It wasn’t the first time, but Steve Jobs dissing of the 7-inch tablet is among the most blatant misdirections ever. Ben Taylor:
There are clear limits of how close you can physically place elements on a touchscreen before users can reliably tap, flick, or pinch them,” he said on an October earnings call. “This is one of the key reasons we think the 10-inch screen size is the minimum size required to create great tablet apps.
Obviously, that was wrong.