At TNW, we’ve talked a lot about the absolute lack ofcompact phones. While I’m using the ‘compact’ iPhone Xs as my daily driver, there are plenty of people who want smaller screen size. According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple‘s taken notice and is planning to release a 5.4-inch phone in 2020.
The report notes that Apple will opt for three OLED display sizes – 5.42-inch, 6.06-inch, and 6.67-inch – supplied by either Samsung or LG. This marks a change from the current iPhone line up’s sizes of 5.8-inch (the iPhone Xs), 6.1-inch (the iPhone Xr), and 6.5-inch (the iPhone Xs Max) screens. If the report is accurate, Apple will reduce the size of the smallest model while increasing the size of the biggest model.
I hope this is different, and I know I’m not alone in that. A lot of people find the current generation of iPhones too big to comfortably hold and type with. Bigger isn’t always better, and it’d be nice if Cupertino finally realized that
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