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My dream phone is a 4.3" with 720p display nonpentile. Metal body. Silver edges. 12mp camera like n8. S4 pro processor. 32 flash storage. A really nice audio board that supports surround. Course HDMI out. Android of course. And comes in variety of colors.

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Its close to xperia s specs

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Well, the unibody has one big advantage: the phone feels rock solid, the case won't make "squeaks" in time like the one on the Sensation does. But I can't stand the fact that I can't replace my damn battery.

Regarding screen size: for me 4.3" is big enough. 4.7" phones tend to be unconfortable in skinny jeans and hard to use single handed (ex: when you're behind the wheel).
Maybe it's a good thing if you can't use your phone behind the wheel. Most communications aren't that important that they can't wait until you're at your destination.
 
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Sony is the only one who made a flagship 4.3" device with 720p screen I believe
HTC Rezound is 4.3" with 720p screen
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I think we can put in another way.
For me is a nonsense to talk about display size, because it can be a 4.3" but with a big bezel. ONE S has a bigger bezel for example (just go and read the dimensions, you'll see more mm than sensation). So the important thing is the overall dimension.
I think that the perfect phone has a 720p rgb full display (4.3, or 4.5 with no bezel I don't care), with a removable long lasting battery and with dimensions smaller than 64*125.

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Sealed it better. It means the battery can be bigger while the phone remains skinny. It's not like you can't use an external battery anyway.
 
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I think we can put in another way.
For me is a nonsense to talk about display size, because it can be a 4.3" but with a big bezel. ONE S has a bigger bezel for example (just go and read the dimensions, you'll see more mm than sensation). So the important thing is the overall dimension.
I think that the perfect phone has a 720p rgb full display (4.3, or 4.5 with no bezel I don't care), with a removable long lasting battery and with dimensions smaller than 64*125.
Whit the bezel getting too thin, problems arise. You will, unintentionally touch the screen with the side of your palm and it will be more likely to break it.

For me, the sensation has the perfect size. This trend for bigger and bigger screens is just madness. If I want a big screen, I just grab my tablet and give that a go.
 
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You're right, but first I think that they could develop some kind ok sensor technology able to distinguish when you're just holding it and when you mean to touch it, second if it's impossible to reduce the bezel, well okay just make the screen smaller to fit 64x125

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My dream phone is a 4.3" with 720p display nonpentile. Metal body. Silver edges. 12mp camera like n8. S4 pro processor. 32 flash storage. A really nice audio board that supports surround. Course HDMI out. Android of course. And comes in variety of colors.

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Sounds like a very nice phone lpl

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in terms of smaller housing on phone you guys need to remember that it needs to pass drop tests. that is the reason verizon didn't get the original razer. when moto brought it to verizon they took it at waist height and dropped it on the floor and the demo broke. it was rejected until it could pass their drop tests which were the strictest in the industry next to nextel. since then they have drastically reduced their drop test criteria. strength of the bezel is part of that test. they can create a super thin fast badass phone but it it breaks on a 1 foot drop then it will meet with bitching and complaining from everyone. the one s seems to be a nice combination of small and strong.
 
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The xperia s has the same CPU as the sensation

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