Alleged iPhone 6c battery pack snapped, suggesting higher capacity

Alleged iPhone 6c battery pack snapped, suggesting higher capacity
There is a speculation that Apple will be coming back to the smaller iPhone form factor with an iPhone 5c heir, dubbed iPhone 6c for now. Unlike its predecessor, this eventual handset is said to sport a more premium, metal body, and is said to be released in the first half of next year, perhaps together with an iPad line successor.

In any case, little else is known about the handset, apart from an alleged leaked chassis, as no specs or benchmarks have been tipped yet. As per the analyst memo to clients that claimed a metal chassis, “although iPhone 6C is designed as an extended version, it still uses metal casing based on Apple style,” alluding to the 6c as an "extended version" of the current iPhone 5c model. That's all fine and dandy, but if the 6c is going to be released early next year, who knows what specs it might hold at that time, given the fast pace of the mobile industry. 

We only heard that Apple is hogging Sony's camera sensor business for the handset, apparently readying it for mass production. Well, today we have something more to say about this eventual iPhone 6c - its purported battery capacity. According to a source from the vast confines of the Chinese tech blogosphere, the smaller iPhone will sport a 1715 mAh battery pack, which is an improvement over the 1500 mAh piece in the iPhone 5c. A picture of this alleged battery pack has been snapped, too, for your viewing pleasure. What do you think about Apple's eventual strategy shift to a smaller, premium-built iPhone to be sold alongside larger siblings?


source: NWE

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29 Comments

1. bistech

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

this will be one of the best phone this 2015. big battery and best camera.

24. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

The Lumia 950 and 950xl will have bigger batteries, and better cameras. Apple still cannot beat the quality of the photos taken with a Pureview camera. It does not even come close to what I can get out of my Lumia 1020(but the 950 and 950 xl probably will not either). The current Iphone 6 and 6+ camera are beaten by the Galaxy S6, LG G4, Nokia Lumia 1520(2 years old), Nokia Lumia 1020(three years old). My Lumia 1020 even has a bigger battery than this, its 2000 mAH. Its rather sad really. Iphone hardware is always behind everyone else and still sold for the same price. Imagine if they actually made something with similar specs to everyone else. That would be an Iphone I would actually consider, as it wouldn't slow down with each new iOS version with it slowly turning into a brick.

2. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

If they keep display the same and with new A9 it could get much better battery life

7. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

It will more than likely come with the A8. It will basically be an iPhone 6 in a smaller package. I'm not sure about the ram though.

10. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

An iphone never had the same cpu with the previous model. It either had a brand new one or a much updated version. I am guessing A8X the least. And I mean a new iphone not a rehashed last years version in plastic like the 5C was.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5693; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

A8X would overheat in a phone The A8X is a beastly tablet SoC, like the K1 and X1 They would take the overheating crown from the 810 IMO it will be A9 for the 6S/6S Plus and A8 for the 6C Similar to how the 5C had the A6, while the 5S had the A7

14. Macready

Posts: 1821; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Not just overheat, the A8X is too large as well and too power hungry for a small phone.

19. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

iphone 5C had same cpu as 5, right?

23. gaming64 unregistered

Yep. You do have an extra wallpaper though depending on the color of the model you bought:P

27. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

This phone is coming in mid of next year. ( At least that's what PA says). It will have A9 the same way that the new iPod has A8. When it gets cheaper to make and yield is better, Apple will use it.

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

If it doesn't feel as cheap as 5C I'm all over it, last iPod gave me hope that Apple still hasn't forgot about people who want smaller phones.

4. bistech

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

but the c stand for cheap. if you dont want cheap go for 6s.

8. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

But I crave for 4 inch chassis. I would buy 5S but 1GB of RAM is too little already and I can't imagine how it will perform in next 2 years. If there is no 6C then that is Z5C vs. Z3C vs. 6S

20. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

6C, most probably, won't have 2 gb RAM.

25. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Consider a Lumia 950. The hardware specs and capabilities blow the IPhone out of the water.

12. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I hope it will look just like the 6s/6s Plus design, just smaller, but I doubt it will.

15. gaming64 unregistered

I hipe they give it the same treatment as the new iPod Touch and not what the 5C had woth downgraded specs and all.

17. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

The iPhone 5c is my favourite plastic phone ever, it felt much more premium than other plastic phones. It's just so dense, feels very solid and doesn't creek or have any seams like other plastic phones. My only problems are price and weak internals, if the 6c has the internals of the 6, but with the camera and force touch of the 6s, then I'm in. If it's just the internals of the 6, then I'll pass, because the two exciting things about the 6s is the camera upgrade (finally) and Force Touch.

18. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

And another gig of ram. I know it's funny, but it's pretty big deal

28. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

I dunno, I've not had any issues with the IOS devices i use, never noticed it struggling for memory.

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I don't know what kind of plastic phones you used but most are solid enough that they don't creak.

22. gaming64 unregistered

Yeah right......

26. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Polycarbonate like in the Lumia 1020 and 1520 is a premium plastic. It is more expensive than aluminum, has less RF interference and does not scratch like aluminum, aluminum also can dent when dropped, the polycarbonate survives better. As for the plastic in the 5c, its not a premium plastic, but it is pretty decent(if my memory serves me correctly), its like the plastic in the Lumia 630 I bought for my grandfather(which he loves because its so easy to use with all the large tiles), its nice and shouldn't scratch easy and feels nice and smooth, but still easy to grip, in your hands.

35. troutsy

Posts: 382; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

There's no real difference between the iPhone 5c plastic and the lumia phones. I'd guess the iPhone actually uses a better grade of polycarbonate because apple isn't bent over a barrel to make their phones cheap just to sell any appreciable quantity. Practically any plastic item with visual quality requirements uses polycarbonate. It's because it's easy to manufacture, not because it's a premium material. There are many real plastics with strengths greater than aluminum, but not for less than $2/pound

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