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when using touch screen phones, during a call, does your ear/cheek press buttons? Watch

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    hello,

    im contemplating getting an htc desire. Ive never used touch screen before, but i imagine when making a call, you'd have to be careful to hold it away from your face to avoid your ear/face 'pressing' ie touching buttons on it.


    is this a valid concern?? does this occur with touch screen phones??


    thanks
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    I dont do it, but my mother always cuts me off or puts it on mute.
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    Not unless you have phalange like ears.
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    The Desire has a proximity sensor so when you put it on your face the screen goes off automatically, then when you remove it the screen comes back on.
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    Most decent touch-screen phones have some kind of proximity sensor which turns off the screen when it's close to your head.
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    It depends on the phone.

    Samsung Tocco - Yes, all the bloody time. It'd send messages to random people on my contacts list too.
    LG Renoir - Never.
    Sony Ericsson Vivaz - Hardly ever.
    Samsung Galaxy S - Mostly fine, but if I'm fidgeting a lot then it puts the person on hold or sometimes hangs up
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    I do it with my normal phone.

    *hang up*
    *ring back*
    Them: Errr what was that?
    Me: Sorry - pressed buttons with my head again.
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    (Original post by yoyo462001)
    The Desire has a proximity sensor so when you put it on your face the screen goes off automatically, then when you remove it the screen comes back on.
    This.
    Most high end smart phones have one.
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    I've never managed to cut myself off using a touch screen phone.
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    As already said, most have a sensor which turns the screen off when you are holding it to your face.
    Although I have managed to press buttons on my iPhone 4 as it was a little buggy when it was released. They fixed it in an update, but I haven't downloaded it as I want to stay jailbroken.
 
 
 
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