iPhone 6 's alleged battery photographed, might indicate the phone has grown in size


According to leaks from Apple's supplychain, the iPhone 6, which is set to begin small-scale trialproduction in May, will have a battery capacity of no more than2000mAh, with the surest prediction hovering at 1700mAh. This soundsplausible, considering it marks another incremental addition to thebattery capacity, following the 130mAh increase between the iPhone 5(1440mAh) and iPhone 5S/5C (1570mAh).



There's also a purported spy photo ofthe battery - it's the same elongated, rectangular block we know, butthere's a difference in how it attaches to the smartphone's logicboard. The pins appear to be positioned on the top of the battery,instead of on its side, like in the iPhone 5S. The difference isindicative of a redesign in the handset interior, possibly engineeredto accommodate a larger display. It's inevitable that an increasefrom 4 to 4.7-inches (the iPhone 6's most persistently rumored screendiagonal so far) will lead to a bigger, wider handset, so it'sobvious that Apple's engineers are working to make the most efficientuse of the additional space.


If the battery photo is legitimate, itcould be considered proof that Apple is resizing the iPhone. But it'salways better to keep the salt-shaker nearby when it comes to rumors.



source: Nowhereelse.fr

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36 Comments

28. BigBoss10

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

KEEP CALM AND SAVE YOUR MONEY FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4 KEEP CALM AND DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY IN THIS PIECE OF CRAP

29. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1778; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

It's hard to keep calm with you shouting...

33. BigBoss10

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

KEEP CALM AND GET A LIFE HAHAHAHAHAHA LOL :D

36. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Take your own advice and get a life, the chive sucks and so will the Note 4.

25. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

The battery size looks pitiful. The Moto X phone have a bigger battery than this thing.

30. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

No kidding, the Moto X can accommadate a 2200 maH battery, larger display without being much thicker or larger than the iphone 5s. Hopefully these leaks are fake as i wouldn't mind owning an iphone in the future.

15. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

How is going with Apple thinking different?.

19. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

But back in the prime days of Steve Jobs, it was a very appropriate slogan. :)

22. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Well since the majority of humanity is using their logic and common sense not to buy Apple gear, you are thinking differently and buying Apple gear. The logo doesn't imply "be different" as you think it does, it just says you should "think different" (which in this case probably means not at all).

13. express77 unregistered

As expected. No surprise here.

10. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

In comparison, The G3 would probably come with a 3200 mAh+ battery

9. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Coming later - iPhone 6 charger leak.

8. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

even battery info is leaking...... I think iphone6 leaks are gonna pass HTC one leaks....

6. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

They need some batteries from LG.

5. regkilla

Posts: 87; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

We need a bigger battery too Apple.

7. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Bigger battery = thicker iPhone. Jony Ive won't be happy with that. Magic 8-Ball says Jony Ive says let the consumer deal with a puny battery.

12. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Bigger battery could mean taller battery, or wider, or both. Not thicker. Since the iPhone will be taller/wider as well,it could stay the same thickness easily.

21. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

The phone is too thin to accommodate even a taller or wider batteries because the internals need that space and cannot overlap the battery.

23. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Apart from the bigger screen, does memory and cpu and other internals grow as well than? I hardly think they do

27. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

They can if they make it quad-core or add more RAM. Also making the phone larger means redesigned uncore, which could also need more space. So 20 things change and several get larger including Apple's margins. None of those things leave any extra room for anything else, including battery.

4. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Rumors are really tiring. Everyday 3 of these.

18. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

got news for you. you can actually stop reading these rumors and spend your time doing something worthwhile. you can also save yourself from getting "tired" by not leaving a comment :) keywords: "alleged," "might," "may," "probably" etc etc if you find these words on the title, just skip them if you're reallly tired of rumors.

31. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

well, you cannot skip it when you are interested in a product.

2. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

Seriously? Ugh... Android devices are hitting two full days of heavy useage and Apple is still keeping to what will likely be one day? I've got an iPhone 5, but between this news and the likely $100 extra asking price, I may just abandon them this year. Really hope the LG G3 or OnePlus One work out.

17. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

but of course! how could you wear out your iphone quickly to justify an upgrade if you rare charge it?

35. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

This isn't news, this is a rumor, don't jump ship over a rumor.

1. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Duh! Such a puny upgrade in the battery department though it was already expected.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Plus add to that rumours of iPhone updating its 'Retina Display''s resolution to 720p or 1080p and bumping the display size to 4.7. An increase of < 200 mah won't be enough, I think.

11. eggimage

Posts: 83; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

while I'm all down for a bigger battery and do wish they at least increase the battery life by 50%, the panel technology will be different on the next iphones which will be amazingly power-efficient. you should already know which one i'm talking about.

14. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

I don't think so, the new iPads are using those displays already and the power savings were not nearly enough to only increase the battery by only 330 mAh which is about 20% (and average case as they mentioned at only 130 mAh which would be under 10%). The screen size is going up by at least 50% and resolution is going up by at least 100% (1080p screen) or about 50% (720p). Even if they make the screen 50% more efficient (very unlikely), it will have lower battery life than current iPhones. They might do a mix of shafting by reducing maximum brightness like they did this year with the iPad and iPhone to deliver the illusion of greater battery life, and that is probably what they will do since this is Apple we are talking about.

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