Apple iPhone 6 concept video: 4.5 inch screen, no home button
0. phoneArena 14 Apr 2013, 18:38 posted on
Designer Ran Avni has released a video showing off his concept of what the Apple iPhone 6 should look like based on what he sees as the next iteration of the Cupertino company's iconic smartphone; Avni has kept the same design from the Apple iPhone 5 but has stretched the screen to 4.5 inches and has it available in black or aluminum...
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2. Aeires (unregistered)
Much better looking than the current model, has a very modern look to it without the home button.
4. Hemlocke (unregistered)
That size, along with the typically great materials and builds, an screaming A7, and a de-skeumorphing of the OS would make for a monster of a device.
14. Dingy_cellar_dweller (Posts: 254; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)
The home button is the easiest way that I can tell if its an iPhone, without the trade mark home button it looks like some other phone.
16. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
No it doesn't, and that's a weak attempt to bash.
45. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Don't be mad I'm sorry I hurt the baby's feelings. How about I buy you a s3s oops I mean an s4
99. israinwet (Posts: 47; Member since: 29 Nov 2012)
do you get paid for this? I see your comments on practically everything.
104. Droiddoes (unregistered)
No, he is actually just as ignorant, offensive, and unlikable IRL so he has no friends or family. Trolling PA is the only thing keeping him from eatiing a bullet and ending the sad cartoon drama that passes for his "life".
106. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Man that's pretty creative mr does. However as I've said before. Life is great, beautiful fiancé great kid, great job, cool car, and great health and fitness. I'll post a pic of me at the gym for u to see lol. Thanx for being my #1 fan mr does. Mean while check out the soon to be mrs in my avatar.
107. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
I'm just wondering. If I have no family then that would mean u have no parents, so how was I born lol? This should be good. C'mon mr does make it good
105. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Im sure it will still have the huge apple logo on the back to identify it by.
111. Dingy_cellar_dweller (Posts: 254; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)
Firstly I agreed with you, then I realized that most of the iPhones I've seen are in cases.
86. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Actually, Apple is going to use a flatter home button (like what Sammy is currently using on the GS III/IV and Note (there may be others, but I have experience with the GS III and Note II). Has Sammy filed a design patent on the oval home button?
3. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Absolutely gorgeous, that design with a revamped ios7 would simply rock. C'mon apple give us something shocking/innovating this year. Whenever apple needs a hit, they deliver a hit...hey apple... It's the bottom of the 9th, youre home, down to your last strike, you're down by 2 runs, you got runners at the corners, the batter hitting 329, you need a hit... Better yet a walk off shot to center.
12. biophone (Posts: 1963; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
It does look sick however I don't see a revamp coming in till the iphone 6. I'm really happy where the iphone is right now and don't see anything huge they need to improve right now. ios 7 needs to be good though and that is where they are going to deliver.
13. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
+1 bio. I think software should be the main focus this year, but I wouldn't mind being shocked, and awed with some cool hardware bro.
102. biophone (Posts: 1963; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
I don't think it is in the cards but I would love it as well.
83. vincelongman (Posts: 4531; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)
I think the back design of this concept crap, I like the 2 tone back of the iPhone 5 far more. Also I really like the iPhone 5's chamfered edges as well.
5. androidTaker (unregistered)
Whats the point of concept videos? It's the same UI every year.Even if Apple designers are watching this video, they will never or cannot design phones like what Sony Xperia designers design. Sony's design are the best but the custom software (android)makes them worse and put behind Samsung Galaxy line of phones.
9. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Sure they could design them, they could design a planet if they wanted. It's more of a question of would/will they.
17. Aeires (unregistered)
That's the big question. Personally I think the phone itself isn't going to change this next iteration, they'll save the one after for something like this so they can increase screen size without making a big phone.
They do need something big with iOS 7 though, but even if it involves a cosmetic overhaul as a launching pad for iOS 8, it's a step in the right direction. Making radical changes to an OS isn't an easy task, but getting it more standardized across all aspects would be the logical next step. Long term though, it needs more functionality. Apple needs to step that up, but they'll be selling iRadio in the meantime so it'll give them some time to work on it.
One thing Apple did that deserves credit is how the OS ignores edge touches on the iPad Mini. With that built into iOS, bezel free phones are the next logical step. Samsung made a smaller phone with a bigger screen in the S4, Apple needs that too. Apple needs to get out of their comfort zones and start bringing back the wow factor.
21. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
100% agreed, especially your last sentence.
33. -MISTER.H- (banned) (Posts: 24; Member since: 14 Apr 2013)
Eye 100% don't agree you dark troll!
7. jonartpop (Posts: 186; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)
It's not an iphone without the home button. It's ugly tbh.
8. biophone (Posts: 1963; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
Concept vids are really cool but I doubt that this is close to reality. Looks awesome though. The iPhone 5s will most likely sport the same design but I have high hopes for iOS 7. Should be awesome as ios 5 was.