Originally Posted by Jamie Z
It's not an illusion. It *is* smaller. Tim Cook made a big point of repeating that over and over at the keynote address, an apparent dig at Samsung. "Anyone can make a phone bigger, we made ours smaller and lighter."
They figured out how to eliminate one sheet of glass on the front by making the touch screen the same as the display screen. It used to require two sheets of glass. Thinner, and lighter.
I wonder if breaking the screen will become more expensive?