The next iPhone 6 could be a 5 inch phablet. Recent rumours and media reports suggest that Apple is working on a smart phone with a bigger screen. Here are the top 3 reasons why a bigger smart phone makes sense.
Reason # 1 - Phone and a Media Device:
The conventional phone had only one purpose - to make calls. Later, listening to music was added. Today, a smartphone is used for multiple functions. It is not only used as a connectivity device but also as a media device.
Many consumers like to watch videos apart from listening to music on their mobile devices. The current smaller screen size on the iPhones may not be very appealing to consumers who use it to watch videos. The developers of the iPhone 6 surely will take this into account.
Another use of the smartphones is for consumers to play games. There are multiple gaming apps available on Apple iTunes, both free and paid for the gaming enthusiasts. A bigger screened iPhone 6 would make playing the games a much more enjoyable experience.
Reason # 2 - Apple's Product Line:
Apple has expanded its product line over the past few years. The iPad now has a smaller variant - iPad mini. It has now become customary to expect two iPhone launches in a year and there are rumours of a cheaper plastic bodied iPhone 5C in the September launch.
Apple has devices with 4 inch screens and devices with 7 plus inch screens. It is only a matter of time before Apple launches a new product catering to the needs of the 5 inch segment. The next iPhone 6 could be the ideal device to fulfill that need. Some analysts feel that this has been the biggest differentiating factor between Apple and Samsung.
Reason # 3 - A Phone for Business Executives:
Many business executives need to be connected, even while they are travelling. They rely on their smart phones to browse the Internet or send emails. A larger screened iPhone 6 could make it very convenient to do this. Samsung recently launched the Galaxy Note 3, which seems to be aimed specifically at the business executives.
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Given the needs and advantages of a 5 inch screen smart phone and the recent media reports, consumers can expect to see the next iPhone 6 to come in a bigger screen.
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