I Look At My iPhone 5 Screen And Am Sad It Isn't As Big As A Samsung Phone

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Samsung showed off a new flagship phone last night, the Galaxy S4.It comes with all kinds of whizbang software that doesn’t do much for me.  

Eye-tracking software?

A camera app that lets you take a photo with the phone’s front-facing and rear-facing camera at the same time?

Not needed.

No thanks.

Likewise, the body of the phone isn’t for me.

Like all Samsung phones, it’s rounded and plastic-y. The patterns in the moulding are odd too. (Photos here.)

SplatF’s Dan Frommer said the back of the phone looks like it’s made out of basketball shorts.


I’m a glass and metal kind of guy. I love iOS and all the apps built for it.

But there is one thing that the Galaxy S4 has, that makes me sad that my iPhone 5 does not have: a mega-huge screen.

I use my phone for all things Internet at home. I read on it. I shop on it. I watch video and communicate on it.

All of those activities would be better if my phone, the same model as the phone on the right in the photo below, had a screen more like the phone on the left.

How long is Tim Cook going to make me wait before I can get a glass-and-metal, iOS-loaded smartphone with a huge screen?

Will it be so long that I eventually going to get so frustrated that I up and switch?

samsung galaxy s4 next to iphone 5

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