Another Chinese accessory maker flaunts alleged iPhone 5 design mould or prototype and cases

Another Chinese accessory maker flaunts alleged iPhone 5 design mould or prototype and cases
After numerous front and back planes, schematics, and 3D renders of what the sixth iPhone generation will look like, we now have another Chinese case maker claiming what they are holding is how the next iPhone will look like.

The unit inside might very well be just an engineering sample or a design prototype mould, which we saw Apple makes plenty of before it reaches the final shape and size conclusion. It, however, depicts the smaller dock connector and larger display and the bottom headphone jack we've been hearing ad nauseam about for a while now.

This case maker actually has many case designs on its website that are labeled iPhone 5, which have to be modeled according to some size and shape schematics, after all, so that might be the unit they've been using to make them.

source: CoolZonePDA via Gizmodo



1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31274; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I wouldn't get my finger prints on it. Apple will sue your ass

2. dcgore

Posts: 234; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

If this is the new iphone, there's no way im buying it. What an ugly device, never mind it is the same 2 year old design really.

3. TheLibertine

Posts: 484; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

It's pretty ugly. Hopefully it isn't the real thing.

4. Aeires unregistered

From the land of kirfs, still don't believe this to be what's coming.

5. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

PHONEARENA, What's the deal with these irritating fullscreen Ads???

6. wsucoug13

Posts: 164; Member since: May 04, 2012

Apple, your really f**king up if this is your new design!! C'mon now, do something new and innovative. Steve Jobs wasn't really the entire company was he??

7. dillonc

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Wow a 4 inch screen!?!? That's Incredible!! Almost reminds me of my captivate I had over two years ago...

8. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Sure they are naming this phone the iphone 4ss,because all design renders so far seem to make it look like it will be

9. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 278; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

i have some serious doubts about this. first where did the sensor above the earpiece go? second im pretty sure the other images of the "new" iphone show the front facing camera more on the side of the front and not dead center.

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