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7.9mm iPhone 5 to come with 4.1" screen, 1136 x 640 resolution

06 June, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
7.9mm iPhone 5 to come with 4.1A familiar rumor is back - the new confirmation coming from KGI analyst Mingchi Kuo, who is said to have sources close to Apple's supply chain. The next incarnation of the Apple iPhone could turn up with a 4.08-inch display of 1136 x 640 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio and a brightness of 500...


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> In reply to rp @ 2012-09-06 16:08 from Y}KG - click to readnice one....

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  • 2012-09-12 13:58
  • H4tP

Chill. its not yet out.. its jus an assumption. Assumption is the mother of all fuckups :D

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  • 2012-09-06 16:08
  • Y}KG

> In reply to iAm @ 2012-06-07 19:10 from v0qJ - click to readSo you only care about the screen size and not the total phone size? so uyou prefer a monitor that only takes up 60% of the phone size instead of a smaller phone with 80% screen. Then I recommend the old phones with 1" screens but with same dimensions or bigger than the 4,8" s3. Wait, buy one of those first ones that are screenless. They might feel better for ya!

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  • 2012-09-02 18:01
  • 638i

> In reply to RanJos @ 2012-06-08 09:59 from U{x6 - click to readActually you are so right about iphone..

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  • 2012-07-21 00:15
  • fJDM

We want a larger screen for better gameplay, but if you add black bars on the side it is useless! it is basically like a small screen

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  • 2012-06-14 19:15
  • q2AT

the weird screen size will make the iPhone more restrictive. To add up with all the restrictions already on the previous models. Apple is all about money moneymoney. No bluetooth transfers (oops? U dont know iPhone has BT? Cause its useless) no mass storage mode, iTunes everything, they do all this just so that they can still earn money after u purchase the phone!

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  • 2012-06-08 10:51
  • uSPc

I'd rather buy a MacBook Pro with the same money. Frankly speaking, iPhones aren't worth their price.

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  • 2012-06-08 09:59
  • U{x6

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-06-07 05:05 from j8Sw - click to readWhat a load of bs!

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  • 2012-06-08 06:04
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  • jackskellington6sic6
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> In reply to iAm @ 2012-06-07 19:10 from v0qJ - click to readUm.. 4s had a slightly stronger gourmet but that's it. Definitely obviously not now. And if you compared samples the iPhone definitely was not in camera lead. You cannot just go by what people say. Especially when its one or two reviews while all samples, proof, and even other reviews say different. And no the standard screen size is no longer 3.5inch. Has not been for quite a while now. IPhone lost the whole Retina thing a while back since HD phones. They are technically retina too. So retina in bigger, better, HD screens. And to just simply state Android is complicated.

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  • 2012-06-08 03:22
  • q8Q8

& like I've said, I fight fair. I don't always don't like samsung, htc, nokia (I'm a fan of nokia actually), or any other comp. If they've done something amazing, I give them credit too. Like the innovations of the s3. Truly amazing. Well, maybe except for the screen size.

I may be an apple fan but I'm no hater or lover for a reason.

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  • 2012-06-07 19:14
  • v0qJ

> In reply to jackskellington6sic6 @ 2012-06-07 05:01 from q8Q8 - click to readI am not a hater troll. I may be an Apple fan but I'm open minded. I fight fair. I'm not like those other fanboys who keep saying "iPhone sucks!" or "iPhone is just stupid" or iPhone this, Steve that, iOS this w/no apparent reason or proof. I argue only when someone is wrong about something. I don't base my argument on thin air. Sorry but I'm too lazy to paste the links but the iPhone has a better camera, much better resolution, graphics, & a standard screen size. & YES, 3.5 is the standard screen size. It's just the range of most users' hands. I'm not saying androids' larger screen size is dull. But 4.8 is just too much. The s2's screen is just the biggest if you ask me.

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  • 2012-06-07 19:10
  • v0qJ

i am person, i have brain, i have phone with call and sms function, it cost new with warranty under 30, i have money to buy better but for what? i have phone, i can call. this battery eaters and money over window.

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  • 2012-06-07 14:25
  • pU$E

Firstly I will add that I am a completely unbiased mobile phone user. Im not a troll, fanboy or any other names that the immature commenters refer to. I have never had any iPhone but I appreciate what they can do and why people buy them.

My personal opinion is that the new iPhone 5 will probably give a better reason for non iPhone users (Blackberry & Symbian owners primarily) to buy one. I have always considered screen size to be something that needed to be increased on the iPhone and I'm glad they've done it. Maybe 4.3inch would have been better considered though.

Hardward and software-wise I like the fact the front facing camera is HD and that they have kept the 8mp camera (to be honest you dont need more than 8mp these days). I dont think that the phone will "beat" (if thats legal to say) the likes of the top tier Android phones like GS3 and ONE X but it will be interesting to see what processing speed and graphics chip it has and how it compares.

And if the rumours are true that it will be only 7.9mm thats good news! I've always found iPhones to be quite thick and heavy. How the technology has evolved I feel Apple should make a lighter phone but keep the durability of previous models.

That being said, I am a proud user of HTC Android phones and it is highly unlikely that I will even think about changing.

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  • 2012-06-07 14:17
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  • jackskellington6sic6
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> In reply to SriSan @ 2012-06-07 09:57 from vGV% - click to readLol. First off that's a lot more than one thing.
Amoled blows ips and all others away and these HD screens are Retina too.
The S3 of course has a better cpu thatn the 4s and sorry cores does not mean everything. You don't even know how many cores the Mali is running anyway. The mali is still stronger.
You keep repeating about cpu and gpu
thats all preference.
Im sure there are many IOS users here disliking your comment and of course my reply

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  • 2012-06-07 13:09
  • q8Q8

> In reply to SriSan @ 2012-06-07 09:57 from vGV% - click to readPoint by point attempt. Commendable to some degree. But lacking since your punctuations, grammar and spellings are literally all over the place. That's precisely why you need more inches for screen buddy. Larger keyboard real estate. Less typos possibility.

The 4S won on code efficiency not by hw choice. Only reason why Apple selected PowerVR SGX 543MP2 were due to SDK and code compression superiority that game devs favor. Mali 400's a bit inferior yes but moving forward which companies can adopt newer A15 tech faster? Normally that'll be Android and other iOS rivals (if Win Phone and MeeGo/Tizen are worth mentioning). Apple are stuck to its way of an iPhone refresh per iOS interval to maintain the illusion of consistency. Voila charging current RRPs on older tech works for them.

I'm a SGS2 I9100G user and I concede that code wise Android still need lots of cleaning up to do. Having that said, on the aspect of hardware the Apple RDF are a non factor. As previously mentioned, Sony or HTC can easily come up with an uprated Note killer EASILY once they can gather enough courage to do so. When that happens not even a 5" iPhone can do much to move market share. Maintain superior profit margin maybe.

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  • 2012-06-07 12:43
  • IVNB

The iOS app's developers will going to have spinning heads now trying to cater for 3 damn screen sizes. Muahahaha!!!! At least the Android developers are already seasoned with such screen criterias.

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  • 2012-06-07 12:11
  • IaCh

Anyway that sort of resolution is abit odd. It should be 720p to match the standards.

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  • 2012-06-07 11:03
  • PEU}

Nothing special, nothing interesting.

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  • 2012-06-07 10:53
  • 0mq$

guysssssssssssss...who al android user they must realizw 1thing about Apple .......... !

1. ips + Retina Display Slightly Better than Amoled
2. Cpu under clocked by apple bcoz of poor battery life ...its overclocked wen we upgrade 5.1.1 slightly les power than s2 but a5x chip better than s3 processor even though slightly less power with awesome optimize cuz iphone lesser model same architecture so its very easy to get premium quality apps
3. iphone 4s Dual core gpu s2 mali 400 single core gpu
iphone 5 sgx543mp4 quad core gpu stil s3 fail single core gpu..... so worst hd gaming perfomance :P
4.india only iphone price too high but worthy .....@usa not much difference

5. biggest disapoinment iphone screen zize but stil little happy .... 4.1 "decent if tat bcom 4.7 no 1 wil go fr android .... ":P im happy wth 4.1 :)

6. camera quality ,aperture,exposure everything gud @ iphones f/2.2 blah blah . better user friendly camera apps which we wont get in android :P

actuallyi hate samsung & lg concepty they releasing bunchof mobile slight diff :P please release likiphone models optimize proply with premium desgin if tat happn android rockzz....

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  • 2012-06-07 09:57
  • vGV%

extremely looooooooooooooooooooooooool

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  • 2012-06-07 09:53
  • TXix

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