$1148 / apple.com/sg I’ve been mighty excited about the prospect of a phablet-sized iPhone. I use my phone for surfing the interwebs more than for anything else, and the iPhone 5s I’ve been using feels more and more cramped with the arrival of every new big-screened Android. Sure, I could have simply switched sides, but with rumours of a big iPhone persisting and the promise of Apple Continuity arriving with it, I decided to wait.
Now it’s in my hands and, well, it’s pretty darn big. It immediately looks bigger than a Galaxy Note 3 (a later comparison confirms this), and it actually has a bit of a Samsung look about it – the front panel doesn’t quite have the luxurious appearance you expect from an iPhone.
The quality of the materials comes through when you pick it up. That front panel is clearly glass, rather than glossy plastic, and the