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Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

19 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now - read the full textThis week we took on a somewhat unusual endeavor. We asked for your help to make a difference in the high-end smartphone market. The currents trends mean you cannot get a top-of-the-line smartphone with a pocketable size. The trend suits OEMs just fine as the more surface area, the less challenging...

 

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From small to big , I feel lots of freedom. 5 inch is perfect for me.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:59
  • t1$L

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.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:48
  • a0qe

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.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:47
  • N7AT

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....

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  • 2013-04-19 20:47
  • gynF

Smaller screen size is not comfortable for eyes. 5 inch screen size is comfortable for me.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:46
  • t1$L

i'm from iran and i can't open the link!! whyyy???

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  • 2013-04-19 20:45
  • HIJX

what according to you is a pocketable size of a phone?****

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  • 2013-04-19 20:40
  • PIdF

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?

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  • 2013-04-19 20:38
  • 6kA%

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..

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  • 2013-04-19 20:36
  • j8wI

> In reply to K @ 2013-04-19 20:34 from Yc08 - click to readtrue, but they are not FLAGSHIP material... this petition is asking for a smaller phone with flagship specs... how is that stupid.?

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  • 2013-04-19 20:35
  • j8wI

This petition is stupid. Android is about choice, as there are plenty of smaller screen phones in the market right now (4" to 5").

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  • 2013-04-19 20:34
  • Yc08

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-19 19:42 from xx1{ - click to readjust 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.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:31
  • j8wI

no thanks i preffer laaarrrrggggeee screen

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  • 2013-04-19 20:30
  • uu}C

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.

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  • 2013-04-19 20:29
  • 0u3G

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...

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  • 2013-04-19 20:28
  • ibjk

10k votes cmplt :)

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  • 2013-04-19 20:21
  • K8Re

Just keep it at the top and you will get a lot of votes

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  • 2013-04-19 20:21
  • 3EVM

You already have 10k votes :P

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  • 2013-04-19 20:20
  • M5M7

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!

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  • 2013-04-19 20:17
  • K0sn

stupid petition. bigger batterys not mentioned? no chance

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  • 2013-04-19 20:13
  • 3IUg

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