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New iPhone photos leak, showing off its larger screen

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New iPhone photos leak, showing off its larger screen
What we are looking at here appears to be the most complete leak of the new iPhone to date. The images come from KitGuru, who indicated that the photos are of a test assembly unit and were taken somewhere in “the Far East”. Of note is that the images show that the new iPhone body may be somewhat longer than the current version to support the larger screen. They also show off the new connector that has been expected on this year's iPhone, and it clearly will not work with current iPhone peripherals without some sort of adapter.

The images don’t show the usual tell-tale signs of forgery, so we see little reason to doubt them in that sense. Of course we don't know at what stage of development this test assembly was made, so it may not reflect the final product exactly. At the same time, you don't start to test production until you are fairly far along in design development, so while it’s certainly possible that the new iPhone will deviate from these photos, it probably won't be by a huge amount.

source: KitGuru via Engadget

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posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:35 16

1. sipha (Posts: 434; Member since: 12 May 2012)

nice, but stil too small for me..

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 12:01 21

14. MobileCaseReview (Posts: 242; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)

Is that what she said?

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 12:56 3

32. Elvis. (Posts: 25; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

Who's she?

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 14:08 2

52. fanboy (Posts: 38; Member since: 07 Mar 2011)

Priscilla Presley :p

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:12 16

35. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

Yes by todays standards it still looks fairly small. Also if this in fact the new iPhone design then its hasn't changed much at all except slightly bigger. Its still 'chunky' looking also. With IOS 6 introducing minimal changes and if the design above comes to be true then we have an iPhone 4$$ in all reality

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:23 8

37. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Sigh. I was hoping for something that looked closer to the Photo-chopped concepts that had been making the rounds of rumor mills prior to the release of the 4S. If the production units look like this, it will definitely be deserving of being called the 4SS. Or maybe the 4S+ (Dunno).

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:35 4

41. remtothemax (Posts: 260; Member since: 02 May 2012)

iphone 4g?
it would be a brilliantly humorous way to slap everyone in the face for all the stupid rumor riots that have accompanied the iphone 4s and whatever the next one will be called

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 16:16 6

62. Commentator (Posts: 3701; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

Naah, Apple will just call it the "new iPhone" like they did with the iPad. That way there's no discrepancy between their naming practices.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 16:37 3

65. Aeires (unregistered)

iPhone4GS, it will finally get 4G technology.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 08:33 1

86. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)

4s is already running on 4g. well on att it is

posted on 20 Jul 2012, 16:00

89. ca2l3vin (Posts: 22; Member since: 12 Aug 2009)

Just call it HSPA+. 3.5G, 3G+, "4G" ....its not LTE which is what most of us are waiting for.

posted on 22 Jul 2012, 10:53

90. iami67 (Posts: 318; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

Att doesnt have 4g on its iphone Att just lies to there customers. The screen shows 4g everywhere yet it is not 4g. It is what att knows at 3.5g its slightly fast then 3g but def not 4g its just a Att scam to get people to think att is better then every other company. If apple could get there phones to 4g they would make it that way for all the companies it would be stupid to make it that way for just one. You can take an att iphone unlock it let it work with any other gsm company itll still show 4g on it yet it isnt 4g. I can put 10g on the top of my iphone if i want with it jailbroken it doesnt mean its 10g

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 16:46

92. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)

so the att iphone is jailbroken now?

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 16:38 4

66. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)

Man u guys should know better than this... Think back when Jason Chen of gizmodo got the iPhone 4 prototype that was in fact the finished product. Apple was all over it legally remember? If this was the next iPhone it would be recovered by now, and as suit happy as apple is there would b hell to pay for not returning it, and letting it be known who has it. The next iphone will look different from the 4S, and the mockups. Trust me people this is not the next iPhone people, it's a fake. C'mon andro, and droid x Doug u guys r on top of ur tech game... U two of all people should know this. Fake Fake Fake!!!

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 10:51

87. pellegrini (Posts: 84; Member since: 14 Jun 2012)

You are right, apple wouldn't be quite if this was the real one. And one more thing, just look the "new" port picture, it made me laugh!

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 15:47 2

61. The_Godfather (Posts: 187; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)

Hahahahahahha...thats it lolzzz Apple is running out of ideas and this still looks s**ttt :)

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 04:51 4

77. Mr.Best (Posts: 79; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)

It's fake. Apple isn't that sloppy to let this leak.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:35 6

2. VJo003 (Posts: 359; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)

Looks legit

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:47 4

9. gameday78 (Posts: 48; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)

so did everything last summer... where are all the curved class designs and curved back pictures???

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 16:48

67. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)

Exactly... Apple has a two year refresh cycle. The first year is an internals boost ram, storage, speed etc. the second year is a new design. 4-4S ends that two year run, now it'll be something different.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 12:43

31. HTCFreak (Posts: 156; Member since: 17 Jul 2010)

Naah, Jonathan Ive, the designer, said that he had a tough time, witch means that they went for a redesign of their products. I don't think they will stick to the same design. :)

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:55

50. joaolx (Posts: 364; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

That would be cool. I still love the old design but I always trusted his designs and think people aren't gonna be disappointed if decides to change.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:35 16

3. dcgore (Posts: 227; Member since: 24 Feb 2012)


posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:12 5

34. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4847; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

Yeah it's more of the same just bigger. (Slightly!) It's actually getting pretty old now.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:25 1

40. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Definitely Meh. Right now, their notebooks (as in the retina MBP) are looking better than their handsets, if this what ultimately ships.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 14:41 1

56. SonyFTW2020 (Posts: 311; Member since: 03 May 2012)

ROFL.....that was my exact impression

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 19:03

71. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

still not impress

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:35 3

4. rahulcena5565 (Posts: 57; Member since: 01 Nov 2010)

Hope that the next iPhone supports USB 3.0

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:36 7

5. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 590; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)

Can Apple not come up with new designs anymore? It looks more like what the iPhone 4S should have been.

posted on 12 Jul 2012, 11:42 5

7. Jay_F (Posts: 236; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

Why would they? They have aruably the most well-known phone in the modern world. They want to keep it with basically the same design so at a glance it is easily identifiable as an iPhone.

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