me this is the closest thing to perfection right now. High res larger screen that's readable in direct sunlight, thin bezel meaning the overall dims are kept in check, great specs and a very reasonable 130g. It's got the whole package to make it an awesome phone.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I'll be honest, every time I've gone larger, I've found it harder to go back to smaller.

    However, I don't think I could go larger than my current phone, a Lumia 1020.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    See a lot of people often comment on how typing is easier on a bigger smart phone, however I'm no where near as good on my Z1 as I was on my S2. I really miss that phone. Honestly, if samsung came out with that phone again, in a 720p screen, 2000 mAh battery, solid 8MP camera, a very power efficient processor, like the A7 on apple's devices, then that'd be the phone I would buy. I'm tired of having poor specs on phones with smaller screen sizes. What puts me off an iPhone is the battery life, and a little too small screen. I'm used to be able to going from 7am to 10pm on a single charge with heavy use (4-5 hours screen on time).

    The Z1 fits in my pocket, but it has wrecked a few pairs of jeans where the corners stick out when sat down, and it has worn the fabric, in turn creating a hole in them.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    I believe 5" would be my upper limit. My 4.65" Galaxy Nexus already feels a bit of a pocketful.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    To me around the 5inch mark is comfortable i'm sure I could get used to bigger sizes but it fits me fine for now.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    So far, I've yet to come across a reason to convince me that the best size (for a smartphone) for me is anything bigger than 0", though 5"-ish seems to suit most people.

    Personally, 10" suits me better .... which is why I went for a tablet.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    4.5-5.0 inches, provided that the 5.0 has extremely well-managed bezels

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    Re: Features - QOTW: What is the perfect smartphone size for you?

    Im waiting for the Z1c to drop in price, then its mine!

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