A recent survey revealed that a number of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) users find it necessary for the iPhone 5 to have a better screen in order for them to upgrade to the still-unreleased smartphone. The poll conducted by Macrumors.com showed that most of the respondents have indicated that a bigger screen as the main upgrade that they want for the upcoming iPhone 5.
A number of smartphone have already released smartphones that feature a bigger display screen with the Samsung Galaxy Note offering the biggest among all the smartphones in the market with its 5.3-inch display. Although the iPhone 4S offers a Retina display, some users obviously want a much bigger screen for the iPhone 5 instead of the 3.5-inch display found in most compact smartphones.
The bigger screen size is among the main requisites of some users if they are going to upgrade once the iPhone 5 is offered into the market.
The survey revealed that around 48 percent of the 572 respondents want a larger screen for the iPhone 5 with around 17 percent opting for the 4G LTE support. Another 17 percent of the respondents indicated that a better battery life would be the most important requirement if they would want to upgrade to the iPhone 5. Only a small number of respondents have pointed to the iOS 6 as a major consideration for upgrading to the upcoming iPhone 5 of Apple.
An earlier survey conducted by Macrumors.com hinted that some respondents may have switched to the Android since around 22 percent of the respondents of a 2010 poll considered switching if the iPhone would still feature a 3.5-inch screen.
Although the latest poll did not use a scientific approach with the margin of error and the number of respondents was small, Apple may take into consideration the use of a bigger screen size for the upcoming iPhone 5.
Apple may also have to take into consideration the sentiments of its loyal users when they release the iPhone 5 into the market.