Apple iPhone 6 leaks: 4.7” and 5.5” model mockups compared

Apple iPhone 6 leaks: 4.7” and 5.5” model mockups compared
The iPhone 6 is about to become one of the biggest upgrades in iPhone history, with expectations for not one, but two larger-screen models: a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 coming first in the fall, and a 5.5-inch model to arrive shortly after.

While we’re still months away from their official unveiling, Sonny Dickson, the Australian kid who made a name for himself last year, leaking pre-release images of the iPhone 5s and 5c, now strikes again with full mockups showing what the 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone 6 are very likely to look like.

Both models look stunningly thin, and also very similar in terms of design, adopting iPad mini-like aesthetics with curvier edges. The larger screens in both have forced some changes in terms of button layout - the lock key is no longer on top (where it’d be hard to reach), but has moved to the right side, closer to the thumb (if you’re right handed). On the back, Apple has reduced the antennas, leaving just small strips of plastic that almost do not interrupt the apparently aluminum matte back of the iPhone 6. Interestingly, Apple seems to have also ditched the pill-shape dual-tone flash in the iPhone 5s for a simpler, round one (a single one seemingly).

Up front, you can see how the 4.7-inch iPhone has a fairly sizeable bezel, while the 5.5-inch one, in contrast, has almost non-existent side bezel, and is very compact for its size. Pictures of these next iPhones come in white, gold, and gray, the already established iPhone color palette.

And while this is not the first iPhone 6 leak (Taiwanese pop star Jimmy Lin posed with an allegedly leaked iPhone 6 a few days ago), it looks like the most detailed one, coming from a proven source. We can imagine the secrecy-loving people at Apple are not very happy with this, but what we’re more curious about is your thoughts on this new design: do you like it or not?


source: Sonny Dickson, 9to5Mac

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82 Comments

1. maherk

Posts: 6890; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Looking at the back reminds me of the HTC M7 next to the One Max.

3. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Looks like Samsung ang Lg phones combine.

18. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Hell no, LG has stepped up their aesthetics game. Samsung at least isn't taking steps backwards in design like this. This is by far the ugliest phone yet and that is sad. The last thing apple had was their jewelry advantage and now they don't even have that.

22. Feanor

Posts: 1367; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Wait, no, Samsung and LG are still probably uglier than this. But I agree that it is at least the ugliest iPhone ever. If it really comes out like this.

36. Cicero

Posts: 1134; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

They do not know how to do. All designs on candy bar types is already taken. What do you guys expected? Apple was so acclaimed about the design, until now, when they have to change their lucky step design of iPhone 4.

53. verbalize

Posts: 150; Member since: May 03, 2013

Sorry to tell you that Samsung can't step backwards. Out of all the phone manufactures Samsung is the worst in design. All there phones look cheap and low grade. Nothing has changed in years except trying to copy other manufactures 2 year old models.

40. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Like really? this looks like samsung and lg combined? U must be a die hard freak fan. Cant you see a copy cat of HTC

24. Tom_Gjeka

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

The front looks like galaxy s3 curved touchscreen At the back looks like htc one m7 and that camera design : meh

58. HansGoneInsane unregistered

Stop this mock-up madness. There have no parts of the new iPhone leaked that can be trusted. I think we won't get reliable rumors and leaks before the mass production of the iPhone 6 started.

76. stealthd unregistered

Except there's no curve on the front, or maybe you've never seen an S3

33. kalloud

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Didn't anyone notice? Where's the apple logo ???!

38. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Another extra row of icons start to hurt my eyes.

78. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Are you drunk?

49. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Looking at the back reminds me when you buy some sticker, and you pull it out.

73. gregoryyy3 unregistered

thats one of those things you just keep to yourself cause that was not funny even if you say you "weren't trying to be"

77. stealthd unregistered

Yeah it looks just like those HTC phones, if you've never seen them before.

2. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Apple's marketing department leak factory is working overtime. So today we get another round of the same basic leak, but with a little bit better resolution. Even though the final designs for this phone have been done for months. Because the leakers upgraded their cameras but were still not able to take a picture of the real phones being made now?

64. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

This 5.5 inch iphone will be much lager than Note 3 (5.7 inch) That's because of the useless FPScanner magic. Bezels......

4. givemespecs unregistered

I really hope the bezels are smaller than this on the 4.7" model, although it won't look quite so bad on the grey version I guess. I can't believe that Apple will launch a 4.7" phone which is too close in size to say the LG G2 or Galaxy S5, especially when they made such a thing about the 5S being the perfect size for one handed use.

5. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Those bezels on the 4.7" version are pretty bad...

8. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Since when iPhone people started considering the bezels? For them its a must or else how could they differentiate from androids :D

13. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

True, those I sheep will buy anything as long as it has an Apple logo...

79. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Good one!!!! hahahgahahahaha!!!

6. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

More screen size will also lead to more weight.let's see how bulky this device turn out to be. Now finally iPhone users will feel insecure holding such a big device. We might here from them - oops I dropped it as I'm not use to such a huge screen but you know what it feels good finally we can see some Graphics while playing high end games because earlier to this we used to cover 2inch screen with our figures and remaining 2inch was left to see the actual gameplay . :p

68. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

*More screen size will also lead to more weight* Not always. Note 3 (5.7 inch ) is lighter and smaller than Note 1 (5.3 inch) Also all Notes are lighter than Nokia 930 (4.5 inch) But Apple with this useless FPScanner magic, could never make bezels small

74. gregoryyy3 unregistered

"Apple with this useless FPScanner magic" you mean the only cell phone manufacture that got it right? Go try the S5's if you think apple's is bad.

7. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

ifans are still gonna buy this ugly crap no matter what the final model is

21. kiza_88

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

pretty stupid but they will spend mom and dad money :)

44. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Lol wow you guys sound so butthurt lol. There's nobody even here to fight with and you're still trying lol.

75. gregoryyy3 unregistered

Ifan's are going to buy this because they are smart and don't want to spend all their time on the phone with tech support for their carrier..

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