Video allegedly shows prototype of the Apple iPhone 7

Video allegedly shows prototype of the Apple iPhone 7
A video has surfaced allegedly showing the Apple iPhone 7. We suggest taking this with a grain or two of salt, especially since those who shot the clip are tying too hard to make it seem like the real thing. Supposedly filmed at Foxconn (note how the person holding the phone is wearing what appears to be the protective clothing and gloves employed by assembly line workers), we hear someone (a security guard, perhaps?) yelling "Hey!" as though they have caught someone in the act of filming something that is off limits.

If you look closely, you can see part of the Foxconn logo appear at around the same time that the shout is heard. As we said, someone is trying too hard to make this look real. As for the phone itself, this alleged prototype has no home button, a bezel-less design, and a camera positioned in the middle of the back with no flash spotted. The front-facing camera is also centered. Even though the iPhone 7 will likely sport a new design, it all smells like a fake.

Having said that, back in March 2014, the Apple iPhone 6 was leaked more than five months before it was officially unveiled. Someone claiming to be a Foxconn insider snapped pictures showing the now famous antenna lines and the protruding camera. We couldn't have known it at the time we passed those pictures along to you, but they were genuine.

We don't get that feeling with this clip, but you can still check it out by clicking on the video below.



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source: vqq.com via GforGames

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35 Comments

1. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

"Hey!"... Oh right! That individual who attempted to leak might get fired for that. Haha

4. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

And, an iPhone without it's infamous home button and huge "bezel-queen" bezels? It must be fake indeed!

17. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Based on their more recent design choices, that fake looks too good to be Apple made.

9. Acer_Predator unregistered

no they wud confiscated the recording phone.. it is just fake..

12. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 707; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Fake: 1) The voice shouting "hey!" does sound like recorded in a studio. Furthermore, the pronunciation sounds American. 2) How come the video made it into the internet even though the leakster was discovered?

15. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Samsung devices offer live streaming/feed. Meaning, you can be shooting a video and uploading it unto the web at these same time.

22. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Very true and there are other apps that can do this also, so it may have been a real time feed

21. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

If this is real it looks more like the s6 edge plus in gold type look to me, hm copy

27. engineer-1701d unregistered

Honestly that looks like an HTC 7 or any of the HTC's with boom sound this is Lily just a blatant copy

2. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Looks fake...

3. Stagueve

Posts: 55; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

99.99% fake, posted two days earlier by a Youtube channel called ViralVideoLab...http://www.nowhereelse.fr/video-iphone-7-prototype-111470/

5. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Simply taking it with a pinch of salt.

10. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 707; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Nice to see you around here, Steve. I visit your site daily.

14. Stagueve

Posts: 55; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Haha, always around when some clarifications are required... Thanks for your daily visit.

20. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

You should join us commenters here daily @stagueve, it would be fun

6. willytbk

Posts: 252; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

hope it's fake. sooo ugly

29. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Nothing uglier than the current iPhone 6/6s with them hideous antenna lines...

7. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

HEEEeeeey they might find out this is fake.

8. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

Even if they got rid of the physical home button, there is no way they would get rid of their fingerprint sensor. Maybe this is the iPhone 5C replacement.

11. Acer_Predator unregistered

u dont need pressing button for fingerprint.. but just touch. capacitive senzor

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

did he dieded?

33. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

No. He was killded !

16. apakalo1

Posts: 67; Member since: Nov 19, 2015

It's 100% fake. Please phone Arena, feed us with genuine leaks... Mind you, you are dealing with humans, not morons....

25. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I beg to differ.

18. Cyberchum

Posts: 1099; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I'd be daft to believe this. You need not look hard to know it's fake. The Apple I know make such a giant leap.

19. Cyberchum

Posts: 1099; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I'd be daft to believe this. You need not look hard to know it's fake. The Apple I know won't make such a giant leap.

23. shinywindow

Posts: 294; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

There iphonearena goes with the salt again.

24. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I recall when the iPhone 6 was first leaked, everyone was crying an moaning saying it was fake and Apple wouldn't release such an ugly phone with the ugly antenna lines and how no one was going to buy it and blah blah blah. Low and behold the final product was 100% identical to the leak and all the bozos who claimed they we're going to buy it, bought it. Those same bozos are saying the same now.

26. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Very thick for an iPhone, the Apple logo looks fake, no home button, no bezels and no LED flash.

28. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

So every phone has to be exactly the same every year? I recall the first iPhones were thick, did have LED flash as well. Didnt we hear rumors Apple could be dropping the home button? Yes we did. The artile says its a prototype doesn't it? Aren't ptototypes just concepts of the final product? YES THEY ARE. So who can say this is a fake prototype of what could be the final product? NO ONE CAN. Well you can say it, but it means nothing because you are only guess. You think Apple would spend extra money to make a prototype look like the final product? Like cutting the case to size? Using the actual parts that are going inside? In early stages of design, you don't use real parts; you use samples or leftovers from other devices of similar size. You start using the actual items when the device is closer to getting ready for production. For a tech site you all frequent, I just don't understand how you all don't understand such simple methods of manufacturing.

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