Which is your favorite iPhone design?

The iPhone series went through a series of redesigns during the years, most of which considered cutting-edge and beyond lovely by not only Apple fans, but smartphone aficionados in general...
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69 Comments

16. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

What design? They're all the same.

24. bob_monkeywarts unregistered

I hate the Samsung phone designs, the Moto phones look cooler and are easier to hold.

47. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Yes, the Moto X 2014 edition is feel good design.

17. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

"Regardless of specs, we all have an iPhone which we think looks unsurpassably cool, and that's not necessarily the latest one." No we don't. The early iPhones were bricks, the iPhone 4's were designed to have a broken back slab of glass (and front one too), the iPhone 5's and 6's are way to big for their screen sizes. "Premium" materials aside (I guess a can of Milwaukee's Best or Steel Reserve is "premium" too), iCrap is only designed to look pretty in a showroom and sell to gullible fools, rather than hold up well to real-world usage when it comes to actual durability and longevity.

20. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

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19. E34V8

Posts: 109; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

5 and 5s are great ! 4 and 4s are pretty good too. iPhones have beautiful design, but they all have one very big issue and I really do not understand why are Apple ignoring it? HUGE bezels. The latest headsets have the same issue. iPhone 6 has 4.7" screen, but has the physical size of a phone with 5.0" - 5.2" screen. The 6+ is bigger than the Note 4, with a smaller screen.

21. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

I like the one that conforms to an individual's ass when in the rear pocket. No two asses are alike and Apple's study allowed them to patent "Tailored Formation." The 6plus allows this to happen. Customizing is taken to a new level. John B.

23. Sprissy

Posts: 193; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

I honestly can't vote on this because like previous comments they all look the same, so doesn't matter which one you pick.

28. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I personally liked the 3G/3GS design. It was sleek but sturdy. I never liked the squared off edges, and glass on the front and back was a bad idea, including the Nexus4.

29. vinnyb4202

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

For me it's a close tie between what I believe are the 2 cleanest and minimalist looking devices. The 3G/3GS, and the 5.

30. DarkStar286

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 18, 2014

Where's the option for none of the above? Not everyone is a fan of Apple's design language and I think it'd be interesting to see what the split is.

38. AppleJuice

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 12, 2013

Did you even read the title? If you don't like iPhone designs, don't click the article. Just saying.

31. hltechie unregistered

32. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Looking at the "Hot Reviews" section over on the right it seems as though ALL phones look like iPhones, Apple must have done something right...

46. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

While to an extent they do, really what other design or shape could they have. Square, round, and triangular don't work, and since a larger display is better for viewing and interaction, you'll want the screen taking up most of the face. Arguing against that is like those people champion oddball designs for bicycles or cars. You know the bicycles where you lay down and row rather than sit and peddle. They may work, but they're not as efficient a design.

50. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Exactly, I was just randomly commenting on all the posts about "All iPhones look the same"... I think a more correct comment, rather than a simple Apple-bashing one would be "All modern smartphones look pretty similar".

54. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

On that I agree with you. What makes me take issue with Apple is that they were suing because of this. In some cases, there's only so many designs or ways of doing things that will work. My thought, if it's not an exact copy or intentionally trying to pass it off as another product, in some cases you just have to deal with two competing products looking similar.

34. Mena13Suvari

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 25, 2014

I like iPhone 5C the best! No joke! Hate metal phones, and colors and textures of that one is awesome. Too bad its iOS.

35. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Me too. By far the cleanest design! Not surprisingly also the one that resembles the Fabula design of the Nokia Lumias the most. Still doesn't get near the slick, curved displays on the N9, Lumia 800, 720, etc. of course, and the app-grid home screen can make any phone look like crap...

36. blackberry_Boy

Posts: 213; Member since: May 27, 2014

The 5,5s design

40. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

honestly I like iP4s front and back glass design, + the color scheme and metal rim of iphone 5s.. iphone 6 looks sh!t

43. aksa123

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Where's iPhone 6 Bend edition???

45. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well I wasn't convinced by the design leaks, until the announcement I liked the 5s design more, but after I saw the hands on photos and videos, I like the iPhone 6's design more, hands down the best designed iPhone ever!

49. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

If there was ever a time were I seriously considered getting an iPhone, it was when the 4 was released. That was a beautiful phone compared to everything else that was out at the time.

51. Odiin

Posts: 373; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Some questions like this are better left unanswered!

52. acn2003

Posts: 27; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

well... the first iPhone was truly.. "Incredible" & "Iconic" according to apple..... I too had a similar feeling for it then, never felt the same for any other models, though i follow all the releases...

53. jpd514

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 08, 2013

iPhone 6 Bend edition!!! Is the one iPrefer! But with the IOS update problem, I will go for Samsung Note 4 Edge. The truly bended.

55. OmarKS

Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

5S Obviously. Truely premium looking.

57. alhajiash

Posts: 24; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

Voting never works on mobile. A bug or something!

58. JMartin22

Posts: 2355; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

More regurgitated iPhonemania for us to have to "care" about. I'll tell you what's the least appealing (for its time) - iPhone 6.
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