iPhone 6 Leak Seems to Confirm a Much Larger Screen Is Coming

By Mike Schuster  APR 15, 2014 2:20 PM

Validating months of rumors, a leaked image purportedly of the iPhone 6 front panel shows Apple is ready to make a bigger iPhone.

 


Given the number of big-screened Android (NASDAQ:GOOG) devices that have been on the market for years, many folks have been wondering when Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) would finally bite the bullet and offer up an iPhone with a larger screen. To say nothing of the four-inch screens of the models post-iPhone 5, holdout users still rocking an iPhone 4S and earlier must feel like giants while squinting into the 3.5-inch screens.
 
Well, validating rumors that have been circulating for months, a leaked photo allegedly of the iPhone 6 front panel appears to confirm the existence of a much larger iPhone.
 
Appearing on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo, the image features the enlarged front panel of the iPhone 6 -- other hardware isn't included in the shot -- being held next to a modern-day model. As you can see below, the upcoming iPhone 6 absolutely dwarfs versions currently on the market, looking more like a Samsung (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) Galaxy phone than something released from the Apple camp.


 
Inside sources have been asserting that Apple would be releasing two iPhone 6 models, one with a 4.7-inch screen this year -- likely around August or September -- and another with a whopping (for Apple) 5.5-inch screen set to launch next year. And depending on how much you trust the word of reality-show hosts famous for firing people on camera, almost everyone is predicting a larger iPhone this fall. (See: Apple Releasing Larger iPhones Because of Donald Trump, Trump Believes.)
 
And sure enough, the French fan site iPhone.fr overlaid some dimensions atop the leaked image, confirming the 4.7-inch screen size. Whether that means a 5.5-incher is on its way remains to be seen.
 
Or leaked, as the case may be.

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