Compare the size of the Apple iPhone 6 with the Apple iPhone 5

Compare the size of the Apple iPhone 6 with the Apple iPhone 5
The Apple iPhone 6 is rumored to carry a 4.7 inch screen. That is up from the 4 inch screen that debuted with the Apple iPhone 5. Prior to that, Apple's iconic smartphone had a 3.5 inch screen, which Steve Jobs felt was the perfect size for one handed use. When even mini versions of Android flagships started hitting 5 inches, iPhone users were getting restless about a larger screen for their pride and joy. 

To show you the difference between the Apple iPhone 6 and the Apple iPhone 5, images show the two phones in various poses, showing off the larger size of the new model. The photos also let us see how much thinner the iPhone 6 will be. Other changes include the rounded corners, and the now infamous protruding camera on the Apple iPhone 6.

With the upcoming 4.7 inch version of the iPhone, the power button is moved from the top of the phone to the side, making it easier for those with smaller hands to reach. The round volume rockers have become elongated buttons, and the bottom of the phone now shows one single row of speakers, compared to the previous two double rows. This is interesting because a picture allegedly revealing the Apple iPad Air 2, shows Apple doing something similar to the tablet's two double rows of speakers on the bottom of the slate. Instead of twin double rows of speaker holes, the iPad Air 2 has twin single rows. This might confirm earlier speculation that the iPhone 6 would take its design cues from the iPad Air 2, and might even be called the Apple iPhone Air.

Check out the different look between the Apple iPhone 6 and the Apple iPhone 5 by clicking on the slideshow below. And we'd be remiss if we didn't suggest opening the kitchen cabinet, and pulling out some salt to take these pictures with.


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source: Yaya888 (translated) via gizmobic

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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

dat version bit better than gold version. I dislike the back design tho

2. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Mee two brah

34. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

It looks like the current ipod touch

16. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

dildo

3. blitzkreig

Posts: 103; Member since: Aug 18, 2014

hmmmm

4. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

That protruding camera ruins the clean look of the phone IMO. And I really don't get why Apple and its iHerd is so obsessed with extreme thinness..

7. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Because what else are they going to say when they present the phone? Apparently, no fragmentation and no. of app downloads are not enough for iFans.

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

They just want to brag that it's their innovation.

13. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 261; Member since: May 15, 2013

I'm not buying the protruding camera, I'm pretty sure Apple has found a way to make it flush with the phone, just like that China Telecom picture is showing.

17. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

It seems pretty set in stone from all the leaks lately...

26. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 261; Member since: May 15, 2013

I don't think so. Apple usually being obsessed with seamless design, the camera on those pictures just seems too gross to be the real deal. I think they'll come up with something flush eventually.

28. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

"Apple usually being obsessed with seamless design" At least until they run out of innovation to. Then they just bend their Apple reality to make protruding cameras "beautiful". Remember the new iPad? It was fatter, heavier and all around crappier than the iPad 2, yet people still went totally crazy about it.

36. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

The newest iPod Touch has a protruding camera...

41. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

It is just like the one on the ipod touch, apple design

37. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I agree. This race to making the thinnest phone ever is creating a lot of unnecessary compromises. Just look at the Motorola Droid Razr or even as far back as the Droid X and it's protruding camera housing. They should've at least placed in a larger battery (instead of making me buy the extended battery that adds only 1mm more to the thickness). Hopefully this mockup isn't real.

5. vuyonc

Posts: 1089; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Cheeky speech bubbles LOL

6. TheCynicalTechie

Posts: 78; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Looks like my iPod.

8. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Looks so HTC One M7...and even the M7 didn't have a protruding camera. Protruding cameras are so 2012 (S3, One X, etc.), which is where this phone belongs.

20. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Don't forget that all of the Galaxy series phones have protruding cameras, although they are much better looking than Apple's implementation...

9. Nkolsen

Posts: 60; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

OMG they copied android OEM's with that button setup......Sue them for billions.....

21. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

That's what Apple would do if it was the other way round, lol...

10. OldNorseBruin

Posts: 235; Member since: Mar 12, 2013

Well, at least they both will have ONE thing in common: NO 1080x1920 screen. iCHUMPS...

14. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Sorry disappointing you. 4.7" will be 960p and 5.5" will be 1280p.

19. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

I dont care about resolution actually. I care about pixel density.

22. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

That would make 416 and 475 each.

23. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

thats very good. why ppl complain about that ?

24. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

They are not complaining but trolling. BTW, there was an article here about iPhone's resolutions to be much less. Androtakus *want to* believe that.

35. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

wooohooo 960!!

38. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Yup, a resolution that's not very common, not even in the desktop/ laptop realm of things. The MacBook Air is 1300x900 with 768 being the step below. Everything else is 1080p and up.

31. metalspy101

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

???iphone 4.7 will be 326ppi iphone 5.5 will be 461??? ACCORDING TO PHONEARENA..

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