Aug 01 AT 4:03 PM Edgar Cervantes 57 Comments

Sony Ericsson planning 4.7-inch 3D device; how big is too big?


Sony Ericsson has promised to improve their commitment to the Android platform. Devices like the Xperia Arc, Pro and Play are definitely much better than last years itinerary. Just how much is Sony Ericsson working on their Android smartphones, though? It seems they might be trying a bit too hard.

Rumors indicate Sony Ericsson is working on a 3D (glasses-free) device to compete with phones like the HTC EVO 3D and the LG Optimus 3D. Sony Ericsson’s secret smartphone is no pipsqueak, though. This guy is rumored to have a massive 4.7-inch display, blurring the line between a tablet and a smartphone. But size isn’t all that matters; the resolution on this 3D device should also be quite stunning:  1280×720p. There’s not much more you could ask in a 4.7-inch display.

Not much else is known about this supposed 3D smartphone yet, but the little things we do know are quite impressive. While many prefer those imposing larger screen devices, others may see them as “too bulky.” There must be a limit, though, and we believe a 4.7-inch screen would be reaching it.

It came to our attention that many of you thought the Samsung Hercules‘ 4.5-inch display was already too much. I personally love 4.0/4.3-inch devices. They’re large enough to use comfortably, but not too huge (in my opinion). But they can be hard to carry around in small pockets. Using a 4.5-inch device, like the Samsung Infuse 4G, is definitely much more uncomfortable for the small-handed. Personally, I can not imagine how comfortable it could be to use a 4.7-inch smartphone. But that’s just personal preference;  many of my friends do tell me my 4.3-inch device is huge.

We’d like to see what the demand for a 4.7-inch 3D display would be, so please let us know what you think. Would you be interested in such a big display, or is it too much? Are you a fan of 3D smartphones? What is your favorite screen size for smartphones? Where is the perfect balance of portability and comfort? Which device are you currently rocking?

Hello, I am Edgar Cervantes. I am an avid Android fan, and keeping myself updated on the topic is part of my daily life. I will always work hard to give the best of me to our community of Android enthusiasts, and I am very honored to be part of this ship. Hopefully we can all enjoy sharing our knowledge and opinions!

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