“While Apple has been the subject of incessant queries wondering when it will follow Samsung and Google’s Motorola subsidiary in making a big screen iPhone, both Android licensees are now planning new phones with screens closer in size to iPhone 5,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.
“Samsung is releasing two ‘mini’ 4.3 inch variants of its flagship Galaxy S4, reports BGR, one called the G4 Zoom with a 16MP camera, and another which launched today as the G4 mini,” Dilger reports. “While both new devices will have a screen much closer in size to Apple’s 4 inch iPhone 5 released last year, they will be equipped with a “qHD” resolution of 960-by-540 pixels, considerably less than the 5’s Retina Display at 1136-by-640 pixels, and even slightly less than the 960-by-640 pixel iPhone 4 released in 2010.”
Dilger reports, “Google’s influence at Motorola is also resulting in a shift from “bigger is better” to simply “better is better,” according to a report by Sascha Segan of PC Mag.”
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