Mobile and Wireless: iPhone 5 and 10 Other Smartphones Offering Larger Displays
In a world full of mobile devices, what else can smartphone makers do to distinguish their phones from the others? When it comes to the latest wave of smartphones, a large, high-quality display is a major selling point and clearly the most visible component of the handset. As more users connect to the mobile Web to view and download contentvideo content, in particularhaving a larger screen translates to a better viewing experience. It now appears that Apple also might move to a larger screen for its upcoming iPhone 5. On May 16, several reports surfaced that the next generation of Apple's highly anticipated iPhone would feature an enlarged 4-inch screen. This compares with the 3.5-in. display the iPhone has featured since its first iteration. Apple is far from the only handset maker figuring out that bigger is better. Samsung, LG and other OEMs are offering mobile devices that stretch screen sizes to the very limit of designand often to the edge of the smartphone itself.