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Is this a picture of iOS 7?

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Is this a picture of iOS 7?
A picture published on Monday allegedly reveals the new UI of iOS 7. Developed by Jony Ive after Scott Forstall left the company, the design has been characterized as being flat, without the glossy skeumporphic icons that became associated with the OS. While some believe that the leak is genuine, it could be an early design and might not portray what the public will see when iOS 7 is unveiled at WWDC next week. That impression seems to come from those who have noticed that some of the icons look different than others, as though different teams developed different icons. Some have borders and some still have a bit of gloss to them.

There are more questions surrounding the leaked picture, including the use of the wooden Newstand icon which would seem to violate the no-skeumorphics approach that Ive has been purportedly aiming for. There also seems to be too much white space between the status bar and where the icons begin. And lastly, there is something unsettling about the angle of the icons on the screen.

With only a week left until iOS 7 is introduced, we'd expect some more images to leak before the introduction of the real thing. Stay tuned.

A leaked picture of iOS 7

A leaked picture of iOS 7


source: iDownloadBlog.com via MacRumors, IntoMobile

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posted on 03 Jun 2013, 16:57 29

1. HASHTAG (unregistered)


If they want to give us a leak, at least make it look credible.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:13 12

10. metalpoet (unregistered)


whoever took this pic is a moron because you can barely see anything on it besides a huge glare

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 20:55 12

33. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


iBeg to differ, I can see everything and, STOP THE PRESSES, it looks just like iOS 6.1.0.2.55.974.01.397542 .....

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 04:08

47. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1633; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


Exactly I've seen all I need to see...but which company tests there OS in the dark....

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 22:34

41. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


I hope, I'm hoping this is the real iOs7....!

®

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 01:48 2

43. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)


Wow! Innovation at its peak!

posted on 07 Jun 2013, 11:26

54. bfuller2006 (Posts: 36; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


Are you kidding me or was that sarcasm, looks like the same s**t to me...

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 18:05

50. ZiadMohamed (Posts: 21; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)


well said, I hope they don't leaked it.

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 00:50

52. BomberXL (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


seriously, in the world of tech we live in, nobody credible will think about taking a picture of something like that, with less then their best picture taking skills.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 16:57 19

2. 0ldsnake1 (Posts: 3; Member since: 31 May 2013)


Why is the Battery icon and clock so far up !? -FAKE-

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 16:59 19

3. msa1988 (Posts: 417; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


It looks exactly the same...

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:39 1

39. akki20892 (Posts: 3611; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


no it's not dude, look closely it's a flat LOL

they will say we have customize whole os and people will say ios is customize lol

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 01:48 3

44. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)


No dude. Can't you see innovation?

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:01 22

4. DroidSTILLDoes (Posts: 14; Member since: 03 Jun 2013)


Considering it looks exactly like ios 1-6 I say...it's legit.
- apple
- Change
Pick one

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:03 4

5. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)


If trends keep up were looking at a full fledged iphone remote in a few years.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:54 2

21. darkkjedii (Posts: 12340; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


LMAOOOOO.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:52

40. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6674; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


2 LEGIT 2 QUIT

posted on 07 Jun 2013, 11:30

55. bfuller2006 (Posts: 36; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


lol I just basically said that to someone earlier

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:04 3

6. alltechinside (Posts: 247; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)


I think this is it. It didn't look that flat to me but it looks like it's something apple would do. The icons did certainly change but they didn't change much either. (Well it looks more or less the same) I'll hold my judgement until I see the real thing.

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 18:33

51. quakan (Posts: 1214; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


This is more than likely a Cydia theme applied to iOS 6 and then photographed (or possibly a screenshot) and pulled up on someone's screen. Notice how the image doesn't fit properly on screen?

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:04 12

7. kozza3 (Posts: 574; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


looks like a picture of a picture

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:19 10

11. kozza3 (Posts: 574; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


lol look at the image url :P

http://i-cdn.phonearena.com/images/articles/85700-thumb/ios-7-fake.jpg

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 20:30 4

31. rocketlog (Posts: 26; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)


Nice spot. hahaha.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:11 7

8. _Bone_ (Posts: 2137; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Revolutionary!

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:27 3

13. sipha (Posts: 311; Member since: 12 May 2012)


lol. its so hard to tell sarcasm on text, but you executed that perfectly rendom person!!

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:12 15

9. ZeroCide (Posts: 698; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)


This is a bad picture. Was it taken with an iphone?

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:49 4

18. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


the iphone camera really isn't that bad...

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:05 5

24. ebubekir26 (Posts: 312; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


it's not bad,
but THIS fake picture is bad, I mean.. just look at it

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:01 5

23. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1004; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


just saying last time phone arena made a blind camera test you guys all voted for the iphone 5

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:28

35. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


This Android Fandroid will admit that the Camera is one of the iPhone's few redeeming factors....

And maybe design(If it was bigger)

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:26

12. Yassham (Posts: 28; Member since: 09 Jan 2011)


Looks like the fake iPhone (Made in China)

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:33 12

15. sipha (Posts: 311; Member since: 12 May 2012)


The real iphone is Made in China!! :)

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:17 6

26. Jack58221 (Posts: 132; Member since: 23 Feb 2013)


the fakes are made there too...

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:27 2

14. chrislars (Posts: 77; Member since: 11 Apr 2013)


of course its terrible quality lol

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:44

16. damokles (unregistered)


dudes chillout, maybe the chinese guy risks his life for us to show us a picture! :D

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:48

17. rassouli5 (Posts: 51; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)


I bet you, it has the same design of iOS 6 but with an extra row :D

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:51

19. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


If Apple took MIUIv5 and cloned it perfectly then gave the next iPhone a 4.7(or around there) screen

.... I would ditch my GS4 and get the new iPhone
I would also s**t bricks and eat my d**k(As people on reddit say).

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:52 5

20. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


Icons, icons, and more icons. I see Jony Ive has done a masterful job of completely transforming iOS.

Good decision putting a hardware person in charge of software, Apple!

/s

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 19:39 4

29. glentomas123 (Posts: 70; Member since: 01 Jun 2011)


Are you kidding??? This is Magical!!!

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:30

36. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Are you kidding??? This is Universe-Changing!!!

Them Aliens 10000 lightyears away will know the Apple iPhone 5S's greatnesses

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 17:56 4

22. darkkjedii (Posts: 12340; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Fake.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:17

34. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


No it's not, it's the REAL iOS 6.xYzWhAteVa

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:15

25. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Most likely Just a jailbreak theme...

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:21

27. Jghelfi (Posts: 5; Member since: 22 Aug 2010)


Jailbreak theme much?

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 18:36 3

28. AstronautJones (Posts: 272; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


Definitely not a picture of an iPhone. The icons and image on the phone are not squared or level with the phone. A picture of a phone with a screen displaying a picture of the iOs at best.

And I say not genuine at that.....

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 20:11

30. kopkiwi (Posts: 36; Member since: 31 May 2013)


I'm not seeing a difference...seems like another Apple sideways "upgrade"

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 20:31

32. arqjav (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Dec 2009)


What's the difference????Is the same old boring interface,is legit hahahahah.

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:33

37. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6674; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


that's it looks the same

posted on 03 Jun 2013, 21:36

38. saenaedewe (Posts: 62; Member since: 01 May 2013)


It's just a picture of an iphone 4/4S -> only 4 row of icons

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 00:15

42. jameshoe (unregistered)


FAKE!!!!!

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 02:02

45. Jayzee (Posts: 22; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


Am I only the one who thinks that Apple only flattened the Icons of the Homescreen ?

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 03:46

46. clevername (Posts: 1431; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


What the heck Alan? Couldn't see for yourself this is fake? Or was it just slow today? I'm not even gonna list what's wrong.

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 04:22

48. LumiaLover (Posts: 160; Member since: 27 Sep 2012)


exactly the same as every other IOS version?

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 12:36

49. xtremesv (Posts: 238; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)


OMG!!!!!! It's outstanding, amazing, marvelous, unbelievable, astonishing, revolutionary, the best mobile OS since iOS 3... you'll get new icons.

posted on 06 Jun 2013, 16:54

53. ushoda (Posts: 20; Member since: 17 Aug 2011)


this is an iphoneception
is a picture of a picture taked with the iphone in the picture xDDD

if you take a closer look at the top, you can see a withe battery icon right down the battery icon from the phone

posted on 08 Jun 2013, 00:34

56. Dawallace718 (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


If it is, what will be the difference and what new features will be added that is not already an android stock?

posted on 10 Jun 2013, 11:26

58. hms2407 (Posts: 94; Member since: 25 Apr 2013)


change log :P

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