If the app developers want a platform that they dont ever have to update to accomodate larger screens, they need to stick with android.
Look at the state of tablet apps for android, they're practically non-existant.
In other words the design chief has no real reason for the decision to make all of their phones out of cheap fischer price plastic. Don't give me this "durable" nonsense. Look at any drop test, Samsung phones are not nearly as durable as they claim. That plastic breaks much too easily.