New photos show leaked iPhone 5 parts fully assembled

New photos show leaked iPhone 5 parts fully assembled
This is the sort of leak that we can get behind. It isn't a leak claiming to be the iPhone 5 itself, or a fake mockup posing as the real thing. This is just the leaked parts believed to be in the iPhone 5 fully assembled into a possible design of what the iPhone 5 may look like when it is released in a couple months. 

The images come from iLab, which took the various leaked parts - volume keys, home button, faceplate, casing, etc - and assembled it all into what could be the body of a black iPhone 5. Unlike some previous leaks, the metal back on this build is the same color as the metal around the edges for a more seamless design. Still, it looks like an iPhone, and isn't a huge departure from what we've seen the last couple times out. 

Of course, if we assume that Tim Cook is holding to some of Steve Jobs' tendencies, this could just be one of a few different possible designs for the next iPhone. That possibility seems to be less and less likely as each leak does show a very similar design.

source: iLab via 9to5Mac

FEATURED VIDEO

151 Comments

1. madmikepr

Posts: 138; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

i wanna buy the photo phone for my home!!! lol

72. The_Godfather

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Holly Christ just look at that design lolzz...Apple is running out of ideas. I am more than sure that Apple's sales for iPhone 5 would be drastically low. Same s**tty design with the same s**tty OS and with the same fake line which they have been using from past couple of years "A device with all new 200 features".. I never found even more than 5 or 6 features lolzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

74. SonyFTW2020

Posts: 311; Member since: May 03, 2012

it actually looks a whole lot better with just it being slimmer and taller....that right there matters ALOT in the phone world...but for me uhh yea like you said its probably still going to have the same old boring OS which will result in a lot of people not getting it or selling it after they tried it out....

77. SonyFTW2020

Posts: 311; Member since: May 03, 2012

On the other hand im sooo tired of the android phones getting bigger and bigger! Hard to find a high end android phone at the 4inch or 4.3 inch level any more...which makes me consider just a bit about getting the iphone 5......at least it looks reeely good and it will FIT right in your hand..thats what would make me "consider" gettin one....but then i would have to sacrifice the android OS for a boring bland ios ....... :(

82. SonyFTW2020

Posts: 311; Member since: May 03, 2012

O yea....and LOADS more of cash... sigh, iphones are pointless

119. The_Godfather

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Dear Taco, you might have to open your eyes and need to come out of your dreams. Don't you know Apple has copied that Siri concept from Android? You don't even own an Apple device dude come on

149. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 968; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

These rumor-boosting fake iphone prototypes aren't even creative. Nobody really knows what the next one will look like. Remember the iphone 5 "leaked" prototypes before the 4S came out? Apple proved a solid point: you wont know until it's released.

94. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

looks exactly like the iphon 4/4s but just bigger

95. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

If I remember right most of the 200 are for Siri, still I would like to see how it stacks aganst up Goolge now for usefulness. It's still a basic smartphone.

73. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

This is a faked iPhone not real until it is in Apple Store.

133. maguro

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

yes apple may be intentionally doing this to distract leakers....

150. breasts

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

You're an idiot. The article clearly states that.

121. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I want a company, any with global distribution, to make a phone with the rumored specs (4" 16:9 screen, body with the two-tone paint/texture) and start selling it ASAP. It doesn't even have to be good, just out and sold worldwide before the next apple phone comes out

2. madmikepr

Posts: 138; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

it look like a fake look the home boton the line of the square is so bold!!

31. Asasindude26

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

Maybe they want people to see it so they can actually see it :D

46. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

It's real....

116. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

the glass sorta sticks out on the 4 and 4s as well...

3. Corpsemaker

Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 10, 2010

I see there is a hole again between the camera and the flash. (For the microphone?)

5. TheLibertine

Posts: 484; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Yes, it's kinda beautiful, especially its back. Not much changes in the front, as with all iPhone models. It's more evolution than evolution, but i like it. Also consider it being very slim.

6. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

We'll see. Apple will have a trick up their sleeve when they announce it. Last year it was Siri. Excited to see what it will be this year. Siri changed the game last year as every OEM is now trying to come out with a Siri competitor.

10. Ubi2447

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

Trying?? Have you not used Google Now?

16. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Google now came out AFTER Siri

25. Asasindude26

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

Maybe but which is better? Later isn't always worse you know ! And voice search came out BEFORE Siri :O

32. slickric620

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Siri was apples response to Googles Voice command tech that has been on all androids for a few years now. Google laid the first blow then delivered the knock out punch with Google Now.

40. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

iPhone has had voice commands since 2009

49. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

android had voice commands since 2008 sir taco. but you're right, apple will have something up their sleeve. maybe useful, but most likely will be a gimmick.

55. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

looks like you forgot, that voice search was crap and goole now is still no match for siri...

62. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

your right.now with siri. i can find out where i can hide dead bodies siri is amazzing. soo revolutionary. now police won't catch me now, with siri siri has alllll i need

96. tedkord

Posts: 17397; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Wow. I mean, I still think the whole idea of talking to your phone is gimmicky and pathetic, but Siri is in no way close to Google Now in function, ability or reality. Probably because Google has been working on for over 5 years, while Apple simply bought out app, dumbed it down, and put it on their phone as a buggy beta just so they could claim they were first.

142. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

google now beats siri in every way; speed, accuracy, and she sounds better too.

* Some comments have been hidden, because they don't meet the discussions rules.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.