|Sep 5, 2012, 02:32 PM||#1|
Closeup Photos Show Clear Difference in Thickness Between iPhone 5 and 4S
Parts and repair firm iResQ has been slowly building its own iPhone 5 as parts have been coming in, as shown in yesterday's photos revealing the battery installed into the rear shell alongside several other components such as the dock connector/headphone jack flex cable, external buttons flex cable, and the rear camera assembly.
iResQ has now added a front panel to the mix, providing a good overall look at the iPhone 5 with several closeup photos. The assembly is of course non-functional, as it is missing the logic board and several other components, but nearly all of the externally-visible features are in place.
Perhaps most notable is one closeup side-on shot showing the iPhone 5 laying next to an iPhone 4S on a table. The photo shows that the iPhone 5 is indeed substantially thinner than the iPhone 4S, by approximately the thickness of either the front or rear glass of the iPhone 4S. Apple's move toward thinner body components and a thinner distribution of internal components enabled by the larger surface area due to the 4-inch screen of the iPhone 5 have allowed the company to substantially shrink the device's overall thickness. Previous reports have pegged the iPhone 5 thickness at 7.6 mm, 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S at 9.3 mm.
Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 5 at its media event scheduled for next Wednesday, September 12.
Article Link: Closeup Photos Show Clear Difference in Thickness Between iPhone 5 and 4S
|Sep 5, 2012, 02:36 PM||#5|
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|Sep 5, 2012, 02:37 PM||#11|
Is it me, or have there been more leaks and mockups for this iPhone than for any previous models in years past?
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|Sep 5, 2012, 02:38 PM||#13|
|Sep 5, 2012, 02:39 PM||#15|
Either I am retarded, or my iPhone is not what I think has been all along. But the side by side, showing thickness, is not a 4S. That is a 4. Notice the strip is missing above the mute switch.
|Sep 5, 2012, 02:39 PM||#17|
I HATE the bottom of the iphone!!! (where the speakers and charging port is) !! It looks like cheap plastic!!!! The iphone 4 looks so much more sturdy and more layed out! The different sized "speakers" will give me OCD xD
But hey,,,, Its only a mock up....
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|Sep 5, 2012, 02:39 PM||#20|
Not a fan that the front glass isn't flush with the edges - looks a bit inconsistent and sloppy, but if thats as thin as they can make it then I can't complain
iPhone 5 16GB, Macbook Air 2011, Retina Macbook Pro, iPad 3 LTE, 27 inch Thunderbolt Display
|Sep 5, 2012, 02:39 PM||#21|
|Sep 5, 2012, 02:39 PM||#22|
How are my tiny carnie hands supposed to type on that thing. I can barely handle landscape mode on the current iPhone.
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