Early iPhone prototype used 5x7-inch display, multiple I/O ports

By Shawn Knight
Mar 11, 2013
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  1. Extremely early images of an iPhone prototype have surfaced showcasing a massive 5-inch by 7-inch display and a bevy of I/O connections. The “handset” measured nearly two inches thick and predates the first iPhone launched in 2007 by two years...

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  2. soldier1969

    soldier1969 TS Booster Posts: 244   +43

    I had the Iphone since release up until the 4. Was tired of waiting for a bigger screen so now I have the Galaxy Note 2, plenty big for my tastes. Sadly the Iphone seems to be losing its muster since. Samsung is the new Apple.
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  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,933   +1,687

    The size of cell phone screens are going from ridiculous to sublime now.
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 7,250   +962

    The note 2 is huge, but the Galaxy S4 is supposed to be just half an inch less. I wont be surprised if the note gets bigger lol. I hope Samsung introduces a new mini, with the same specs, but just a smaller screen.
  5. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Guru Posts: 668   +200

    Shoot, put a case on it, market it as the new iPhone and the drones would line up around the block LOL ;)
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  6. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 617   +109

    I bet that in five years this exact model of iPhone will become popular with retrophile hipsters of the future.

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