Apple really needs to fix this unholy iPhone design crime

An iPhone receiving a phone call
(Image credit: Apple/Future)

It seems fair to say Apple knows a thing or two about design. The company is famous for its attention to detail, and its smooth, sleek products are pretty much unmistakable. But even Apple occasionally gets it wrong – and here's a UI fail that's been plaguing iPhone users for years.

From the original Apple Pencil to the Magic Mouse, a few Apple products have come under fire for their less than perfect designs. And while it might be one of the best camera phones, when it comes to, you know, taking calls, the iPhone could perhaps do better (this fail could be one for our list of Apple design crimes).

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.