The real or fake photos of the new HD

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by patdesignsinc, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. patdesignsinc macrumors regular

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    I know the recent engadget postings of photos of the alleged iPhone HD (found on the floor of some bar or restaurant) are still under scrutiny and it's quite possible that the new iPhone will have a new look. If that was the new iPhone, I would be stoked (although it still looks like there's no flash, BIG BOO). However, i was really hoping that the new iPhone screen would encompass the WHOLE face like the new HTC phones coming out. Instead, if the iPhone is indeed getting a facelift it looks we are still going to have that ugly one inch at the top and bottom of the face that is unused real estate. Your thoughts?
     
  2. bjones521 macrumors regular

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    I was hoping the same thing. I think this phone will be equivalent to the Evo. Probably identical just without 4g and the dual led flash. I hope this phone has a flash though. I have a feeling this will be att only again. Engadget says this thing will have a microsim and if it is no more jailbreaking.
     
  3. ethical macrumors 68000

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    I don't think it would be very easy to put the phone speaker that's on the top bezel on glass, along with the sensor that detects when you're holding the phone to your ear (to dim the screen). Some bezel is required I reckon. And the home button is useful for forced restarts and force quitting applications. You wouldnt be able to do that with an on-screen home button (without adding more features/actions to the sleep/wake button on top.
     
  4. patdesignsinc thread starter macrumors regular

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    HTC manages to do it without problems
     
  5. jdusoccer12 macrumors regular

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    Yeah I agree with the bezel it should be smaller but not all the way I like the home button. I also noticed from the pictures is that they replaced the volume rocker with just two buttons. I like the look better but I don't think you will be able to find them as easily because it looks just like the battery indicator button on the MBP and I can never find that thing without looking.
     
  6. mikeyiphone macrumors regular

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    It would have looked real nice if they removed the bezel to make room for more screen real estate. After seeing the iPad I felt that was out of the question.

    I really aint feeling the new iPhone look if that is in fact what it will look like. Maybe my mind will change once i get to see and hold it in person.
     
  7. Penguissimo macrumors 6502a

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    Wait, what? What does the form factor of the SIM card have to do with jailbreaking?
     
  8. Mlrollin91 macrumors G4

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    For unlocking it and taking it to T-Mobile.
     
  9. RichL macrumors 6502

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    Why does everyone feel the need to open 100 threads a day on the same topic
     
  10. goobot macrumors 603

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    people jb for other reason. i use att and jb.

    anyway there are other ways to install a bb crash other than jb. just not easily
     
  11. Penguissimo macrumors 6502a

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    Sooo....there would still be jailbreaking. People jailbreak for reasons other than to unlock.

    Also, there's been (in my opinion, justified) speculation that Apple won't use a micro-SIM for the next iPhone because then people could just pop the SIM out of their iPhone and into their iPad in order to avoid paying for the iPad's data plan.

    edit: what he said ^^^^^^^
     
  12. Mlrollin91 macrumors G4

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    Well I know that, but I'm just talking about in the sense of unlocking. if someone only jailbreaks to unlock, they now would have no purpose to if a microsim is used.
     
  13. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    A standard SIM can be cut down to microSIM size with a pair of scissors. The only difference is the amount of plastic surrounding the memory chip.
     
  14. yankintx macrumors 6502

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    If the leaked engadget pictures are real, who is upgrading?

    Just a quick yay or nay as to whether you will immediately upgrade to the new generation Iphone if it turns out the leaked pictures are real.
     
  15. The Phazer macrumors 68030

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    Don't mind the look, still need more info to decide though.

    Phazer
     
  16. ThatsMeRight macrumors 68020

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    Me if the rumored features are also correct and if the upgrade price won't be too high.
     
  17. angemon89 macrumors 68000

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    I'm not a fan of the new supposed iPhone look, but whatever Apple releases I'll be upgrading to regardless cause my 3G is slow. I just hope that phone is not the final product.
     
  18. LSUtigers03 macrumors 68020

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    They also reported that their source said the new iPhone would use a micro sim card. If that's true I wonder how they would keep people from just sticking that into the iPad and using the iPhone's data plan on the iPad?
     
  19. TSX macrumors 68030

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    I'll upgrade, I'm tired of the 2 year old design. At least the 4th gen will set apart the 30 million+ 3g/3gs apart.
     
  20. jgodden macrumors member

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    ditto.
     
  21. Compile 'em all macrumors 601

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    The pictures are real of a field-testing iPhone HD. It is not the final design case.
     
  22. jedispongee macrumors newbie

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    The new look, whether final or not, is great.
     
  23. bigjnyc macrumors 601

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    I really don't think this is going to be the design, it just doesn't look apple-like at all and does not fit in with the rest of their product line.

    anyways to answer your question, I would probably get it if this was it, even though I'm not too crazy about that design.
     
  24. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    +1. I really doubt the release version will look like this clunky prototype.
     
  25. H00513R macrumors 6502a

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    Yes. I'll be getting one regardless when my Sprint contract runs out.
     

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