The Apple iPhone 5: cast your wishes here

The Apple iPhone 5: cast your wishes here
Tomorrow, the Apple iPhone 5 is expected to finally break cover and show itself to the world. It’s expected to be the biggest redesign and redefinition we’ve ever seen in the iPhone family bringing features like LTE, new design with a larger screen and more processing power.

To that we say great. Most of those things like LTE have been on other smartphones running Android and Windows Phone devices for a while. But since Apple will put an end to all speculations and rumors tomorrow, and hit us with reality (trust us, it’s for good), we feel like today is a great day to think about all the features we want the next iPhone to have.

First, let’s start with a little disclaimer - we’re talking realistic stuff. You probably have friends that are still curious when the iPhone will project holograms or transform into a tablet by... pinching to zoom of all things. The answer is not this year, not next year, and probably not ever in the foreseeable future.

Here’s a couple of suggestions that we’ve seen become reality in other phones, but are still not on the iPhone. What’s your wish for the new Apple iPhone? Do you think Apple will ever make one of those a reality? And does the iPhone really need one of those for you to still like it? Sound off in the comments below.

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. kirholstov

Posts: 146; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

I'd like to see something really innovative and new

7. No_Nonsense unregistered

Prepare to be disappointed.

8. kirholstov

Posts: 146; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

That's why I'll buy an Android or a WP8 phone

18. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

2 main reasons I don't get an iPhone: iTunes and price. for WP, it's just Zune.

14. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

How about a 12/13 MP camera??

19. No_Nonsense unregistered

Is it something new to the phone industry? To the iPhone yes, but then the N8 had a 12MP sensor 2 years ago. Heck, even the Pixon 12 and another phone had it before the N8. There are 13MP shooters on Japanese phones and Optimus G.

24. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

And a 16MP one on the HTC Titan 2, as well as others. Of course, MPs aren't everything, as we all should know

26. No_Nonsense unregistered

I ain't telling more the MP the better. It all depends on how pixels are used, lens used, bla bla bla. I'm telling that we've seen 12/13/16/41Mp sensors on a phone before and it wouldn't exactly be new or innovative for the industry as a whole. But to a certain group of people and the iPhone it's new.

36. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I wouldn't say "to a certain group of people". It's new to a lot of people. Most people are rocking 8 megapixel cameras or less.

9. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

The only area that potentially will be new, is in the camera and the chipset. There were rumors about a quad-core A6 being released, but that kind of jump usually shows up first in the iPad. There have been almost no leaks about the camera in the new iPhone, so curiosity overwhelms in that area. Everything else is more incremental improvement.

15. thelegendofmari

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

What could possible be new? What is out there that is so new it would blow your mind? The first one blew your mind because it was completely "new"...after that then it's basically re-designing the same thing...what could any of these mobile phone possible bring out that would blow your mind with "something really innovative and new"??? The first is always the most mind blowing...Peace

27. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

new design both hardware and ui bcuz everybody got bored that design

34. Droiddoes unregistered

LMAO, hope in one hand, sh*t in the other...

2. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

I wish people would realize the iPhone 5 is not worth the hype.

11. PotDragon

Posts: 214; Member since: Jul 22, 2011

Good luck with that; people still claim the i4s is innovative. 3g in 2012...cutting edge. Sigh. I wish PA would stop with the posts about this handset until they at least have the correct name. Why not just repost the wish list from last year that did not happen. Bigger screen, bigger battery, LTE speed....all claimed for last year. None appeared. Let's see if PA has ANYTHING correct about this handset this year.

17. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

actually I read an article on how this whole hype could be a trap. these leaks could be orchestrated by Apple and the real design and all is hiding somewhere... remeber the iPhone 5 leaks last year that were so realistic but ended up with the 4S? i can't say it will be revolutionary but I can't say it won't be either. just wait till the announcement guys, the more we comment and care, the more these websites will give us news about it, that's the way media works.

3. Raptor9142

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

APple copied Samsung's Projector idea....

10. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

This is the right time for Samsung to sue this time around...

4. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

These are the kinda wishes which set ifans up for major disappointment each year. Its essentially an iphone 4 again this year except a stretched screen,ifans need to accept this reality,it was the same situation last year.

37. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

let's wait for the damn thing to be announced before we start critiquing. The iPhone 4 was not a disappointment. The only reason why the iPhone 4S was a disappointment was because everyone thought it would be the iPhone 5. If we knew ahead of time it was going to be a 4S version, people wouldn't have reacted so intensely.

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Haha,, you said it"wishes" ,, cause we all know they ain't coming true,,, lol come on,, its apple

6. aravinddr

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

looking forward for a real innovation in this spectacular September ...... best wishes for upcoming apple event....

12. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

My wishes for the iPhone 5 is for it to have a big screen with 3d technology(which is very much unlikely), a quad core processor overclocked at a very high speed, removable battery and micro sd support. But then again, those are just wishes that other manufacturers already had a long time ago so...better stick with android or windows phone

13. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

i want it to be SMASH PROOF just like nokia 3310

16. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

The next iPhone will be free It will have a removable battery And a micro sd slot And a micro usb And you can put directly MP3 files And you can play any kind of video files It will be solid and not fragile like glass It will last 10 years if you want It will not burn or explode You don't need to sleep outside of the shop to get one Etc etc

40. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

You can also hold it however you want :D

20. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Play Avenged Sevenfold on Boot-Up

21. gregoryyy3 unregistered

Something I'd really want.. For all the android fans to stfu and let iPhone people be excited. Sorry that android is really unstable and iOS isn't.

31. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

same can be said to all the ifans who dont know anything a talk crap about every other OS just like you did with the line 'android is really unstable' how about some facts to prove this everyone has a preferred OS but iphone users get so tranfixed with apple they believe nothin can compare....in reality its iOS playing catch up now besides this is a phone site and from whta ive read most comments just state the obvious, android and even symbian ( the so called dead OS) has had these features for awhile if you cant handle your precious phone been criticised them maybe you shouldnt be on here

32. gregoryyy3 unregistered

If the iPhones now and the next iPhone has everything iPhone users want and are happy with it then why criticize it? I don't remember anyone saying that you had to buy an iPhone, correct? Get over it, android users are always the ones to be first to comment on these iPhone adds but get mad when iPhone users defend themselves. How about you go to another page considering this one has nothing to do with you. And actually it is proven that android to this day is still buggy and iOS is the most stable os platform for the past 5 years. When androids break then your screwed, cause either you have to go pay for another one or restore your phone. Apple's customer service is great and they swap out your phone for you like nothing when in rare instance your iPhone isn't working properly. Good luck tryin to get htc Samsung or any other manufacturer to swap one out for you.

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