• Shyamala Prayaga

Are there any comparisons between the pixel size of mouse arrows and fingers as pointing devices?

The difference between a finger on a touch screen and a mouse pointer is quite significant, but is there any research or statistics about the actual scale difference between the two? Obviously on average, because fingers come in all shapes and sizes.

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My name is Shyamala pronounced as shaa-ma-la and I am a UX evangelist with 19 years of experience as a UX designer with hybrid skills of UI and UX. I have experience in UX and UI designing on both mobile and desktop applications and have been part of designing some award-winning mobile applications. 

I am a civil engineer by education and before moving into user experience I worked as an architect with a construction firm for 2 years. My passion for design and building great things for users pushed me into the UX domain. I am a self-made UX designer with no formal educational background into UX, but my passion helped me enter and succeed in user experience.