New report says Apple is working on two large-screened iPhone models with curved glass

A published report on Sunday cites someone familiar with Apple's plans who says that the Cupertino based tech titan is working on larger-screened versions of the Apple iPhone; according to this source, Apple is working on two new models, both of which could be released in the second half of next year. Both models are said to employ glass that curves downward at the edges...
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31. mturby unregistered

lg should partner with samsung and sue them

32. ilia1986 unregistered

Wow a larger iphone *yawn*.

36. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

With a "curved" glass nonetheless. Can anyone say 2011 galaxy nexus.......But since apple will the the creator it will be "All New(TM)" and "Revolutionary(TM)"

44. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

Actually 2010 Nexus S, it has curved glass.

33. GeekMovement unregistered

lol and all of my friends who had iPhones looked at my galaxy and were like "pft those phones are way too big to use" (note the phone i had back then was 4.5" display) now they're gonna get it (: or they can upgrade to the iPhone 5S and stay there forever.

81. HouTexan

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Hell yeah. It's going to be so funny watching ifans get the bigger screen and I'll bring up how they said my phone was too big.

34. TomTheNerd

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

If they do, they'll probably make the resolution so that it's perfectly 350+ PPI, no FullHD. You can already imagine the ads, "revolutionary", "innovation", "fantastically big (5.5 one)

37. Nayabandaa

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Ray S : .... blah blah.. Apple has given a whole new dimension, whole new meaning to large size in phones and has finally showed this world that yes, a big phone can be cool.

38. Pattycakes

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 20, 2013

User: What is the best screen size Ray S: Well I think apple has the best size with 4 inch screen. *2 months later the iPhone with 4.7 screen releases* Ray S: Well I think apple has the best screen size with 4.7 inches.

39. Pattycakes

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 20, 2013

In all seriousness i might actually buy one. I was really hoping Apple would make a 4.5 inch screen or somewhere close. If it's priced decently i'll go for it, if not i'm getting the Nexus 5.

40. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

This is apple we are talking about. Since it will be a 4.x inch phone, it will be more expensive than the current 5s.

48. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

4.7 is BIG? Anything below 5.5 would be small in 2014 :)

49. improv

Posts: 96; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

A larger iPhone is very enticing for me. Still, after a couple days of using the Nexus 5, I'm not sure if I'll ever want to go back to iOS :P

54. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Can't wait to grab this phablet. Apples about to really put that 64 bit architecture to use. Xperiadroid, may I please say bring it on apple?

58. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Getting bored with your 5S? If you want a real 64-bit architecture, wait for Sammy to release its 64-bit architecture along with 4Gb of RAM (Note 4 most likely, but amybe in the GS V).

61. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude this device is a year away, and just to let you know I get bored with any device after a couple months. There's 4 things that I don't get bored with 1 money 2 working out 3 cars 4 my wife. My 5S, and note 2 are great devices, but once you learn em (and it doesn't take me long) you've learned em bro.

72. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Dude, you better not let your wife see your post above! If she is not priority 1, you are going to be living in Hell until you can convince her that she is #1 priority for you. If all of a sudden, she starts busting your cojones, you know why. Maybe you should beg the PA mods to delete your post? Seriously.

99. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

money, cars and women? Sounds like a bad rap music video LOL JOKE

64. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What're rocking now Droid?

73. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Moto Droid Maxx is standing in for the Note 2 and the HTC One replaced the GS III. I may swap one or the other for the L929 if that is compelling.

79. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude you're right, that wasn't necessarily in order, but good one. That was funny lol. +1

84. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

would you kindly to explain what the benefits of 64bit architecture? Especially with 1 gig of ram. I ask the same question on iPad air review but no one answer. I know it's faster than the previous model, but how much faster?

91. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ask apple, I don't build these devices...I buy em.

94. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

"Can't wait to grab this phablet. Apples about to really put that 64 bit architecture to use" well... I'm sorry then, i thought you know the answer (based on your previous comment)

55. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Wow Samsung released the Note 1 (Phablet) in October 2011 and now Apple might be releasing a 4.7 and 5.5 in September 2014. 3 years is way too long!!! Apple should release a larger phone every year between Feb/March. Samsung has got a really good start in the phablet market "they did start it" However I know that Microsoft are working on a NPen for the next Nokia Lumia 1525 which will be 6.2 inch and have full Microsoft office and a 50megapixel camera (this will be the ultimate phablet).

59. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's no such thing as way too long. Apples done just fine without one, if you bother to look at their sales, however adding it will only increase their lineup. I hope Nokia has a heckuva compression/editing system for that 50 meg camera too, or you won't be able to share anything from it. Remember it's not all about mega pixels dude, simply look no further than apple, and samsungs outstanding cameras. C'mon grape, are you a techie, or another Dorothy69 dude?

62. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Oops "there's"

63. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Now now tiger. Nokia/Microsoft have already stated that they will push the standard on internal storage to 128GB plus including 2 microsd slots. I promise you Nokia/Microsoft will release at least a 50mpixel phone camera in 2014, the tables are turning whether people like it or not. I will put my neck on the line, Apple mobile division will be worthless by the end of 2016. They are investing heavily in iglass and will say there is no need for mobile phones. Watch this space :)

80. darkkjedii

Posts: 30825; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ok we'll see grape, time will tell.

82. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Nokia's 41mp camera crushes all of Apples and Androids cameras at the moment. It's not even a comparison. The trick for the editing and sharing is the camera saves two images. One is a huge raw image and the other is a processed jpeg for sharing. The lossless zooming and incredible detail even on cropped photos are just untouchable by a 8-13mp shooter. I got a 928 as a backup and even the 8.7mp is awesome with a xenon flash. Wp8 on the other hand...

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