This is what a 4.8 inch Apple iPhone Math might look like

This is what a 4.8 inch Apple iPhone Math might look like
We bet that once you read yesterday's speculation about an Apple iPhone with a 4.8 inch screen, you started daydreaming of what such a model would look like. You weren't the only one. Some, like Russian based Apple news site appledigger.ru, did more than just thought about it. The site actually produced a rendering of what a 4.8 inch Apple iPhone might look like.

The main change is a sixth row of apps that is one more than the Apple iPhone 5 has, and two more than what was on the Apple iPhone through the Apple iPhone 4S. The so-called Apple iPhone Math rendering from appledigger.ru includes a 12MP camera and a variety of colors. The latest speculation calls for a 4.8 inch Apple iPhone to be launched no earlier than 2014. Until then, you can check out the video below to see what such a beast might look like.

source: appledigger.ru (translated), iDownloadblog via CNET

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87 Comments

87. jameshoe unregistered

insulting my knowledge

86. UsernameUser

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2013

It looks positively idiotic. In twenty years, we'll have a five foot long iPhone that's still considered "portable"... Oh, wait... No we won't! Apple is no longer ingenious enough to turn a profit. Bye-bye!

85. Imaxxacre

Posts: 76; Member since: Aug 23, 2009

If this video turns out to be legitimate, I'll blow myself.

83. CraxMC

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

For me it's okay that the iPhone's size is 4" if it's UI is redesigned to compete with other OS

82. jsdechavez

Posts: 818; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Oh...another stretch limo iPhone...bleeeh..ugly.

80. Savage1701

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

What a bunch of silliness. They just rendered in an extra row of icons that added some height. Wow.

78. gaurang

Posts: 94; Member since: Nov 16, 2012

looking at the pace at which apple is going..the iphone 10 or iphone 12 wil surely have this screen size....

76. moronman66

Posts: 162; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

I'm more inclined to believe that they will go with a 4.5 inch next, they aren't too picky about trends, as currently the standard is pretty much 4.3 inches but they went with 4 inches, and at 4.5 inches, a 720p would set it perfectly at a pixel density of 326 ppi, so a "Retina Display".

72. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

I just love the fact that so many iphone haters lurk around PA.

77. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

well, it is sad when a phone is outdated and people think it is the greatest thing since the invention of the wheel....only in America

70. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

A bigger version of the same boring phone will probably still sell...there's a sucker born every minute...in America.

67. howardbarrett

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 11, 2013

Perhaps under Scott Forstall it would have looked like that. He no longer works at Apple though. Jony Ive is now at the helm of iOS. I'm not sure how much he can change iOS given the time frame for the next iPhone. We'll just have to wait and see.

68. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Ive is busy decorating his 17 mil house so nothing much this year on iOS :)

62. marchels14 unregistered

They should get rid of the huge bazel at the top and the bottom ,smaller phone with larger display.

61. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Must utilize a new dock connect too I'd guess, all that extra real estate might as well make plug smaller or something. Apple, leading from behind.

59. Aeires unregistered

"Dear marketing department, please begin working on a new advertisement that completely makes people forget about all the times we told them the iPhone5 was the perfect size." Sincerely, Tim

58. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

well thanks a lot apple but your current 5 looks like an empire state building..and wow! 6 rows of apps. that's higly innovative. keep doing it, apple.

57. jonartpop

Posts: 201; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

4.8"? The first thing when I heard that I thought 'very Galaxy S3' lol

56. .warrenmosler

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

They need two models, with 4 and 5 inch screens and big square live tiles on the big one.

55. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Bigger doesnt mean better! The only thing i like about apple's phones is the fact that the have a small but perfect screen, now that it appears apple is also doing it big i'll just have to stick with my S2.

54. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Just strech the iphone5 sideways you'll get this... Same design..

52. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

smh...

48. darkkjedii

Posts: 31809; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Apple wants to sell this thing, not give it away. It will look nothing like that... Apple doesn't make ugly products. The phone will b re envisioned.

46. iDroid8

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

One extra row of icons was added because the phone became just longer, w/o any increase in width-due to a change in aspect ratio And now since the aspect ratio is to be kept the same, increase will be in both rows and columns-especially if screen size increases from 4" to the massive(for phone) 4.8" Still, apple have to do something with this UI, the undisputed winner of 2007 may not be the same in 2013 -_-

50. darkkjedii

Posts: 31809; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

And u know all this based on an obvious mockup of a phone that has yet to even b announced. U even put a lot of thought into, cuz actually your comment isn't a typical dumb iOS bashing comment. It is however unfounded at this time.

44. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

ohman, good news we got the 6th row

38. Rocksteady unregistered

Maybe apple is trying to rename widgets, as an excuse to use them, then call it their own creation, apple is stuck with the icons, and all they can do is give more rows of icons. Maybe the iphone 7 will see and extra COLUMN of icons, that would change everything again.

36. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 2012

Firstly, iPhone Math is ridiculous - the reality is that this has been mis-heard by someone whose first language is not English as "iPhone Math" when what someone actually said was "iPhone Max" - or it may have been that someone saw something written as "iPhone +" and took that to mean "iPhone Math". And just adding another row of icons? I doubt it: much more sense for Apple to increase screen size to 4.8 inches and then double (OK, quadruple) the resolution to 2272 x 1280: that would give them huge bragging rights, and I believe that pixel density is doable with the vaunted IGZO screen technology. And it would be a very simple matter for app developers to simply double the resolution as they did for the 3GS to the iPhone 4. The 4S to 5 leap was tricky because of the change in aspect ratios, but the solution as above would be a great way to answer a challenge.

66. kboo1995 unregistered

2272*1280? Hhhhh That is not gonna happen body

34. Andrewtst

Posts: 697; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Hahaha! obvious possible!

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