The iPhone 5 might look like this when held

The iPhone 5 might look like this when held
Even if you have not been following the news closely, you might have heard that the next iPhone will likely have a bigger screen, probably measuring 4 inches in diagonal. Rumors from numerous sources suggest that the new model's screen will be as wide as the one on the iPhone 4S, yet taller, bringing the display's aspect ratio to 16:9. We've seen plenty of images allegedly exposing the device's taller front panel, and just recently, evidence inside iOS 6 beta 4 showed that the interface can host an additional row of home screen icons.

So yeah, chances are that the iPhone 5 will be taller than the current model, but how exactly will it look like when you're holding it? Well, here are several renders of the next iPhone that can answer that question with decent accuracy, as long as the device's rumored design and dimensions turn out to be true. Hopefully, using the next iPhone with a single hand will be as easy as it is on the iPhone 4S despite the increase in height, just like analysts expect it to.

So what do you, guys and girls, think? Would you find the new iPhone pretty even if it looks like this in the palm of your hand? Share your thoughts with us by dropping a comment below.

source: Nowhere Else (Translated) via Redmond Pie

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  • 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)



1. Auggie69

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 11, 2011

Omg That changes Everything AGAIN.......

12. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

The white one looks downright retarded. The black one gives it a slightly better look because it doesn't show exactly how elongated it is. In the end they are just a stretch armstrong version of the iPhone4. Pass.

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

If u think those r the new iPhone ur stupid

25. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

this has been leaked consistently from many, many outlets. i think it's pretty safe to say that this is the new iPhone. i like the way the black one looks. o:

47. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

I'm just happy they finally caved and used the modern standard aspect ratio of 16:9. Seriously why haven't they been using it?

79. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude look what happened n 2010 when gizmodo got the iPhone 4. Apple sent a cease and return letter, the police, and filed charged and had Jason chens home raided. There has been no reaction to these mockups on apples part, cuz that's all they r. Apple is being very secretive with the new device. So once again, if u think these r the new iPhone ur stupid.

105. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

then why did Tim Cook react so strongly about the leaks that have been going on? remember Apple has changed Management since the iPhone 4. also why has this been leaked from everybody that's supposedly making parts for it? you think this is some kind of collaborative ploy between multiple, different companies? it wouldn't make sense. this design and configuration ties together all of the solid rumors there have been for the new iPhone, there's nothing here to dispute it's authenticity. if i'm stupid for not calling this bogus then fine.

116. Hemlocke unregistered

The only real management changes have been Steve Jobs and Mark Papermaster. This is not the new iPhone. Does anyone remember the story about the iPhone 5 that was being developed in parallel with the 4s, last year, and Steve Jobs himself was leading the 5 team? They didn't release it because it wasn't quite ready, so the 4s got the nod. The leaked photos are last year's 5 parts, not what will be announced this year. "Doubling down" on secrecy isn't allowing a supply chain that you can kill with a pulled order leak every part to actually put together a full device. "Doubling down" is giving everyone what they want, "spy photos," allowing the hype to build, and then yanking the carpet out from under everyone with the real deal. This is Apple's version of market research.

28. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

The iphone looks the same as its previous models. I think your the stupid one

65. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

And it will probably look the same as early models.. I don't think Apple is going to change the basic design!!

80. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yeah ok

120. shanesteele6

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

completely agree

94. Phullofphil

Posts: 1822; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

i thought the same thing about the iphone 4 being ugly and cheap looking but it turned out to be top notch dsign wise except for the fact that i still think its stupid no matter how good it looks to have glass on both sides

19. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Omg... Everyone stop with the "This Changes Everything" quote already! That term hasn't been used since the release of the second iPad almost two years ago!

36. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

But that's the fun in it!

44. saltydog15

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

man youtube would look great on this.. if IOS 6 doesnt remove it...

81. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It'll b a stand alone downloadable app from the app store. Google confirmed it

97. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yep. I don't know y some one would thumb down that but I guess lol.

73. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

That is true =P

74. The_Godfather

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

All over again lolzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Brand new 200 features... This is what we have never built before. We have introduced another row of applications in this phone. Which gonna change everything again. It would change how humanity use a cell phone Oh My Lord save me from this crap.....

87. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

you can save yourself by not following news on iPhone 5....but you know you will

2. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

I really hope the iPhone 5 looks nothing like this, it look absolutley ugly and with iOS its gonna looke even more outdated!! I'll stick with my iPhone 4 for now then...

13. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

i think the iPhone's design doesn't really need much change except for the bigger screen, thinner and glass removal, so this could really be a good job. what really sucks about iPhone's is really iOS. it's very boring and useless like an app launcher. Go Launcher does a better job than it.

33. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

And what's android a widget launcher? What's windows a tile launcher? Lame argument.

35. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Android is more advance mobile os in the world, unlike iOS still struggling to cope up with android's features and functionality. Android 2.1 = iOS6 but android 2.1 still much better. Widgets, shortcuts, gestures, live tiles, live wallpapers are all features in a true smartphone. Iphone is like a feature phone, nokia meego is way better than iphone. It's true iphone is just an app launcher. Why? After turning on your iphone, what you do next? What you will do in your homescreens, staring?? Of course you have to LAUNCH an app in your iphone. Do I have a lame argument also itaco50??!!

37. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

So on your android you don't launch apps? On your PC even you launch apps. You named gimmicks and widgets. Nothing special.

43. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

you don't defend iOS simply by downplaying Android. it's come much too far for that anymore, especially with ICS+. iOS does what it's supposed to do right now by attracting mainstream consumers that want something simple and easy to use. to say otherwise in-dignifies iOS by being compared directly with Android. remember Apples and Oranges, a term i'm sure you've even used in the past. advanced users naturally are going to gravitate more towards Android being that it's more feature rich and immensely expandable with even more features that you otherwise wouldn't be able to use with closed Operating Systems. if it came down to choosing between media players like the iPod Touch and the Galaxy Player series i'd probably get an iPod Touch because i'd want the most third party content and the most power i could get for playing games but when it comes to our phones most of us want expanded functionality and personality out of them and that's where Android delivers. i don't see how you're not tired of this taco. you've even become famed around here for your futile attempts at opening people up to your views. it's just not going to happen.

46. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Android really can't do anything I can't do on iPhone

52. JessJess unregistered

You kidding? It has an app that can build you an island, then it turns into a jet and flys you there.

61. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

and serve you peanuts on the way. ;D

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