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Topic: iPhone 6

Rumor: Apple supplier Pegatron nets orders for 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6,' to ship in September

05/07/2014, 04:05 am

According to the latest rumblings out of East Asia, major Apple supplier Pegatron has received 15 percent of orders for the 4.7-inch next-generation "iPhone 6," which is expected to launch in September.

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Before Apple's iPhone was too small, it was too "monstrously" big

05/06/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple is widely expected to introduce new, larger iPhone 6 models this year, after ignoring the "phablet" market for years. Somewhat ironically, it was Apple that initiated and perpetuated the trend toward larger smartphones phones while its competitors, including Samsung, worked to popularize small devices in order to "exploit" consumer preferences for phones that weren't as "monstrously large" as the iPhone, as revealed in confidential documents from the patent infringement trial.

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Photos compare purported 'iPhone 6' mockup against dummy Samsung Galaxy S5

05/02/2014, 06:05 pm

Yet another series of photos claiming to show a mockup of Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6" hit the Web on Friday, this time pitting the unconfirmed handset against a non-functioning Samsung Galaxy S5 display model.

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New video purports to show 3D mockup of 'iPhone 6' with larger, 4.7" display

05/01/2014, 05:05 am

A new video released Thursday provides a close-up view at what appears to be a 3D printed mockup of Apple's new, larger iPhone, likely based on recent rumors and leaked schematics of the next-generation device.

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Sapphire production for Apple reportedly underway with 100-furnace trial at Arizona facility

04/30/2014, 01:04 pm

GT Advanced Technologies, the sapphire manufacturer with which Apple has a multi-million-dollar deal, reportedly began shipping small quantities of sapphire to one of Apple's manufacturing partners in China last month, gearing up for mass production later this year.

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Survey suggests Apple could sell 15M more iPhones in US with larger 5" display option

04/30/2014, 12:04 pm

Apple might add as much as 30 percent to its U.S. iPhone sales if the company were to release an updated model with a larger 5-inch display, new survey data released Wednesday indicates.

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Photos show highly suspect 'iPhone 6' dummy with ultra-slim design, rounded edges

04/29/2014, 09:04 pm

A trio of photos posted to Chinese forum on Tuesday claim to show a mock-up or dummy model "iPhone 6" with an ultra-slim design and features that line up nicely with previous rumors and "leaks."

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Video shows purported 'iPhone 6' case fits 6.1mm-thick iPod touch 'exactly'

04/28/2014, 05:04 pm

After a supposed "leak" and comparison video, a case purportedly built for Apple's iPhone 6 has been tested against a current generation iPod touch with surprising similarities including near-exact thickness and correct volume control placement.

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40% of Chinese consumers turn to phablets as Apple said to prep jumbo iPhone

04/28/2014, 09:04 am

Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone could have a sizable market to attack in China, as smartphone buyers in the world's most populous nation are taking home so-called "phablets" in droves, new data revealed Monday shows.

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Questionable 'iPhone 6' render claims Apple's next handset will be 33% thinner

04/25/2014, 01:04 pm

A dodgy set of renderings sourced from Eastern Europe on Friday purport to show Apple's next-generation iPhone with a chassis designed to hold a 4.7-inch display in an ultra-thin 6 millimeter cross-section.

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Purportedly 'leaked' iPhone 6 case compared with iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Note 3 in video

04/23/2014, 10:04 pm

A video published on Wednesday compares a case supposedly built to wrap Apple's next-generation iPhone with Google's LG-made Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 phablet, offering new perspective on the device's possible size.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' may sport curved edges, display glass

04/23/2014, 07:04 pm

A report on Wednesday claims Apple's next-generation iPhone may employ a curved chassis design and accompanying display glass, a vast departure from the substantially squared-off design used on existing Apple handsets.

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Rumor: Apple taps Catcher for metal casings on next-gen 'iPhone 6'

04/23/2014, 09:04 am

A pair of investment firms believe casing supplier Catcher has secured a sizable chunk of Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6" metal casing orders, as the company lines up suppliers for a handset launch later this year.

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Rumor again claims Apple's jumbo-sized 5.5" iPhone will launch after new, larger 4.7" model

04/22/2014, 08:04 am

Claims that Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone will bow months after its purported 4.7-inch sibling were backed up Tuesday with a new report from Taiwan claiming that Apple may be having trouble fitting an ultra-slim battery for the new device.

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Case purportedly for Apple's 'iPhone 6' supports claims of power button on upper right side

04/16/2014, 08:04 am

As they have done in years past, case makers are once again betting on unconfirmed designs rumored for Apple's next iPhone, with one manufacturer betting this year's model will sport a larger display and a sleep/wake button moved to the upper right side.

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Metal iPhone 6 mockups make appearance at Hong Kong electronics show

04/15/2014, 05:04 pm

Adding to a slew of iPhone 6 related "leaks," a case maker at the 2014 Hong Kong Electronics Fair on Tuesday showed off a tooled metal mockup purportedly representative of Apple's next-generation iPhone 6.

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Closer look at alleged 'iPhone 6' front panel suggests 5.1" screen with 16:9 ratio

04/15/2014, 11:04 am

Whether it's legitimate or not, a newly revealed front panel claimed to be for Apple's next-generation iPhone appears to show a part for a 5.1-inch display with a screen ratio of 16 to 9.

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Rumor: First photo of supposed 'iPhone 6' front panel surfaces

04/15/2014, 04:04 am

A single photo of what appears to be a larger than normal iPhone front panel assembly showed up on Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo on Tuesday, offering what could be the first look at Apple's next-generation handset.

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New photograph of purported 'iPhone 6' tooling suggests device with 4.7" display

04/14/2014, 10:04 am

Just days after pictures surfaced of what were said to be molds for Apple's next-generation iPhone, a new photograph has emerged that gives a clearer indication of the parts' scale and sheds light on the possible physical dimensions of the new handset.

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Apple reportedly probing carriers about potential $100 premium for next-gen iPhone

04/14/2014, 09:04 am

Apple has apparently shown interest in raising the price of its next generation of iPhone models by $100, and has sought approval from carriers to do so, according to one Wall Street analyst.

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