Steve Wozniak Says Apple Should Have Made a Larger iPhone Years Ago

Steve Wozniak Says Apple Should Have Made a Larger iPhone Years Ago

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks the company should have made a larger iPhone years ago, reports CNNMoney.

"Apple could have had a much bigger share of the smartphone market if it had a larger-screen iPhone for the past three years," Wozniak told CNNMoney from Capital One's new Innovation Center in Plano, Texas. "It could have competed better with Samsung."

The latest IDC numbers have Samsung with 24% share of the smartphone market in Q3. That's double Apple's 12%. Many believe that Apple could have better competed with Android if it would have released a larger phone a few years earlier.

Wozniak told the CNN that while he is a fan of Apple he also likes to try new gadgets.

"Tech is like a song," Wozniak said. "You can get all the details from someone else, but you're not sure you like it until you hear it for yourself."

Despite initial excitement over smart watches, Woz says that after trying a few models he became negative on the idea.

"I kept saying that I'd like to have a smartphone on my wrist, so I bought a few smartwatches when they first came out." Wozniak said. "I got rid of them so quick. I got real negative on smartwatches."

Woz describes the Apple Watch as a "luxury fitness band", but he's still going to give it a try.

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Steve Wozniak Says Apple Should Have Made a Larger iPhone Years Ago
it wasnt me - November 13, 2014 at 1:24am
Sorry Woz but apple is so slow at copying things. They are 2 years behind!
It's just you - November 13, 2014 at 1:39am
sorry dunce but you're the one who can't keep up with lawsuits and technology. It all added up to 3 years of ignorance. New record.
{Anthony} - November 12, 2014 at 2:15pm
I respect Waz... He helped forge the Company that is today, however, I'm not too sure how savvy he is re: Business and Success. Apple had an iphone 4(s) with a tiny, tiny screen competing (and winning in many areas) with huge phones with "Computer Monitor" sized screens. In a business point of view, there was no reason for change as it would (just like all the other big screen phones) start to blend in with the masses as everyone was doing it. They held off until now and released two Goliaths that took the WORLD by storm, even though every other phone out there has the same size (even bigger screens) and it's the hottest phone in the WORLD right now. Apple killed it, and did it in the the most subtle way possible. Thats how you turn a profit in a sea of compitition.
Troll cock - November 12, 2014 at 3:23pm
what sense does that make in the first place that Apple killed anything. They wouldn't murder their side for nothing. It's suicidal! Besides its not any different other than finally satisfied big screen lovers hence iPhone successes since the very beginning Jobs or not! Making profits into premium quality yearly!
Spider - November 12, 2014 at 6:52am
As the user, yes. But as the company, the strategy work. I thought the iPhone 5 was doing very even though it's small compared to its peers. And 2 years later (now) they can make a big wave with bigger than bigger phones.
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