Sorry, the Galaxy Nexus Is Too Big
BARCELONA—I understand the appeal of a bigger screen.
You get a genuinely good way to compete with the iPhone, which suits me since I like Android fine. You get better video, bigger maps, more room to read e-mail, and Web pages of much better fidelity.
But in the case of the Galaxy Nexus, you also get a phone that’s just impractical for one-handed use.
At least that’s my assessment after more than two months of steady use. If you’re a professional basketball player, you might see things differently.
There is a reason Apple has not increased the size of the screen on the iPhone. Usability. If you want the screen to be bigger, you don’t really want a phone, you want a tablet.