Survey about the Touchscreen

Anton Persson don.juanton at
Fri Nov 21 14:37:48 CET 2008

Then a capacitive screen would do wonders for motivating the development
of proper finger-input on the keypad... ;-D

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Tilman Baumann <tilman at> wrote:

> Vikas Saurabh wrote:
> > I think we need to decide upon this without the bias of
> > might get excited with iPhone's UI.
> >
> > What we would have to remember:
> > * capacitive screen would always require a touch of finger (hence all
> > the UI elements need to take enough space on screen) so the whole fun
> > of high reso is gone....
> > * otoh, pressure based screen need a little more pressure to react but
> > is often manageable with fingers as well
> >
> Agree.
> Either a really big capacitive screen with no boarders or a small hi res
> screen as currently (I like it) with either a stylus or a keypad.
> I would vote for the same screen as currently used or at least the same
> quality but bigger and a keypad. Finger use for the current screen is
> pretty much a failure. (not impossible but as far as text input goes
> pretty much failed)
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