Waiting for iPhone 6

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by boomboom316, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. DDustiNN macrumors 68000


    Jan 27, 2011
    Oh god, please no. As if there weren't enough "maxipad" jokes when the iPad first released. I really doubt Apple would be dumb enough to call it the "iPad Maxi".
  2. boomboom316 thread starter macrumors newbie


    Nov 5, 2010
    Washington, DC
    so here's what I think will happen in 2014. feel free to add/edit

    iOS 8: the world's most advanced operating system

    Iphone 6:
    -15-20% bigger screen accomplished by redesigning home button and front camera area
    - A7X - twice the GPU power of A7
    - new display technology where the glass flexes based on touch
    - 10 megapixel camera
    - 2 gb ram
    - thinner and all glass
  3. upnorth85 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 2, 2011
    MN, USA
    And a better text input system than the current keyboard with one key at one touch. The ideal will be Swype input, but anything of equal or better speed would be make me change over from Android. For now I am buying an SGS4. I had hoped to buy an iPhone 5S. I can wait another year!
  4. PNutts macrumors 601


    Jul 24, 2008
    Pacific Northwest, US
  5. AAPLinc macrumors 65816

    Jul 27, 2012
    Hollywood, CA
    I think I'll be skipping the 5th gen altogether, and will be going from a 4S to a 6.

    I know it's wayyyy too early to start talking about the 6, I don't want to rain on the 5S/5C parade, but I can't wait to see what it will look like. Redesigns excite me, and I'm getting off the "S" cycle.
  6. Spacial macrumors 6502

    Aug 29, 2013
    I've been an Apple enthusiast for too long to predict anything. But my guess is that iPhone 6 will be a very substantial new phone designed to help Apple catch up to Android.

    They've learned a lot from Google & Samsung, it shows in iOS 7.

    I most certainly plan on buying iP6.
  7. Iphone5preorder macrumors 6502a

    Sep 20, 2012
    I heard people are already lining up for the 6
  8. TommyA6 macrumors 65816

    May 15, 2013
    Why do you think that iPhone 6 will have an A7X chip?
    It will almost certainly be A8. iPad 6 will have A8X
  9. lookn4wifi macrumors regular


    Sep 18, 2012
    I'm looking forward to the retina iPad Mini and the iPhone 6. Skipping the 5S as my iPhone 5 is like a new toy w/ iOS 7.

    My iP6 prediction is the same display size with less border equating to a smaller form factor without loosing display real estate.
  10. Spacial macrumors 6502

    Aug 29, 2013
    You may be right.

    Apple is awfully addicted to its small demure smartphone. Women love it, and the size allow Apple bragging right as one of the smallest smartphones made.
  11. boomhower macrumors 68000


    Oct 21, 2011
    A flexing screen just sounds annoying. Bigger screen, finally step up in memory are the two big changes I'm expecting. Typical CPU and camera improvements. I also expect expanded Touch ID functionality.
  12. fel10 macrumors 68000


    Feb 2, 2010
    Woodstock, GA USA
    As someone who will be upgrading to the new iPad and the iPhone 6, I'm stocked to see what Apple brings to the table.
  13. Carlanga macrumors 604


    Nov 5, 2009
    Q1 2014 iPhone 6 sure....:rolleyes:
    They really know what they are talking about.


    Not all of us like swype so that is that.
  14. upnorth85 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 2, 2011
    MN, USA
    I guess you are right. Existing users like yourself (who likely may not even have used Swype do not like the functionality). The Apple stock is now coming close to being priced like a utility company, because it is becoming a replacement phone for existing iPhone users rather than taking market share from Android phones. The stock is down in the last one year from $705 to $467 - a drop of 33% in value. The developed market is pretty much saturated. In the developing economies of China, India and Brazil, the iPhone market share is in single digits. In China Apple's share of the smart phone market is 5% close to Blackberry's market share in the US.

  15. Carlanga macrumors 604


    Nov 5, 2009
    I own android devices ;) and still don't prefer swype...
  16. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
    The 6 will be cool. I hope its lighter and thinner than the 5. Frankly, the 5 is bugging me a little.
  17. 12vElectronics macrumors 68040


    Jul 19, 2013
    Considering i'm on the NON S cycle, this upcoming year will be a fun one for me on MacRumors!:D
  18. crzdcolombian macrumors 6502a


    Nov 16, 2010
  19. grizzy macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2012
    Wouldn't releasing it in the 1st QTR throw off people's upgrade dates? The only people that would be eligible for a free upgrade would be 4 & 4s owners (save the ones who buy it at full price).

    Seems to me they'll just keep that Sept/Oct cycle.

    Am I missing something?
  20. kevpan815 macrumors 6502

    Jan 7, 2013
    Algonquin, IL U.S.A.
  21. skywalkerr69 macrumors 6502a


    Jan 21, 2011
    New York
    Can't wait for the iPhone 6. Total waste of money to go from the 5 to 5S lol


    I will have fun saving my $ not getting a 5S investing it and using profits for a 6 :D
  22. crzdcolombian macrumors 6502a


    Nov 16, 2010
    have fun making profit off 5 shares of something.

    I see the iphone as free. I got the 3gs for 100 bucks, then sold it for $250 use that to buy the 4s for 200 just sold it for 280 bought the 5s for 200.....

    So free. No guarantee that the 6 will have a bigger screen.
  23. gentlefury macrumors 68030

    Jul 21, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    I really hope so. I would love the same size phone but more screen. No bezel, no home button, and the camera and speaker either under the screen...or that film speaker...so there would be no speaker.

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