Why smartphones are getting bigger

    Why smartphones are getting bigger

  • 1 Technology advancement

    As technology advances it allows smartphone manufacturers to create bigger phones. Some manufactures already wanted to create bigger smartphones but were waiting for the proper technology.

  • 2 Smartphones are replacing personal computers

    Many people buy smartphones instead of buying a personal computer. Those people expect the phone to be big enough to allow them to do most of the things they used to do on a PC. See why PC sales declined in 2012 through 2014.

  • 3 Customers want the benifts of a Tablet

    Samsung said that many customers wanted the benefits of a tablet without buying a tablet.

  • 4 Customers want bigger phones

    Smartphone manufactures have realized that customers want larger phones.

  • 5 Larger models succeded

    As many large phones became successful other manufactures started copying them and creating large phones as well. See also why using a smartphone before sleeping is a bad thing.

  • 6 Phones are becoming more visual

    Phones are shifting away from audio based functions to display based functions. This kind of transition made people realize that they want a larger phone with a larger display.

  • 7 Advancement in battery technology

    Early batteries couldn't power a phone with a big screen easily. As technology advanced manufactures were allowed to create phones with bigger screens.