Leaked: iPhone 5 part shows larger screen, thinner bezel

By Emil ยท 17 replies
Feb 26, 2011
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  1. There have been rumors for a while now that the iPhone 5 would feature a 4-inch display in order to compete with the various larger Android and Windows phones already available. Now, there's a leaked image that shows what the front of such a device might end up looking like.

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  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Oh please. It looks like it was made in a high school shop class. Look at how uneven the black bezel is. It's on an angle for god's sake!
  3. NickV

    NickV TS Rookie

    Iphone 5 will be much better then any other iphone in the market.
  4. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    ...obviously... Typically when a product has a new generation it tends to be improved.
  5. chaboi390

    chaboi390 TS Rookie Posts: 83

  6. Wagan8r

    Wagan8r TS Evangelist Posts: 603   +64

    Nuh, uh!
  7. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Posts: 861   +67

    That must have been sarcasm guys :) looks fake tho with that angled top bezel mentioned earlier. It needs a bigger screen tho. My hd7 makes iPhones look tiny. Would they be easier to break the glass? Wrong material for a phone imo.
  8. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    Surprised no one uses polycarbonate.. It's standard in spectacles nowadays.
  9. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Also the sides are too thin. Plus if apple increases the screen size they'll need to bump up the res. Even apple fanboys won't lose PPI from their magic "retina display".
  10. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

  11. yRaz

    yRaz Nigerian Prince Posts: 2,229   +1,306

  12. mario

    mario Ex-TS Developer Posts: 399   +17

    "Leaked: Puported iPhone 5 part shows larger screen, thinner bezel "
  13. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Obviously not to the writer. I'm still waiting for them to take this article down because honestly it didn't need to be posted. We all know emil is a good writer for the site as shown by his article about the firefox beta and mozillas future firefox plans.

    But then he makes some HUGE mistakes with articles saying.

    "When asked about what Windows Phone 7 did better than Android, he didn't draw a blank. "I would say that for right now, a customer interested in gaming," MacKenzie replied."

    or brilliant responses to other members like http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/4345/dwm2011022023515274.jpg

    So? There's a reason there aren't articles on pictures like this.

    Because it's so obviously a photoshopped image.
  14. yRaz

    yRaz Nigerian Prince Posts: 2,229   +1,306

    You have a lot of fight in you.
  15. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Why would they? Polycarbonate glasses won't break, but they DO get scratched.. scuffed..

    Decent phones these days are using actual glass, but hardened and ruggedized with metal and plastic molecules. Gorilla glass and sapphire glass are far superior for your phone than your typical polycarbonate.
  16. aj_the_kidd

    aj_the_kidd TS Rookie Posts: 555

    Will too :p
  17. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,128   +129

    Money says the new iphone 5 will still have antenna issues... I have $100 on it. Anyone care to take that bet?
  18. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 838   +32

    You're on! I may not care much for Apple and their products, but surely that's an issue they'll fix. So $100 it is!

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