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Apple iPhone 6 rumors roundup – leaked case reveals design changes, iPhone 5s sees a price drop


We have few more months to see the launch of Apple’s next-gen iPhone 6, but we’ve got some hint at the handset size, design and some more information via various sources.

A French website ‘Nowhereelse.fr‘ has published some photos of alleged iPhone 6 Silicon Jelly cases, which shows the rumored features in its design. But, the name of the case manufacturer hasn’t been revealed yet.

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Some key features disclosed by the new iPhone 6 case includes a 4.7-inch display size, change of placement of the power button from top of the handset to the right side of the device (similar to Samsung’s high-end Android smartphones), rectangular volume rockers at the left side of the handset and an opening for camera and flash at the same old place, i.e., at the top left side of the rear panel.

Many iPhone experts and analysts expects that the company will be launching a redesigned iPhone 6 in this year – may be a 4.7-inch as well as a 5.5-inch phablet sized iPhone.

Meanwhile, one of the popular retailer RadioShack begins selling iPhone 5s for $99.99 with contract, with $100 discount for the first time. We expect many other retailers will follow the RadioShack’s discount offer. But Apple Stores continues to sell the 16GB device for $199.99.

Well, we all know that iPhone’s price drop hints at a new successor’s arrival. Does that mean Apple to release the flagship sooner than its usual launch dates? While many other recently released high-end Android smartphones saw a price dip since its release date, Apple iPhone 5s’ price wasn’t came down from $199.99.

Regarding iPhone 6 rumors, analysts expect a steeper price tag for Apple’s next flagship as the result of the large-screen display and improved internal parts such as sapphire glass display. The price could see as much as $100 jump from previous model’s launch price.

Alleged large-screen iPhone 6
Alleged large-screen iPhone 6

There are many unconfirmed rumors suggests that Apple iPhone 6 to come with two different screen sizes. Chinese analysts expected a June launch of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones. We have also seen some leaked photos of alleged large-screen iPhone 6, but we don’t confirm those leaked photos’ authenticity.

Wrapping up the rumors and speculations of Apple iPhone 6, we have summarized the mostly confirmed details. iPhone 6 will be coming with 2 sizes – 4.7-inch with 1334 x 750 pixels resolution and a 5.5-inch device with Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. First one could debut in September 2014, while the latter one could see the launch date in Christmas shopping season. There will be no major changes to the camera megapixels, while the company will improve the image stability by providing a dedicated and powerful processor. Apple will introduce its A8 CPU and will insert only 1GB of RAM, Touch ID (fingerprint scanner) and NFC to the device.

Stay tuned for more iPhone 6 rumors and speculations updates. Please post your valuable opinions in the comments field below.


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