The new iPhone 6s may end up thicker than the iPhone 6, leaked schematics reveal

The new iPhone 6s may end up thicker than the iPhone 6, leaked schematics reveal
According to these leaked schematics below, allegedly depicting the dimensions for the upcoming next iPhone 6s, the phone will be slightly thicker than the current, 6.9mm iPhone 6 edition. If the showing here holds water when the new iPhone is announced, then it could be due to several reasons, but hopefully it will be because the iPhone 6s will house a larger battery. 

Given the rumors, however, that Apple's screen suppliers are having issues making enough in-cell touch screens for the alleged higher screen resolution of the iPhone 6s, the new handset could arrive with a slightly thicker lamination, which would explain an eventual 0.2mm move. Another possible screen-related reason is the Force Touch layer that the new iPhone would allegedly incorporate, distinguishing between a light tap, and a full press, like on the Apple Watch.

Alternatively, this might be due to the expected higher camera resolution, if the 12 MP module that is rumored has more girth than the current protruding 8 MP thingy on the back of the iPhone 6. In any case, it is not a big difference, it's just that Apple might exit the exclusive sub-7mm club, though if it is for the sake of a larger battery, that would be a trade off worth taking. What do you think?

Related phones

iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)




Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 05, 2015

waiting for trolls with envious comments ;)

8. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Can we all simply agree that Apple's products are overpriced and have a s**t obsolete hardware?

11. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Sorry, but the obsolete hardware just goes well with their top notch software. Agree on the overpriced part though.

43. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

No excuse for only 16gb that's a 8 of 10 score in reviews just for that one thing in 2015


Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 05, 2015

haha one butthurt spot! go cry somewhere else kid ;D

19. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Same response over and over, care to come with something new? Your account will last like ice cream in Sahara till it get banned again.

12. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

That irony when you're a troll as well.


Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 05, 2015

my kruze boy... everyone is a troll if he/she supports apple. yeah that seems to be fandroids logic ;)

17. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015


28. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

Oh please, he's an insult to tards

22. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Envious of force touch? Only Apple nerds are excited about that seeing as how it literally makes 0 difference use wise. No one will even know it is there for the most part because it is a hidden input. Plus pressure touch has been done to death before, capacitive touch replaced it because pressure touch sucked. Honestly, iFans will eat up everything the Apple marketing team throws out.

25. diehardnokian

Posts: 147; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

hope they get rid off the protruding camera now!

27. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Thus far you have yet to contribute anything related to the article, you simply raced to be the first post in an attempt to cause conflict before anyone else had a chance. So I think you just called yourself out with your comment.

33. waddup121 unregistered

me too...?

48. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Lmfao you're still here, get out your mothers basement, you're life is sad.

2. tedkord

Posts: 17344; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Who would even notice a 0.2mm difference?

5. maherk

Posts: 6828; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Of course it does. Not that they can fit in a bigger battery, but they can also get rid of the camera hump.

9. rency0722

Posts: 158; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Apple should learn how to fit the camera module and big battery from Sony, while Sony should learn how to improve camera image processing from Apple. #MutualUnderstanding

30. JoeDirt

Posts: 49; Member since: Oct 19, 2013

Agreed. If .2mm means getting rid of the protruding camera and increasing battery size I'm all for it.


Posts: 2816; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Damn every news/rumor about the iphone is on PA, come on guys PA sucks more and more!

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 31001; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Head to another site then. PA isn't twisting your arm.

4. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Anyone would take 8-9mm thickness resulting in larger battery, better camera optics over the 6mm thin iPhone anyday.

16. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

It better take some damn good pictures or else I'll take the 6mm

21. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

It won't be as great compared to the current crop. Different camera means very different optics and therefore, very difficult to perfect. They have been using the same camera for about 3-4 years now and so switching will make them have to actually work for once. Others have been dealing with that for a while and Samsung has kind of perfected the 16 MP ones they have had. So now we shall see how well Apple can actually do camera wise. It can go both ways but I will bet against because they just haven't delivered anything perfect recently. It won't suck, but it won't be the best either.

39. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

You're ranting about a device that has yet to be announced...

44. applefanboylol

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 29, 2015

Thats what I noticed. This dude must have a year subcription to butt cream.

18. vincelongman

Posts: 5687; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Yep, also no protuding camera please

37. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I wouldn't. I'd rather have they improve the battery and improve the optics and keep the same thickness. They obviously have 200 billion in resources to do it. They just would never take that hit for you, me, him, or her. Which is why I have a hard time supporting them.

46. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Except a phone doesn't need to be thick to get all of that.

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Those bezels though...

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