Apple testing iPhone 6 with larger, 4.9-inch display, 5c successor also to come with bigger screen

Apple testing iPhone 6 with larger, 4.9-inch display, 5c successor also to come with bigger screen
Apple has allegedly started testing a prototype for its new iPhone 6 with a larger, 4.9” screen. Apple is said to be preparing two new iPhones next year and both should come with larger displays, according to Chinese CTech. The information is, of course, unofficial, but we’ve heard it from multiple sources by now that Apple is indeed considering a larger screen for its iPhones.

This current news stresses that the 4.9-inch prototype device that Apple is allegedly testing would be the successor of the iPhone 5s, but makes it clear there is no information about the possible screen size of the iPhone 5c successor that should also be in the works. It however seems logical to assume that it would also feature a 4.9” screen, judging by the fact that right now the iPhone 5c and 5s have equal screen sizes.

Now, even if it’s indeed true that Apple is testing 4.9” iPhone prototypes this is merely a hint of what might come, and does not necessarily mean Apple would indeed choose 4.9” as the final size. Other sources have earlier suggested a very strange possibility that the new iPhone would come with a curved convex (bulging outward) display.

Keep in mind that it’s still early days of prototype testing for the next iPhone that is expected to come in some 10 months. Still, what do you think about a larger screen on Apple’s bread and butter device?

source: CTech via Unwired View

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1. android_hitman unregistered

Let's see it.. But if the previous article was right and Iphone 6 will be 50$ to 100$ more expensive than the Iphone5s than f*ck you apple.

4. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Of course it will be more expensive. It's apple after all.

37. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Yea, and watch all the iFans go "OMG, its so innovative, my thumb grew an inch within the last year just enough to let me reach all over the big screen". Price was never their concern, they've always paid more for less so they'll pay for it again.

49. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Wow, you guys don't even need iPhone fans anymore....u just have full out arguments by yourselves.

56. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

No ones arguing, we're just adding on to each others' statements. It's more like a circle jerk than an argument.

79. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

dear finalflash there is no co*ck-suc*king iFan who calls apple innovative they are more busy eating sh*it so that they can save money for iFuc*kers shi*ty product called iphone and ipad

61. Tommy1960i

Posts: 144; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

I don't think it will be more expensive than iPhone 5s because Apple needs market share plus they have a tradition on handset prices wich will not go away anytime soon.

50. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I believe Apple should have this size but also the regular 4" size. Some iphone users will not want a bigger screen size, but also understandably do not want their phone nerfed. Hopefully Apple can better handle their customers' demands than some phone manufacturers that seem to think that smaller screen device fans are okay with low or mid range specs only.

72. Lucas_kim

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

one of the most reason people nowaday not going to buy an iphone is because of the screen size... once apple makes it big.. apple is the king!!

85. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

finally the company which call others a copy cat is copying the trend of others by making bigger size... now bigger size will be a true innovation bcoz apple is doing it... most probably they will put a case against samsung after releazing 4.9inch bcoz Samsung has 5 inch which ultimately a copy of iphone size... damn you samsung, you copied the size of iphone

2. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

As long as it runs iOS i'm not interested. And it will never happen (Apple moving away from it's own OS)

5. paulyyd

Posts: 340; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

your username leads me to believe you're about 15 years old. No one really cares about your opinion, are you even old enough to use the internet Lol

18. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Wow. You can count 2013-1998. And what do you have against 15 years old people? And btw I'm from Finland and we here have a lot better education than you there in the USA(yeah well I'm not sure if you're from the USA but anyway) so I wouldn't talk like that.

24. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Maybe he is talking about public primary and secundary schools not about (most private)universities...

26. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

+1 to you

25. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Darn are you serious? Yeah I know we don't have many colleges or universities, but in the PISA research thing Finland has always been in the top 3/4 with for example with Japan and South Korea. The basic education level up to high school (we are 18/19 years old when we finish high school) is top notch in Finland, not like in the USA where the education suck unless you go into a expensive private school. And Paris was just ranked as the best city for students (like university students and so on) following by London in the second place. So even the universities are better in Europe than the USA.

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yeah but the USA knows how to kick a$$, and keep folks in check.

43. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Like sneaking into peoples privacy (NSA)?

48. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Shut up you fool. Typical uneducated scum comment!

51. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Typical arrogant American.

57. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011


71. miles16852

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

BULL! get a grip! would ya!

32. moise

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 27, 2011

I could go deep into this but it's not really worth it but.. 1, Best city for students doe's not = best university 2. South Korea...Japan..etc...stats rely on "test taking" Having taught in S. Korea I can assure you that all they do is MEMORIZE...which to me does not =educated. Creative thinking and problem solving skills is virtually non-existent so in short...depends on the methodology 3, it cracks me up when people compare small homogeneous countries with the's like comparing Cleveland to Manhattan Not taking anything away from Finland's education system because I know little of it but I know what is produced by folks that are from the US system. How much technology...innovation...etc is being produced by the top school systems in the world?

42. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Best city for students means that every aspect is top notch, including universities, cost of a semester, cost of living and how the students feel living there. How do then all the biggest innovations and most futuristic technological stuff come from Asia? And wow. How does it matter if a country is homogeneous or not? Are you being racist or something? Saying that only WHITE people count? Just compare the population of Finland and the USA. USA has many times more people, still having almost no more technological innovation. And just look at American cars. Their technology and quality just SUCKS. Compare them to Germans and Japanese. And Sweden and Finland were ranked to the top in computer programming too. And I know what kind of person is an average North American person. I have relatives in Canada and visited the USA, and all I have to say than the knowledge of an average N. American is MUCH less than an average European. And yes I have lived in Hungary and travelled all around Europe, including Italy, Austria, France and UK

55. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013 Wow I wonder why the United States dominates the Top 25 of the worlds major universities and Finland is strangely absent. Seeing as how your Universities are so superior to ours over there in Europe. The U.S. only took 19 of the Top 25 spots, and 4 out of the top 5. Must be a horrible country to receive a degree.

60. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

University of Helsinki is at 76 (one site says 69) which is quite amazing considering that most of the Finns who want a high academic degree go study abroad after high school. And at the start I wasn't talking about universities. I was talking about the basic education. And having the best universities is still nothing. Theres still so many other things to consider, like what do you want to study. And America is not a very safe country, so that should be concidered too. Plus the percentage of Americans who can actually go to thos places is very low. Many of the students in those top universities come from other countries. If we would see an average education level of an American and a European, the American would be much lower.

63. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

You're also the one who needlessly brought the USA in the discussion, and has been bashing it and the 300 million people who live here for no reason. The way you frame things in such a black and white way makes you seem far more immature than your 15 years would suggest. Also, the USA is a very safe country on average. I've certainly never had problems, so long as you don't go to the bad parts of town you likely wont get in a bad situation...and that is logic you can use for any city in the world.

64. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Hah, wrong again. Majority of Ivy League students are American. As far as the US being unsafe, that's preposterous. There are ghettos in the U.S. like in any major city in the world. But I do not, and the majority of my fellow Americans don't fear walking down the street at night. Most crime in America is committed by a small percent of the total population as well. It's not like criminals are running lawless through society.

73. aldridhl

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 12, 2011

heh, way to go guys... this is a mobile tech site, not a education/nation image forum.

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