4.5 inch Apple iPhone 5S coming in 2014?

4.5 inch Apple iPhone 5S coming in 2014?
A report from Japan says that the Apple iPhone 5S will be available in 2014. Besides having a 4.5 inch screen, which is a half inch larger than the glass on the current version of Apple's iconic smartphone, the model will have a polycarbonate body. While that will make the Apple iPhone 5S thicker than the Apple iPhone 5, it might also make it more durable than the current handset. There will be some other changes with the Apple iPhone 5S such as the dual LED flash that will be put one on top of the other on the right side of the camera lens, according to the report.

We have seen a confusing number of rumors this year, perhaps more than ever, discussing the successor to the Apple iPhone 5. There has been speculation about a 4.8 inch Apple iPhone Math, and rumors about a version of the phone with a 12MP camera to be released around the holidays. One consistent thread throughout the speculation is that the Apple iPhone 5S will have the A7 processor under the hood, which is the successor to the A6X currently powering the fourth-generation Apple iPad. Oh, we almost forgot one of the most important new features belonging to this rumored version of the Apple iPhone 5S. That would be the tag with a price of $330 on it.

While you do have to take this report with a grain of salt, there is a reason why. If the Apple iPhone 5S won't be released until next year, what version of the Apple iPhone will be released in 2013?

source: Macotakara (translated) via RedmondPie

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59 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

My salt shaker ain't got time for this mess...I just just went to Ethiopia and got a big giant salt chunk because this mess ain't true...

35. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

iPhone 5S in 2014 ? then what is in 2013 ? o.O

2. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Please make the screen wider and not just longer.

7. GrowYourThumb

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Please (apple) just die

15. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

But I like apple, they taste good, especially the Japanese Fuji apple

33. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

RIP apple..........

60. alouden unregistered

I am no fan of apple either. But they are at least acknowledging that their stubborn insistence on 3.5 inch screens was misguided. Maybe they will truly innovate someday. I still will never get an iPhone for all the reasons we talk about on this site. Even if they came out with a 5 inch screen.

29. faisolbauuz

Posts: 121; Member since: Jan 05, 2013

Remember when steve jobs said 3.5 inch is perfect screen size for phone and 9.7 is ideal for tablet ?

37. thelegend6657 unregistered

I liked the wide screen on the iPhone a lot 16:9 aspect ratio . Why you fanboys no complain when Samsung went from WVGA to wide screen in Galaxy s3 ?

40. faisolbauuz

Posts: 121; Member since: Jan 05, 2013

Lol iphone 4 and 4s uses 2:3 screen ratio while iphone 5 uses 16:9 screen ratio,and you say samsung fanboys doesnt complain in s3 ? Dude i dont think changing from wvga screen to 720p 16;9 widescreen is a bad idea anyway i dont use samsung phone now

43. thelegend6657 unregistered

One think that I don't like about my GS2 is that rivals like ARC S and Sensation have 16:9 aspect ratio while mine doesn't ! So fanboys likes to complain about iPhone 5 getting wide screen , but doesn't complain when Samsung does it ? f**k logic

41. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

it will be di**k sized one day .lol

3. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

That's it only 4.5"? damn they must be really behind technology. 2013 is the year of 5" phones with FULL HD

6. GrowYourThumb

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Microsoft = Micro & Soft Apple = Short You know what I'm taking about

26. stealthd unregistered

Screen size is a choice, not a technical achievement.

30. chadrick0814 unregistered

As are rounded corners.

31. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

and SLIDE TO UNLOCK screens

42. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I think getting a 1080p screen shrunk down to 5" is a technical achievement actually

46. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Which only Samsung can do, right?

48. andylancheros1

Posts: 11; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

How many Inch HTC one has? is just a matter of preference. I have an S3 I personally think that size is enough. Any bigger is just way too big!

52. iami67

Posts: 333; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Screen size is actually an achievement. For customers its a choice. For a company to make a quality screen with high graphics and big is achievement.

34. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

lol its the Apple way. Why give you what you want now when they can wait to give you a little bit of it now and wait 2-3 versions of the phone later and make more money?

4. ckoch125

Posts: 193; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

So they aren't going to release any phone this year? I'm calling bs. This will be named something else as its a cheaper iPhone and the 5s will look just like the 5 with upgraded internals and maybe a camera

5. GrowYourThumb

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Apple need to wait for their fans to have a surgery to EXTEND their thumb. so they can operate the 4.5" with a single hand....

20. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This is probably the best post I've ever seen on this site. +1!

27. Droid773

Posts: 49; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

jajajajja you made my day.

44. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

no, if the people extend their thumb size, then they can use the android phones with one hand as well and apple doesn't want that to happen i think they will make 2 phones every year, a big phone and a 4 inch phone, they will run an ad saying that some people have bigger hands and the bigger phone is for them, or maybe they will just make a bigger idevice and call it a phablet

8. Mube1

Posts: 153; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Oh really so we have to wait for atleast one year,apple u r very slow

9. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Iconic? Iconic! Iconic!! iconic PA? Really.. can you possibly mention the iPone without saying the word iconic? iSad at how lamely biased your site is towards Apple which means evil in B.C. btw

10. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Probably 4.5 inch for iPhone 5S and 4.8 inch iPhone 6 with minor enhancement.

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