Welcome to the CrackBerry Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 5 of 5
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Taigatrommel
  1. BlackberryFan2009's Avatar
    CrackBerry Addict

    Posts
    665 Posts
    Global Posts
    699 Global Posts
    Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  

    Default Any chance it'll be a 3.8 inch touch screen?

    BB can afford to go with a bigger screen even though it has a qwerty keyboard because Samsung has raised the bar. Big screens are in. Anyways, anyone know what the chances are of this device having a 3.4 inch screen and above?
  2. Taigatrommel's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    2,409 Posts
    Global Posts
    2,530 Global Posts
    #2  

    Default

    Lol, no way! The N-Series will have a 1:1 (720x720) resolution, which means a 3.8" display would be too wide, especially with a keyboard attached at the bottom.

    Chances we'll see a 3.0 or 3.1" screen are pretty good. Maybe even 3.2", but I highly doubt RIM can get more out of a classic, Bold styled device. Keyboard and screen size are limited to the overall dimensions of the phone.

    You could only bet on a Torch like slider. There screens with 3.6" to maybe even 4" would be quite possible. Dell already has shown you can produce a decent 4.1" slider with acceptable dimensions.

    Laws of physics (overall phone size) simply limit RIM to do any miracles. So if you really want. To have way above 3.5" displays, you'll either need to go full-touch or hope for a slider. But a Bold with such a massive display simply won't work.
    Tatperson likes this.
  3. Skeevecr's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    3,638 Posts
    #3  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Plazmic Flame View Post
    3.5 inches would have been the sweet spot, as displayed in the TK Victory and TK Justice concepts from Digital Home Boy but I think it's going to be a 3.0 inch wide screen.
    The problem is those designs don't have to work in reality so he is free to ignore technical and ergonomic concerns such as the ones you would get from a screen being too tall and makiing the device top-heavy due to lcd being heavier than a plastic keyboard.
  4. Plazmic Flame's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,899 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,919 Global Posts
    #4  

    Default

    3.5 inches would have been the sweet spot, as displayed in the TK Victory and TK Justice concepts from Digital Home Boy but I think it's going to be a 3.0 inch wide screen.
    Don't be afraid to LIKE or say THANKS
    Concept Corner: C004104CA
    Samsung SPH A540 / Motorola V551 / Samsung SCH A645 / HTC Touch P3050 / BB Curve 8330 / BB Bold 9000 / Huawei U8100 / Apple iPhone 3GS / Motorola Spice / BB Curve 3G 9300 / Apple iPhone 4S / BB Bold 9900 / BB Q10 / (Current) iPhone 6 Plus / (Future) BB Classic 2
  5. bizarrejustin's Avatar
    CrackBerry User

    Posts
    42 Posts
    #5  

    Default

    love my 9930, seems about the same size. any bigger and i wouldnt be keeping it in my pocket. get a samsung note 2 if you want huge screen. im not in the market for a phablet. bold/playbook is a perfect match!

Similar Threads

  1. any chance this will be able to make phone calls
    By petworks97 in forum BlackBerry PlayBook
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 11-10-10, 01:42 PM
  2. Theme Request (it'll be a while before I time to make my own)
    By metllicamilitia in forum BlackBerry Curve 8530/8520 Themes
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-14-10, 07:57 PM
  3. Any chance there will be a contest to win a free Storm2?**
    By Gamecock9701 in forum BlackBerry Storm2
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-28-09, 03:51 PM
  4. Old West Style ~ It'll be Changed up a Bit!
    By Diesel984 in forum BlackBerry Pearl 81xx Themes
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-27-09, 08:17 PM
  5. question! i know it'll be easy for you addicts :)
    By AlyssaLove in forum General BlackBerry Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-23-08, 01:07 AM

Posting Permissions