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Official: The shape of the smartphone is changing forever

jmch Silver badge

Re: 18:9

"A taller phone will display more text (less scrolling) than a shorter phone of same width"

Yes, but it will display less text than a shorter phone of the same *diagonal* (which would be wider). Phones screen sizes have been marketed based on diagonal size, this is now what consumer 'knows'. Taller ratio allows manufacturers marketing departments to boast about bigger screens when in reality they are only increasing the diagonal while keeping the area the same.

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