iPhone 9 and iPhone 9 Plus size-compared to iPhone X (3D printed dummies)

iPhone 9 and iPhone 9 Plus size-compared to iPhone X (3D printed dummies)
This year, as always, we expect Apple to announce its new iPhone models some time around mid September. Rumor has it that we will see not two but three new iPhones — all of them would rock that new design that is currently exclusive to the iPhone X, but will have minor differences that manage to put them in wholly different price tiers.

While we are not clear on all of the nitty-gritty details, the rumor mill does seem in agreement that the "cheapest" new iPhone will have a 6.1-inch LCD display and only one camera on the back, while the most expensive iPhone Xs Plus (or iPhone 9 Plus or however it ends up being called) will have a 6.5-inch OLED screen and a dual or even a triple camera on its back.

Since the design plans for the new Apple handsets have been leaked and talked about for so long, some leaksters felt confident enough to 3D print their own dummy units that represent the shapes and sizes of the new iPhones.

Here, we have a short video showing two of these dummies — they are supposed to showcase the cheapest and most expensive new iPhone models. You will see them compared to the current iPhone X and an older iPhone 6, just to get a good sense of their proportions.


With these tiny bezels, even the Plus seems pretty grip-friendly! What say you?

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iPhone XR
  • Display 6.1" 828 x 1792 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A12 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2490 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2942 mAh(25h talk time)
iPhone XS Max
  • Display 6.5" 1242 x 2688 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A12 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2490 MHz
  • Storage 512 GB
  • Battery 3179 mAh(25h talk time)

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27 Comments

1. worldpeace

Posts: 3127; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

"With these tiny bezels, even the Plus seems pretty grip-friendly!" Are we seeing the same thing? Those side bezels are thicc, probably even thicker than the X.

2. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

The battery capacities are still kinda minuscule; given the size of the display. I wonder if Apple does it to boost its so called 'Smart Battery Case' sales that cost $99 a pop? Speaking of which; I also wonder whether or not the same 'thinking' was behind the 'battery gate' saga? I'm a realist to I tend to look at the 'dark' side. Can't help myself; not that I want to! It's a longtime personal quirk of mine that I'd like to take with me to the grave. G'Day!

3. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

What phone do you own know?

18. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Noneya.

25. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

It says a Nokia 6 series, but it might have changed.....

4. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

O God I hate this X phone so really much, it's a POS. That Notch is a f k turnoff. Hope the iP9 looks like the iP8, but with less bezels.

12. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

An iphone with the front of Mate 10 would be better. Smaller touch ID or just face ID. One version 5.1" and the Plus as 5.85"

15. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

It should look like the front of Honor V10. By far my most favourite less-bezel phone.

5. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I can see Apple keeping this design until 2021.

6. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

That goes without saying, my friend.

7. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

90-95 million sold in one quarter...What Android vendor can match this besides Samsung?

8. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 669; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Huawei is getting close.

13. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Ppl buy what ever Apple brings.. If Apple makes new 5c with same plastic colorful body, A10, 2GB and 32GB; then charge $500 the sales will be great.

19. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You kid but the phone you described would still be rather good. The A10 is as powerful as the 835, and powering that small screen too? That thing would fly.

16. sgodsell

Posts: 7187; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Well considering there is hundreds of Android smartphones, that sell over 85% of all the smartphones sold in the world each year. Then it's hard, because there is so much competition in the Android camp. But I guess a simpleton like you CreeDiddy couldn't figure that out. Where as the iOS camp, Apple is only making 3 different iPhones for the year. That it, you have no other choice. What if you wanted an iPhone with FaceID and TouchID? Or what if you wanted an iPhone with no notch cutout? Oh, wait you can't get any of that because Apple only makes 3 iPhones for the entire year. Plus Apple charges as much as they want, or I should say as much as people are willing to pay.

9. Hollowmost

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 10, 2017

Apple keeps iPhone 6 design for half century lol

14. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Isnt 6 still for sale?

17. sgodsell

Posts: 7187; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It certainly is for sale. As a matter of fact Apple rereleased a newer iPhone 6 with 32 GB of storage instead of the original 16 GB of storage. That only happened last year (2017). Carriers are still selling iPhone 6's. Nevermind every other iPhone since 2014.

20. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Yet the best selling phone lmao.

22. cmdacos

Posts: 4093; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

It should be for the same model selling for 4 years

10. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Looks like the bezels grew a little, maybe a lot. Are these kids editions?

11. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Nothing but people complaining about phones they either can't or won't buy anyway. Guess that's just how it's going to be for Apple products since they're so mainstream at this point. Tech communities despise mainstream goods like nothing else.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

6.5 is the one.

24. Jrod99

Posts: 713; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Enough already. Get this phone out Apple. X plus with a Apple leather case. Maybe a wireless power bank too. Got enough wireless chargers but need to add a power bank. Amazon time.

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I’m feeling that AirPower

26. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

I would love an IPhone SE, but with an 3gb Ram and A11.....

28. LiveFaith

Posts: 451; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

I remember how for years Apple fans (and some Android) rejected the REDICULOUS notion of tiny bezels and their value. Now Apple fans crow about it and love it. Of course, now the notch is iconic to the same people. Maybe in 4-5 years we'll move past that trash too. Thankfully, low bezel design is FINALLY taking over after many have been begging for it for over a decade.

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