Purported design schematics for the iPhone 5 confirm an opening for a 4" display

Purported design schematics for the iPhone 5 confirm an opening for a 4
Purported design schematics for the next iPhone have emerged, confirming what the leaked parts yesterday showed, namely an opening for a display that is roughly 4" in size.

Back-of-the-napkin calculations from the engineering blueprint return about 7mm taller and slightly wider front panel part than what we have now, which is not much at all, and certainly preferable than increasing the width too much and messing up with one-handed operation.

Purported design schematics for the iPhone 5 confirm an opening for a 4" display
CEO Tim Cook said yesterday they will double-down on secrecy about Apple's upcoming products, which might have something to do with the current leaks, or it could just be one of the many prototypes and even an elaborate decoy and Apple unveils something totally out of whack - these schematics look rather legit, though.

source: MacRumors

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13 Comments

1. Phullofphil

Posts: 1740; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Nice first on a iPhone rumor artical. Also this maybe true but I think this rumor is just to get attention to whoever

2. kach22

Posts: 153; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Buying it will still make me the same sheep.

3. angelesmec unregistered

Sweet design more screen and less bezel but please add homecreen functionality to it and not just 1 but multiple homescreens like Android.

4. maverick786us

Posts: 157; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Another decoy

5. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

it looks very similar to that fake dummy we had the other day.

6. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

This is part of the doubling down - 2x the 'leaks' in the run-up to product announcements.

10. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Most of these leaks are wrong so I wouldn't read too much into it

7. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

This is the safest way for Apple to protect the REAL design.

8. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Look, they are copying Samsung!!! lol

11. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Hey man stop trolling

9. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

That super thin bezel on the sides will make it a challenge to have a good case that surrounds the phone and not cover part of the screen

12. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I'm looking forward to the new iPhone. I don't think we'll find out till fall. iOS 6 is only a few weeks away though!

13. paulislegend

Posts: 42; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Yawn*

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