The iPhone 5 might look like this when held
0. phoneArena 08 Aug 2012, 09:43 posted on
Chances are that the iPhone 5 will be taller than the current model, but how exactly will it look like when you're holding it? Well, here are several renders of the next iPhone that can answer that question with decent accuracy, as long as the device's rumored design and dimensions turn out to be true...
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29. Savage (unregistered)
Well, It may not be the next iPhone but you should not expect any drastic changes in the phone design or U.I. given Apple's history.
3. Yummy (Posts: 117; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)
I think it looks odd with the screen elongated like that. It's bigger thats good but bigger android phones feel good too. thats just my opinion.
4. modernkoro (Posts: 25; Member since: 27 Jan 2010)
OMG!! This is innovation. I've never seen any phone like this before!!!
Apple you've done a very great great job again.
5. EasyMade (Posts: 9; Member since: 01 Sep 2011)
A picture has been posted on www.spigen.com for about two weeks for screen protectors and covers pre-orders...Get with the program PA!
6. wendygarett (unregistered)
F A K E !!!
8. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
Well of course they're fakes, they are renders just to show you what it could potentially look like.
22. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
How did you understood that they are fake, what is your secret? :D
38. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)
I hope it looks uglier than this, has barely bumped up specs but represented as so much better and sells a lot. This way we can really see if the lovers stick with it or switch. Nothing like testing love when ugliness is presented in front of them.
7. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
I think the black one looks pretty cool. If they would just shrink the bezel on the top and bottom that would be perfect. Move the front facing camera to the side and bring the top down. Not sure if it's enough to break me from my G-Nex though.
9. jhneo (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
Doesn't the IOS 6 have already held the iTunes and App store together? Why does the pictures got it separate?
11. McLaren (unregistered)
Aston Martin should sue Apple for adopting the same design strategy.
The same design over and over again HaHa!
However,more elegant the new design.
14. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
Now you have a bigger screen and can still be used with one hand ! revolutionary!! no one has ever done that before, so it will changes everything, again
15. wsucoug13 (Posts: 164; Member since: 04 May 2012)
"Oh dude, its got another row of stuff... that's sick."
16. ftyler223 (Posts: 140; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)
I like it. I was hoping apple would somehow make this next one a little thinner. I like the camera being place in the middle...way better desighn.and bigger screen! I can't complain
17. wsucoug13 (Posts: 164; Member since: 04 May 2012)
How is the design better if it is the exact same design? Just curious.
18. projectmole86 (Posts: 10; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)
Next they will show us how to hold the phone when making a phone call
20. ftyler223 (Posts: 140; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)
I was refering to the camera placement. It's a better look for the design. Why are you striking up an argument over this? Get androids d**k out your mouth.
23. kunyuk (Posts: 56; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)
What is that? it's ......it's...... Ughhh! Gr....
26. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
ok, so this makes the rumors of it being longer more acceptable looking at how it will possibly be held.
thanks for posting these PA...
actually increased my interest in buying it a little...
not bad. not bad at all...
27. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
It looks the freaking same. After 4 models it still looks the same. It only grew a inch bigger but with lte &it ios6. Kust be a boring day in news for pa. This still doesnt surprise me.
31. Robottoe (Posts: 12; Member since: 21 May 2012)
After hearing the rumours a few months ago that it will be stretched to fit in the screen and i thought it was pretty horrible
After seeing this mock-up ... i still stand with my statement ..... horrible
32. michael.vl (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
I also think these pictures are fake. If you compare the black model with the white one, you'll see that the white model is taller than the black. ;) Can you explain this? :)
34. manny3 (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
Same as iphone 4 just bigger screen and same software its boring. But apple Dont care because they know people are still going to buy it. I dont see how apple fans think this is revolutionary remember guys the next big thing is already here!
40. Aeires (unregistered)
Can't really tell much, a person's hand is too varied. After Apple showed the images of the Droid X being death gripped, it was obvious the proportions don't give you a clear indication of the size of the phone.
Make an image of the new prototype and hold it next to the iPhone4S so we can clearly see what all the buzz is about.
41. quickweevil (Posts: 51; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)
I LOVE the black two-tone design. That is a gorgeous phone!
49. android_sucks (Posts: 111; Member since: 28 Jul 2011)
If this is how the new iphone looks, then I'm done. I have a 3gs because I could not bring myself to buy the 4. This would really suck. OAN: this could just be a marketing strategy that will create hype and drama over the design so that when it is finally unveiled everyone(even the haters) will be surprised by what apple does. Just a little food for thought.
51. CreeDiddy (Posts: 739; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)
These arguments are just plain silly of Android vs. iOS. My focus of a phone goes beyond the 4" screen. Airplay, Mirroring capabilities, using Spotify, less app crashes, accessing my important apps are what I worry about. Again my interest are multimedia and home theater purposes. If I can turn the channel on my DirecTV and control my A/V Receiver that is what I am worries about. Right now Apple is much better than Android. If you guys disagree let me know.
72. ftyler223 (Posts: 140; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)
I agree. I meant to thumbs up not down. Lol but that's why apple is better not just cuz its better quality but there certainly is more you can do it
55. JessJess (unregistered)
Undecided. Though it does look more comfy as an actual phone, the aspect ratio looks good for watching content on too. Looks like you should be able to quite easily text/message on the go with one hand as well since the keyboard will be down the bottom. However what occurred to me is that the length increase makes it better held as a game controller, if you turned that thing sideways and held it.
The black version does def look better than the white though.
56. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 590; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)
Has Apple run out of form factor ideas?
76. ROYALLIST (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
It won't be needed, Apple will Still continue its sales.
78. kingstandup (Posts: 30; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
Wow! It looks exactly like the last iPhone! (rolls eyes)
85. mtajulmuluk (Posts: 18; Member since: 15 Jun 2012)
not sure about this info and news, like since before
91. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
I bet the sales will be not nearly as huge as previous models.
And like someone said above...it looks ekhm..retarded. Apple has to put inside something amazingly powerful to drag new customers attention.
Otherwise they will have their own flop.
100. Charl (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
They can't keep those giant bezels at the top and bottom, it's just gonna be too tall to be comfortable. Although honestly I wish they could make a new design and not one which is almost identical to the previous AND the one BEFORE that. The iPhone 5 should look like the iPad 2/3 but smaller and a 16:9 screen. The home button should be reworked if not removed.
104. cncrim (Posts: 823; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)
I have a feeling that this is legit iphone 5. The pix could be from Telinh web, if it is more like the phone is for real.
106. potter3000 (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 Aug 2012)
First, it's obvious that white ones are taller than black ones.
Second, all the pictures except the first one have the same camera angle: EXACTLY THE SAME ANGLE! AND THE SAME BRIGHTNESS AND EVERYTHING ELSE! Is that really possible?
So it means that only the cells have been changed. How?!
It is CLEAR: Photoshop!
So don't be amazed with these rumors!
Feel free to share your opinion...
108. wademvp91 (Posts: 11; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)
Um.... these are clearly labeled as renders and just mock ups dude...
107. wademvp91 (Posts: 11; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)
Sorry but to me, the black one looks downright sick. As far as it looking the same as the previous models, how much more can you really change a phone. At least they are making some effort unlike SAMEsung which just does rehashes.
109. itriker (Posts: 6; Member since: 12 Aug 2012)
"This changes everything"
I hope not!
This iPhone looks like a piece of garbage!
I want an iPhone 4S soooo badly, and when I get it, I'm not uprgrading to iPhone 5!
110. phitch (Posts: 214; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)
So the new iPhone 4 is going to look like ever LG Android Phone over the last 2 years? My G2x is envious...
111. AverageJoe (Posts: 3; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Its the same look and feel design of the current iPhone 4 range, dont call it iPhone5.
Call it iPhone 4SS - where the extra S denotes Stretched, Silly, Stupid, Stinks,
Take your pick what the extra S means to you
113. Seannyc (Posts: 59; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)
Its all about the iconic image. You will recognize an iphone in everyday possible (blackout, shadow, side view,etc) and you actually remember the design of the first iphone too. Does any1 remember the design of the first andriod? Andriod phones are nice but by the time when I change to a new phone, I will not remember the old android I use.
114. liongad (Posts: 2; Member since: 21 Aug 2012)
Again, they are repeating themselves, minor changes in dimensions and that's it. Even the new features which will be added to their new software version IOS6 are really outdated.... Android had introduced them since long time ago (about 2 years).
It seems that after Steve Jobs passed away, we are not going to see any new creativity from Apple.
117. ftyler223 (Posts: 140; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)
liongad youre so right let me tell you.....cuz android is so innovative!!!! shut up already, all these smart phone have been doing the same goddamn thing as each other for yrs now. nobody is a big game changer right now. stop acting like android is! cuz they arent as well and they are just as guilty. ohh you have a galaxy s 2, wh in the hell do you feel the nee to get an s3 then? its the same piece of s**t! o you can talk to it and a couple new hand gestures? so f**kng what! everybody does this, htc, lg, and apple of course. so get off apples s**t and accept the facts that "every body" is running out of ideas.
118. liongad (Posts: 2; Member since: 21 Aug 2012)
Actually I do not like your language ftyler223, you have to respect yourself to allow people to respect you.
119. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
ftyler- seeing as android have polished and matured there os where as apple has just bundled features onto it to keep up with competition and the fact apple keeps going on about innovation when they havent innovated anything proves android is a better OS all round.....and no im not a android fanboy before you try and say it i have the nokia 808.
also the fact you just blab on saying random 's**t ' just makes you look like a kid who got 5 minutes at the computer while his parents were out
only reply if you can hold a proper convo