JACK SPARRROW, 19 Apr 2013Tge problem with this is that even if they create a smaller smartphone it will have a bad batt... moreCapt. Jack, I think they've alrdy mentioned that they would like 2 see top range specs in a compact size n that includes better batteries! Batteries need not b bigger! If, newer battery tech comes thru, they can hold a lot more juice in a lot less space n also hold charge a lot longer n charge up a lot faster! Unfortunately, not enough is being done 2 speed up the commercial availability of such tech n most of the companies spend their resources on building ever bigger screens! Savvy?
If millions of unique visitors access daily GSMArena.com and up to now a little more than 10,000 people signed the petition for a mid-size high-end android smartphone, then how can we expect the manufacturers to produce a smartphone like that? Unfortunately, this proves beyond doubt that the market research which the manufacturers have conducted was right, especially considering the fact that the people who visit websites such as GSMArena.com are the above average smartphone users.
The response says not all are pleased with the humongous screens. Well they shouldnt erase the 5 inchers,but a 4 or 4.5 incher phone should have high end specs too. Its ridiculous lifting an s4 to your ear,something the size of iphone 4 or nokia lumia 720 should be perfect. Yes both must exist. Larger screens are better for gaming and internet surfing though. 4" or 4.5" does the job too.
sorry i cant help you. ive got big hands and need a big phone and screen. i need s4, note 2 etc. iphone too small....
Smaller screen size is not comfortable for eyes. 5 inch screen size is comfortable for me.
I like a phone with 4" size + at least 1 day battery back up for heavy use, and of course Quad core& 2GB RAM.
PPI 340 is more than enough,and 4G+A/B/G/N/AN plus 12MP with Xenon Flash . Any Suggestion?
just because some dont want a compact phone, doesnt mean everybody doesnt want it. i wouldnt like carrying a phone the size of an ipad..
K, 19 Apr 2013This petition is stupid. Android is about choice, as there are plenty of smaller screen phone... moretrue, but they are not FLAGSHIP material... this petition is asking for a smaller phone with flagship specs... how is that stupid.?
This petition is stupid. Android is about choice, as there are plenty of smaller screen phones in the market right now (4" to 5").
Anonymous, 19 Apr 2013no thanks, i don't want a tiny phone along with a tiny screen. even the nexus 7 fits in my pocketsjust because you dont want it/need it doesnt mean there's no market for it, and shouldnt have it offered as a choice. some people do prefer smaller phones, you know.
The problem in your petition is that it it self is too narrow...
The petition should be for wider variation. SOME need even larger screens if they got large hands or have vision issues. SOME need smaller screens to operate by one hand of normal size. SOME want a QWERTY slider, SOME want a fold phone...et cetera.
The REAL problem is that all top-spec models go in one direction ONLY.
This is just so pointless, we had smaller and compact phone before, but its just not as usable as the bigger one nowadays, don't you guys get it, people don't want to squint their eyes reading off small screen, and people don't want to keep retyping words because the on screen keyboard is so small, and people like to watch videos on a bigger screen, browse the web on a bigger display, playing games that show more details, and there are a lot of people around the world who don't mind carrying a phone like the note 2, and not all people wears tight pants with pockets that are only 2 inches deep...even a note 2 is pocketable in my regular jeans...come on, that's why the bigger phones are such a hit...small compact phones are just so 2000ish...we are in the 2013 already...
please post this on sites like facebook or google+, also make use of youtube!
and i would love to see a compact device like the xperia active again, very lovely phone, me friends now use a xperia go, and V but they still want something as compact as the active for hiking and biking, i want something as compact as an x-10mini LOL!
also a good battery life is a must!