Apple Co-Founder Criticizes iPhone 5 Design

October 12, 2012 -

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is not happy with the direction of Apple. He has called the company "arrogant' while speaking out against the iPhone 5's design in a recent interview with Tech Central.

Wozniak says that Apple is arrogant for refusing to make the iPhone 5 larger. The phone is a bit smaller than competitors' phones - like Samsung’s Galaxy S III. Wozniak thinks this is a big mistake.

"Part of me wishes that Apple had not been so kind of arrogant and feeling we’re the only one with the right clue," he told TechCentral "I wish they had made a small and a large version of the iPhone; that would have been great for me. Keep the aspect ratio the same, horizontal and vertical the same, but just grow it in the other way."

"I think Apple tricked itself and said 'oh you could reach everything with one thumb' and I don’t see anybody having any trouble using the larger screens," he continued. "Apple said that as a defensive move because when the other phones came out they all had larger screens. Apple is now trying to run with that defense, saying ‘we are right’ and really there’s a mix of people. Not all people want the same thing and a lot of people really like the big screens."

You can read a transcript of the entire interview here.

Source: MCV UK


Comments

Re: Apple Co-Founder Criticizes iPhone 5 Design

Iphone should be resizable.

Re: Apple Co-Founder Criticizes iPhone 5 Design

YOU WILL LIKE WHAT APPLE DAMN WELL TELLS YOU YOU LIKE!

Re: Apple Co-Founder Criticizes iPhone 5 Design

There have actually been complaints that the iPhone is too large as it is - many women have trouble fitting it into their pockets (which are typically much smaller than the pockets on men's clothes). That being said, more options would likely have been the best solution.

Re: Apple Co-Founder Criticizes iPhone 5 Design

Recently iphone5 has been launched and now apple co-founder criticize on it design. He says that the size of iphone5 is big. He is not happy with the design. He said the size should be smaller than Samsung galaxy S 3. http://www.indigomultimedia.com/

 
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