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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:29 AM   #1
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Taiwanese Star Jimmy Lin Gaining Attention for iPhone 6 Mockup Photos




Taiwanese media star and race car driver Jimmy Lin has once again surfaced showing what he seems to be passing off as a legitimate iPhone 6, although the device is more likely to be one of many physical mockups seen in recent months.

Lin has a history of such postings, having shared what he claimed was a mini iPad back in 2010 two years before the real iPad mini debuted, what was clearly an iPhone 5 mockup, and what appears to have been a knockoff iPhone 5c shell or dummy unit based on accurate design specs that were circulating ahead of the device's release last year.

In his latest "iPhone 6" photos, Lin shows the device next to the iPhone 5 and 5s, comparisons that have been seen in a number of different settings already. Among the suspect aspects of his unit are what appears to be a nonfunctional yellow blank in place of the rear flash, a larger than expected FaceTime camera hole, and a lack of any photos with the unit turned on.

Lin's unit appears very similar to one we've seen in photos sent by a supplier to screen protector and stylus firm Halo-Direct, although this unit lacks the Apple logo seen on Lin's.

The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is expected to debut around the September timeframe, with an even larger 5.5-inch model reportedly also in the works. It is unclear, however, where that larger model will debut alongside or up to several months later than the smaller version.

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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:32 AM   #2
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I'm not loving it. The 5 looks much classier.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:32 AM   #3
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really? We are now getting 'breaking rumor news' from anyone more or less famous or wanna-be famous without a clue that builds or thinks about a mockup?

If I draw now a mockup based on other mockups, will you publish that on the front page?

These things don't even qualify as rumors, they are just made up things without any connection to apple.

and btw: those mockups from this 'star' look like s***.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:33 AM   #4
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If that's the dude's hands he needs some clippers. Sheesh.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:33 AM   #5
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Hopefully the PPI matches other top tier phones. Please no one quote me saying you can't tell a difference.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:33 AM   #6
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Are those antenna bands growing on anyone yet??
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:33 AM   #7
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In these pictures it definitely looks more like a mockup.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:33 AM   #8
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I'm not loving it. The 5 looks much classier.
Not really, here at least we have slimmer bezels at last. Difference between home button and display was reduced also the distance from facetime and speaker. And size bezels reduce as well
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:34 AM   #9
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Are those antenna bands growing on anyone yet??
Yeah I actually like them.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:34 AM   #10
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Lawsuit in 3... 2... 1...
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:34 AM   #11
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At this point I would be shocked if we didn't see this exact same phone unveiled in September. All these leaks are pretty consistent. I'm sure it will look a little more polished once Apple releases it, but I think we are pretty much familiar with the iPhone 6 already.
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Definitely their ugliest phone yet. Those thick a$s lines.
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Lawsuit in 3... 2... 1...
Why? Don't think creating ugly mockups justifies a lawsuit (however, would be nice if it would to make those people stop putting out ugly mockups with the apple name in it, just to catch some headlines)
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:36 AM   #14
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i kind of like it. The rounded edges with flat back(which are a lot better for slimmer device to grap the phone) and those lines make an iphone to be different from others like Htc One and probably different than ipod touch
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:38 AM   #15
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Nice fingernail.
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I'm glad rounded edges are back.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:39 AM   #17
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Are people ok with the side bezels if that's to be the phone? I am.

And yes - I'm warming to the antenna bands as well.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:40 AM   #18
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:41 AM   #19
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Have we seen this mockup in black yet? I like the silver one he is holding, not digging the greenish gold one.
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If that's the dude's hands he needs some clippers. Sheesh.
lol....took the words right out of my mouth....
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Definitely their ugliest phone yet. Those thick a$s lines.
If I had a dollar for every time someone wrote this before Apple releases a phone....... And then another dollar when that same person goes out and buys it I'd be a wealthy wealthy man
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Wow what a poser, he earns my admiration forever for being the biggest retarded look at me celebrity wannabe I've ever seen...
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Fascinating article.

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If I had a dollar for every time someone wrote this before Apple releases a phone....... And then another dollar when that same person goes out and buys it I'd be a wealthy wealthy man
Make that $100 and I'd agree with you =P
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:46 AM   #24
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Well, if Jimmy Lin has an iPhone 6, I want one too.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:46 AM   #25
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If I had a dollar for every time someone wrote this before Apple releases a phone....... And then another dollar when that same person goes out and buys it I'd be a wealthy wealthy man
Add in the fact that they then say it is the most beautiful design ever when the next one comes out after it.
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