Even people who like big phones were surprised by the large size of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. I stood two blocks from the White House in downtown Washington, D.C., and asked people to give me their first impressions after holding Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Most men liked the size of the 6 Plus, which may be a case of Big Truck Syndrome. Women thought the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 was just right — or even too big, compared to their current phones.
When one man tested the iPhone 6 Plus’s fit in his shirt pocket, I had to ask for it back. Oh, the perils of technology reporting.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.