Do You Use your Smartphone with One Hand?

February 15, 2012, By Sanjeev

Okay, we will be dealing with smartphones and tablets of all sizes here; 3.5 inch screen of the iPhone, larger ones of the Android phones, the Samsung galaxy Note, smaller 7-inch tablets and the 9.7 inch iPad screens and further.

Do You Use your Smartphone with One Hand?

People’s preferences are different. A person choosing a 4.65 inch Galaxy Nexus might prefer the Galaxy Tab 7.7 over the iPad. Why is it so? Let’s find out.

How about a larger screen for the iPhone? The standard answer would be: Any larger than the current 3.5 inch screen and you can’t use the device with one hand. But think again, you might be using the 3.5 inch screen of your iPhone with two hands. So it is basically based on how people use their devices. You might even be comfortable working on your Samsung Galaxy S II with one hand.

So Apple could still think about a 4 inch screen for its smartphone.

Now, larger screen is kind of becoming a trend.  Four-inch devices quickly became 4.3- and 4.5-inch smartphones, and now we have the Galaxy Note measuring in at 5.3-inches. Ah well, we can say the moment you need two hands to work on a screen, it is a tablet.

And those who prefer a small smartphone may not be happy with a 7-inch tablet. The one-hand camp might choose an 8.9- to 10-inch screen size when it comes to tablets. And those who use two hands on bigger phones might be cool with 7 inch slate with voice capabilities.

So which camp do you belong to?



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