And what if I want to use it that way?
I check the time.
I ask Siri stuff.
I look at my notifications.
I'll soon look at widgets.
I don't have to take my phone if I just want to check it for one second.
And I don't need to give to you a justification. Everything you are talking about makes me think about one thing I hate : compromise.
For me, having a fatter phone or 'worse' camera are both solutions that are better than yours, because the end user doesn't see...