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Here's how big the iPhone 6 may be compared to most other flagships

Here's how big the iPhone 6 may be compared to most other flagships
Even those who are only remotely interested in the phone industry must have been reached by the hype that's started to build around the upcoming Apple iPhone 6. Apple's next-gen smartphone is expected to arrive in September, but leaks and rumors about it have been circulating the internet for quite a while now. Needless to say, none of the information available right now is to be considered "final" or "confirmed", so at this point, it's up to everyone to decide whether or not they are willing to believe the unofficial loads of data that have been floating around for the last few months.

Courtesy of said rumor mill endeavors, we now have our hands on some pretty convincing concept images of the iPhone 6 with 4.7" screen. In this particular size comparison post, we're using concept pictures made by designers Tomas Moyano and Nicolàs Aichino - these concepts are not necessarily indicative of what the final product will look like, but they are based on the widely-available iPhone 6 dummies that have already been used by various individuals to produce tons of beauty shots and alleged "leak shots". Meanwhile, we're using the rumored dimensions of the iPhone 6, which are currently claimed to be 5.43 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138 x 67 x 7 mm). Again, that doesn't mean this is exactly how big the real deal is going to be, but if we assume that these dimensions are close to what Apple's going to announce next month, well, we can at least get an idea of how the iPhone 6 is going to compare against some of the other flagships available right now, including the Xperia Z2, G3, Galaxy S5, and the One (M8).

Check this preliminary size comparison below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below!


Apple iPhone 6
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches
138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm
4.55 oz (129 g)

Apple iPhone 6

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 inches
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
4.06 oz (115 g)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy S5
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
5.11 oz (145 g)

Samsung Galaxy S5

HTC One (M8)
5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches
146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm
5.64 oz (160 g)

HTC One (M8)


To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page.


Apple iPhone 6
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches
138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm
4.55 oz (129 g)

Apple iPhone 6

Apple iPhone 5s
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
3.95 oz (112 g)

Apple iPhone 5s

Sony Xperia Z2
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
5.75 oz (163 g)

Sony Xperia Z2

LG G3
5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches
146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm
5.26 oz (149 g)

LG G3


To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page.

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posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:49 9

1. james1 (Posts: 97; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)


It won't matter how big the screen is when you can't enjoy it with at least a 1080p resolution, companies are moving forward 2K displays with their screens and apple is still not even 720p.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:58 3

6. hipnotika (Posts: 353; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


all the tv companies are idiot that using 4k res. for above 50 inch tvs.

2 k screen unnecessary at mobile. it consumes more power

1080p is the ideal size i think.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:13 9

10. galanoth (Posts: 425; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


Depends on the device if it uses more power.
Galaxy S5 LTE-A has a 2560x1440 screen.
Uses about the same amount of power as Galaxy S5 1080p screen.
According to Anandtech.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/8314/galaxy-s5-ltea-battery-life-performance

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:40 1

16. vincelongman (Posts: 4576; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Good point
But I think its because the S5 LTE-A has the newer 805 which is more efficient and faster
A S5 LTE-A with the 805 and a 1080p screen would probably be more efficient than one with a 1440p screen

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:44

18. galanoth (Posts: 425; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


Could also be true.
Anyone got battery life tests between G3 regular and G3 Snapdragon 805?

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:53

20. nebsif (Posts: 37; Member since: 27 Jul 2014)


just watch this, its about performance and battery of G3, G3 LTE-A and S5 LTE-A all in one vid: youtu.be/YCpcEtokiJ0

(TL:DW galaxy s5 prime is QHD display done right, if it doesnt hinder anything, then whey not have it?)

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 09:22

41. Freecableguy (Posts: 42; Member since: 21 Jul 2014)


Interesting video but her G3 scores are wayy too low.. I'm scoring around 36k @ antutu, just like S5 and the other S801 flagships

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 08:46

40. kevin91202 (Posts: 586; Member since: 08 Jun 2014)


The Snapdragon 805 is not much more efficient than the 801. The 2K Samsung display's efficiency is what matters. It really has nothing to do with the Snapdragon.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 08:36

39. KingDingaLing (Posts: 324; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)


Funny. I have a 65" 4K and it's freaking stellar. Not sure what you mean.

posted on 24 Aug 2014, 09:50

52. refillable (Posts: 1047; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)


'All the TV companies are idiot that using 4K Res for above 50 inch TVs'

Is that an irony? Because The 4K Samsung monitor is just excellent.

posted on 27 Aug 2014, 15:56 1

54. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


My 65" UHDTV looks phenomenal, get your facts straight

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 02:47

57. hipnotika (Posts: 353; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


i mean. tv companies using 4k for big screens and taking best res with 50 - 60 inchs.

but in 5 inch it isnt necessary 2k screen.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:22 3

12. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Not 2K.... 2,5 K or Quad HD

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:52

19. vincelongman (Posts: 4576; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


True
FHD (1920x1080) is closer to 2K (2048x1080) than QHD (2560x1440)

Also 4K/2K is called 4K/2K because its about 4000/2000 horizontal pixels
3840/1920 is rounded up
2560 would round up to 3K, but many people are calling 3200x1800 3K, so maybe rounding down to 2.5K makes more sense

IMO we should just keep referring to it as QHD or 1440p

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 07:56

36. c.hack (Posts: 613; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)


1080p is overkill and a battery hog on a 5" device. 1080p, 2k, 4k, is just meaningless marketing speak that has no bearing on a small screen.

Even Samsung's 8" tablets are shipping with 800p resolution (although it is noticeable at 8")

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 07:56

37. c.hack (Posts: 613; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)


1080p is overkill and a battery hog on a 5" device. 1080p, 2k, 4k, is just meaningless marketing speak that has no bearing on a small screen.

Even Samsung's 8" tablets are shipping with 800p resolution (although it is noticeable at 8")

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 14:42

45. McLTE (Posts: 874; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


speak for yourself. I can see a huge difference between my 1280 Note 2 and my daughter's S5 at 1920. 1080p is NOT overkill.

I do however think 2560 is over kill for 5.5" phones. On my G3, I think I'd be just as happy if it was 1080. The resolution it has actually makes some fonts and websites hard to read. Not worth giving up battery life, to me anyway.

My Son's 8.4 Galaxy Pro tablet is AMAZING with it's 2560 resolution. I would never ever purchase a tablet of any size with 800p resolution.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 10:22

42. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


With a new puny smaller battery. and with a over large ipod touch with EXTREME PRICE tag they still can't out beat any companies when it comes to screen resolution or specs. they are only good at selling million of units.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:52 7

2. Lt.Green (Posts: 397; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


Those top and bottom bezels are as bad as Sony's.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:56 2

5. hipnotika (Posts: 353; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


you are wrong.

it is not usable with little lover bottom bezels like lg g3 or g2. its not easy use as iphone.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:26 1

13. ManusImperceptus (Posts: 724; Member since: 10 Jun 2014)


"little lover bottom"...

Lol! Freudian slip...! :-D

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 05:12

28. Wolf_Blitza (Posts: 59; Member since: 30 May 2014)


The iPhones's the screen-bezel ratio is 65.8%, that's worse than 4.7" phones from 2012 (eg. optimus G, nexus 4, moto X).

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:53 5

3. HugoBarraCyanogenmod (Posts: 1225; Member since: 06 Jul 2014)


why is apple get special treatment for doing size comparison before officially release but not other devices?

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 06:37 6

33. lalalaman (Posts: 631; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Bcoz its iphonearena:D

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 07:14 2

34. bucky (Posts: 2695; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


Because it's the single most popular phone I'm guessing.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 07:28

35. lalalaman (Posts: 631; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Well it is.....ppl have been waithing for bigger screen iphone for almost 2 years, and now it actually very near

posted on 24 Aug 2014, 09:44

51. refillable (Posts: 1047; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)


I'm sure they did LG G3 and others earlier.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:56 7

4. D.Lamore (Posts: 198; Member since: 15 Aug 2014)


Alpha is the best compact phone.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:02 4

8. mr.techdude (Posts: 571; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Nope the moto x is the most compact phone from screen size : body ratio. I don't have it but I've been told it's a little bigger the the iPhone 5s which has a 4.7 vs 4 inch screen.

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 03:18 1

11. galanoth (Posts: 425; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


Also depends on what peoples' definition of compact is.
Do people take into account phone width?
If so, I think the Galaxy Alpha is the most compact 4.7 inch phone by total volume. (H x L x W)
Moto X (129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm)
Galaxy Alpha (132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm)

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