New set of cases for iPhone 5 show possible redesign

New set of cases for iPhone 5 show possible redesign
Yet another set of photos of alleged cases for the Apple iPhone 5 has appeared that shows a possible redesign that includes rounded edges and new placement for the device’s mute switch.

There are three cases that were posted on an online retail site, so the legitimacy of these may be in question. However there have been other past leaks that show a similar redesign which makes these a little more believable.

The cases themselves look bigger than the current ones offered for the iPhone 4. They show rounded edges as opposed to the squared design of Apple’s current flagship smartphone. The volume buttons look to be in the same spot as every previous iPhone model but the mute switch is shown on the opposite side.

The retail site has a dummy iPhone in the images of the cases. However, when shown from the back the dummy device has no flash next to the camera. The opening on the case itself looks big enough to accommodate a flash though.

Out of all the cases that have leaked claiming to be for the next-gen iPhone, one of them just has to be right eventually, right?

source: Slash Gear


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23 Comments

1. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Looks pretty decent.

2. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Honestly, iPhone rumors right now aren't worth reading especially when the Oct 4th event is just a week away.

16. shafboy

Posts: 179; Member since: Sep 26, 2010

I think the rumours are pretty annoying right now tbh :/

17. kdotcom

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 17, 2010

FYI the October 4th event is a rumor. Apple has not officially announced anything.

24. Phullofphil

Posts: 1822; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Yes they have made it official

4. doe! unregistered

looks more like ipod touch cases to me....

19. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I was thinking the same thing. I doubt Apple will release an iPod touch phone.

5. SpanishDeveloper

Posts: 43; Member since: Aug 25, 2011

Oh dear, another alleged iphone 5 cases! This is getting exciting! (xd)

6. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Ill get excited in a couple days when another set of iPhone 5 cases are leaked.

8. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

why even post here?

10. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I have every right to post here just as much as you do. The next time you want to troll on an android article ill remember you said this.

12. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

Let's not pretend that you and a horde of other Android enthusiast don't post on almost every iphone/Apple article. Also there are Iphone fans who post on almost every Android article. So let's not play the I only posted this because you posted on X Android Article. Also, I like both so I can do whatever I want. ; )

13. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

first i have an android phone(sgs2). second its widely known you have emotional issues for technology as evident in your posts. Third, im actually interested in the next iphone, are u? Who is the troll?

15. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Its nice to have a level headed person around here.

11. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

He's a moron troll don't try to use logic with him. It won't work.

20. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

You're the one to talk taco. Logic for you ha

21. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yea, its kinda like talking to taco, miz, or gallito. logic escapes them.

25. Phullofphil

Posts: 1822; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I don't get it do you have to pick one or the other or something. I like android and apple. Don't care which one comes out with something better. All I now is I probably will end up with bothe kinds and switching between the two throughout the year. I like to think I am an old school phone geek that loves new tech especially phone and computers. Oh and cars. I am sure there is more

7. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

For me it is simple. If the new Iphone is a redesign I will get it. If not, there are too many great alternatives coming out to ignore. Between the Vigor(Also horribly named the Rezound) and the Droid Prime/Nexus Prime alone. I like the Iphone, but I'm also a fan of companies atleast trying to make the consumer happy.

9. Eingild

Posts: 203; Member since: Apr 19, 2011

What's taking them so long?

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

They are churning the market.

18. Boo Ya! unregistered

I love everyone! I'd like to see the new iphone and I'm a droid guy.

22. ipod unregistered

I BET YOU ALL OF THESE CASES ARE FOR IPOD TOUCH, NOT IPHONE.

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