New images showing the front panel of Apple’s next-generation smartphone iPhone 6 have been leaked on Tuesday (April 15, 2014). The photos were posted on Chinese social networking site Weibo by two different users but both of them appeared to come from the same production facility. The first picture shows a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 placed next to a 4-inch iPhone 5s while the second one shows the front panel of the yet-to-be-released device side-by-side with the iPhone 5.
From the images, other features such as the front-facing camera, Home button, earpiece and sensors can also be seen. Although an exact iPhone 6 release date is currently unknown, Apple are expect to launch two versions of the device this year. The 4.7-inch model will come out towards the end of the third quarter while the 5.5-inch version by the end of fourth quarter.
Apart from the increased screen, the iPhone 6 will run iOS 8 that is the next version of Apple's mobile operating system. Its will likely receive a bump from 8 megapixels up to around 13 megapixels. The smartphone is expected to be made available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage forms. Its price could well increase by almost $100. Further and more precise specs of the iPhone 6 are still unclear.
Two pictures of the rumoured Iphone 6 are posted on Chinese microblogging website Weibo by two different users on Tuesday (April 15, 2014). One leaked image shows what is claimed to be the front panel from the iPhone 6 and the other one shows it side-by-side with the iPhone 5.
The iPhone 6 is said to have a 64-bit A8 processor, Touch ID fingerprint sensor, 1GB RAM, optical image stabilization, LTPS LCD display panels, metal casings and NFC. The price of the next iPhone could well increase by almost $100.
The image shows an allegedly genuine iPhone 6 manufacturing mold. The iPhone 6 release date will be in 2014. The 4.7-inch model should be launched in late Q3 and the 5.5-inch model should be launched in late Q4.