Next-gen iPhone might be the iPhone 5G, screen and front panel spotted

Next-gen iPhone might be the iPhone 5G, screen and front panel spotted
Just a couple of days ago we saw what was said to be first images of the next-generation iPhone widely referred to as the iPhone 5S, and today we get to see one more piece of the Apple puzzle. The name of the next-gen iPhone might actually be ‘iPhone 5G’, if we were to believe the signage on a box from China allegedly containing the screen of that upcoming iPhone.

Too many ifs, aren’t there? You should definitely take all this with a grain of salt as with everything Apple, but these leaks do look legit.

The leaked front panel and screen look no different than the current iPhone 5, and that falls in line with earlier whispers of changes occurring mostly under the hood with the new Apple device. For now, that’s all there is to it - a simple front panel that is not hooked up to a chip.

The iPhone rumor mill is churning new material every day, though, and it’s heard on the grapevine that Apple is preparing for a September announcement for both an ‘iPhone 5G’ and a plastic iPhone 5C.



source: USwitch

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39 Comments

1. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Damn every hour news or rumors about the new iphone, please stop it!

2. jshan

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

cz the day of new iphones unviel ,, is the most important day in mobile industry .. thats y its always appearing new segments bout an iphones .

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31258; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude they report tech news. Stop coming to the site every hour, to check the news. See problem solved.

14. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

well said Dark, its not PA but it kinda ruins it for me when we know exactly what a phone will be like from rumours, e.g.. LG G2 and Moto X where no surprise as there where so many leaks however iOS 7 was kept nicely under wraps!

35. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

and still looks the same damn.

3. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

The future of 5G Network just went dark!

4. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Gee... what a groundbreaking design! pppfff As if! Everybody complaint about Samsung Galaxy S4 design being too similar to S3, but this is even worse! Apple should update their designs for once. It's about time.

6. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

people started complaining since the 3GS, same design as 3G,4S same as 4, now 5S ( or 5G ) same as 5 so next year we will see a new design...

10. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Atleast they don't use (till now) a bigger number and just use a suffix, which gives a hint that it is related to 5, unlike Samsung, which uses same design, but uses a bigger number, as in S4 instead of something like S3-S or something.

30. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

but they update their specs in every new phone! S3: HD 4.7" SuperAMOLED screen + Quadcore chip (international version) // S4: 5" Full HD SuperAMOLED screen + Octacore chip (international version) + Air gestures. I think they really are innovative. They got stuck with S4 design, I admit that, but even LG copies their designs, which aren't groundbreaking either but why is LG copying them then?

37. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

So was the iP 4S over the 4. From single core to dual core and performance per core And the screen was improved as well. Camera too. Not to mention the GPU. Also Siri (if that counts).

38. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

4.8 AMOLED 720p screen to a 5 inch 1080p screen. 2100 mah battery to a 2600mah battery. 8.5mm to 7.9mm. and the list goes on and on. How much more of a sequel can you get? lol As far as I know. the Iphone 4 to 4s wasn't even close to those changes. Externally it was the placement of the vibrate switch, that's it. And the screen was hardly a improvement. People complained about it being yellow tinted but otherwise it was the same resolution and same size. Unlike the HUGE sequel type jump from 4.8 720p AMOLED to 5 inch 1080p AMOLED that owns everything according to display mate.

34. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Except Samsung has done it a grand total of once, if you can even make that argument, while Apple has done it their entire existence. The GS3 was so different from the GS2 that people complained abotu the shape. And with the GS4, well, it's smaller for one and there are many many differences that the haters just refuse to see. With these iphones, save the position of the vibrate switch, they are EXACTLY the same on the outside so they should be called the 3g or 4s. With the S4, just the fact that it has a bigger screen, a different shape, different dark colour, and is smaller overall than the GS3 completely ruins the media and the haters arguments. Basically, Samsung spent real money changing their factories and parts when designing the GS4. They didn't use the same molds and parts as the GS3 so it is every bit deserving to be called the 4. With Apple they are re using the same frames and molds for most of it so they can't call it a true sequel. People were just out to hate on the GS4 from the start, that is all.

5. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

wow all new design ;)

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

5S, 5C and now 5G.... only name is changing and design is not...

25. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

Either way: G, C, S or GS; they all get an F!

8. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Well... seeing as how you can already order a 5G lcd digitizer from Amazon, this may have nothing to do with the next iPhone and simply be a part replacement order for the current one. http://www.amazon.com/iPhone-Screen-Display-Digitizer-Touch/dp/B00B60E9X2

11. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I call BS. An iPhone 5G would be blatantly misleading. There are no 5G networks yet.

12. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

my immediate thought exactly!

13. gazmatic

Posts: 812; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=5g but it could be a fake.... who knows samsung claimed that they had the first 5g network in 2012

15. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Yeah, and Sprint called WiMAX the first 4G network in 2008. That was BS too.

17. gazmatic

Posts: 812; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

nokia is also working on 5g supposedly telco is planning on switching to it "soon" the eu wanst it before 2020 5g does exist but not commercially... at least not in the version we would use in years to come its still prototype and subject to change. plus everybody has to agree on the standard i doubt apple would be the first 5g mobile but if they are... good for them gob knows iphone needs something groundbreaking to wow anybody(besides ifans)

18. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

No way no day would Apple jump on unproven network tech. They were a year behind bringing 3G and 4G to the iPhone.

24. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Based on data transfer protocols, WiMax is 4G. Cant say the same for AT&T and T-Mobiles HSPA+ nonsense that came out shortly afterwards.

31. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Nobody's 4G is 'true' 4G (100 Mbps), but at least LTE is on the right track. WiMax and HSPA+ were stopgap measures, but don't tell that to the marketing geniuses who decided 4G is a speed, not a technology.

16. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

can't tell if this is the front of the 4, 4s or 5...

19. jamesedward318 unregistered

You know when Jobs was alive there were never this many leaks of Apple devices and products. Now that Cook has the reigns of the company seems like everything is leaking out except Apple employees social security numbers.

20. joey18

Posts: 668; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

1 year to make the same phone thast sucks apple need to have young ceo tim cook is too old apple is looosing the cool remmber me blackberry apple needs to learn the lesson b is to late

21. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

o brother.... now when 5G actually becomes a reality, all my phone illiterate friends/relatives will thinking that the iphone already had 5G service because this phone is called the 5G.... (but the iphone probably wont have 5G service until around the iphone 7D)

23. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

My sister in law tried to tell me 3 years ago that the iPhone 4 had 4G... oy.

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