Tech website 9 to 5 Mac published leaked photos of Apple's iPhone 5. The website claimed that the photos are "real and genuine."
9 to 5 Mac said that the leaked photos were from trusted sources directly from the supply chain of Apple in Asia.
In the photo, it is obvious that there will be minor changes on the physical appearance of the phone as the company tried to stick with the minimalist design that it is known for. The leaked photos validated the unconfirmed reports of larger screens of the much awaited iOS device.
The photo showed that Apple is finally joining the bandwagon of smartphones with larger screens and bid goodbye to its 3.5 inch screen. There are reasons why iPhone 5 will have 4-inch screen display. Moreover, the photo holds truth to the new micro dock connector, which is smaller and is placed at the bottom of the device.
The photo showed an opening between its back camera lens and the LED flash. 9 to 5 Mac speculated that it could be a relocated microphone opening for better audio recording. The front camera also looks like it has been moved from its original place; from the earpiece to above it and centered.
The back of the iPhone may also be changed and will include metal plating. The photos also showed that the back frame appears to be molded together with the antenna band, which gives the phone a stronger cover that is also thinner and lighter.
There are a lot of rumors of what will be inside the iPhone 5. Tech websites claimed that Apple will be incorporating 4G/LTE connectivity feature in the smartphone as well as an A5X Chip. This will ensure faster browsing of the internet on your phone. Some of the possible features of the much awaited device will be unveiled at the upcoming WWDC event.
9 to 5 Mac has the credibility of being one of the accurate websites when it comes to Apple rumors. The photos may not be the finalized design of the new iPhone but it is definitely the design that Apple is working on.
There are rumors that claimed that the new iPhone will be released this June. However, there are proofs that the new iOS device will be launched October. This includes the fact that Apple would like to stick on its schedule and keep a one-year cycle before releasing an upgraded version of the device in order to maximize profits.
The iPhone 5 can expect intense competition in the smartphone market, especially with the release of rival Samsung Galaxy S3, which got rave reviews from critics and reviewers. Samsung, HTC and Apple currently have the greatest smartphone offering. However, Google and Facebook will also be launching their own smartphones.
Still, the Cupertino-based company is tight-lipped regarding the rumors surrounding the iPhone 5.
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