Es comes to the size nevertheless: Who uses his smartphone like a small, portable computer, needs a large display. Surfing, writing mail or playing a game makes a giant screen just more fun. COMPUTER BILD reveals the so-called Phablets (mixture of Ph one and T ablet ) in front. Are the giant smartphones too big for you? Then take a look at the most popular smartphones up to 4.7 inches.
Development to the grandeur
It all began at the end of 2011,when the iPhone 4S still had a 3.5 inch touch screen from today's point of view a mouse kitchen. At that time HTC titled its largest mobile phone so far as Sensation XL,so Extra Large.It had for then conditions "huge" 4.7-inch display.A few years later, smartphones with similar diagonals were called "Mini" ( Samsung Galaxy S5 mini : 4.5 inches) for a long time,but they still have the "Compact"(Sony Xperia Z5 Compact : 4.6 inch).Apple set new standards in 2014: already the smaller iPhone 6 came with 4.7 inches, the iPhone 6 Plus is with 5.5 inches a lupenreine Phablet. The size of the Apple smartphones has not changed in the iPhone 7 generation.For lovers of smaller devices, however, the company from Cupertino has published the iPhone SE.
Mobile phones from 5.5 inches are the trend
Meanwhile, all manufacturers have XXL smartphones on offer. Therefore it is worth taking a closer look: The best tested devices of the kind from 5.5 inches (13.97 centimeters) are in the overview. For each of the devices, the resolution ppi is to be read for pixel per inch. This number, regardless of the display size, indicates how close the pixels are to each other - the higher the ppi, the better. And what are the new top models from their predecessors? The Apple iPhone 7 Plus (5.5 inches) features an innovative dual camera on the back. In addition, it is waterproof just like the Samsung Galaxy S8+ (5.5 inch). Samsung's flagship is also inductively fast-charging. The Huawei Mate 9,5)
Large is not the same size
To the "ever-greater-madness", however, is another trend: manufacturers draw on the set screw "display size", but also equally at the display-to-case ratio. This year's high-end Phillips LG G6 (5.7 inches) and the Galaxy S8 (5.8 inch), which has thus been added to the Phablet category, come with large displays, but are smaller than many other devices with a similar display size. The consumer is pleased: Large screen and yet a handy format a good symbiosis of small display edges and compact device construction.
Price tips for XXL smartphones
Mobile phones with large displays do not have to be expensive. The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL with 5.7-inch display (for around 379 euros at Amazon) with good camera and Windows 10 operating system. Other price-cutters: The Honor 6X with 5.5 inches is available for about 239 euros (at Amazon). The battery life is particularly convincing here. The Elephone P9000 has a 5.5 inch display and is available for around 210 euros (at Amazon,all prices as of April 21, 2017): It is a China mobile phone with fingerprint sensor and a likewise strong battery.