iPhone 6 Concept Video Features 4.7-inch display, plenty of awesome

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  1. chris

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    Check out this video. First off, it's extremely well done. The guy did a fantastic job. It doesn't look that much different from official Apple videos. As for the iPhone 6 itself, it's awesome, but not in a crazy, unrealistic way. This looks like a 'safe' evolutionary move. The big news this year will be the bigger display and that's pretty much the only real visual change in this concept.



    Me personally, I think Apple makes some changes to the hardware. Moving to a bigger display requires changes to how you think about the design of the hardware. Anyone who has held a larger Android phone will tell you that the power button on top is a bad idea.

    So will Apple stick to an evolutionary design or will there be big changes along with the bigger display?
     
  2. rambo47

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    Knowing Apple, I suspect they'll do as little re-design as possible. I wish they'd do something a bit more radical, but I'm not expecting much. Of course I'll still buy it though!
     
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    WOW! That was a sweet video! Thanks for sharing it Chris!

    I don't think there will be big sweeping changes besides the bigger display. I think if they give us a bigger display and upgrade the innards with a faster battery, processor and whatever else they make faster. Also better screen resolution to go along with the bigger hardware and of course an upgraded iOS, that will probably be a lot to digest right there. The bigger screen will feel good, look good and be much welcomed.

    Purple hardware or new colors in general along with a pinwheet and a bottle opener will be too much this go around.

    IMHO Just give us all the innard upgrades and a bigger screen and off we go! We'll be happy as pigs in mud.
     
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    All concept videos are awesome, and the new model always falls short in comparison.
     
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    Concept videos/designs are quite often horrible, in my opinion. I don't think it would be difficult for Apple to make a better looking phone than the second concept posted in this thread. It has an invisible home button and Touch ID. What a terrible idea if the landing pad is still the same size. How can you center your thumb/finger over it perfectly if you can't see or feel it? Maybe the entire bottom half is a scanner? I don't think the technology has advanced that fast. Am I the only one who would rather see an 8 MP camera with improved optics than a 13 MP?

    The first concept iPhone (post #1) is pretty nice.
     
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    I've seen some great photos taken with both the 5 and 5s without the improved optics. I don't see Apple getting into a megapixel war. 8 is enough with some improvements.
     
  8. Tattooed Alex

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    I always enjoy watching the different concept videos and then seeing how far off the mark most of them are.
     
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    Bumping the megapixel count would be more of a PR move to appease the folks who get all spun up over stats. For real improvements Apple should work the optics.
     
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    And the problem with that is many people will think that Android with 13 MP has a better camera than the iPhone with it's improved optics 8 MP camera. Ignorance and human nature.
     
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    I would be quite happy if the iPhone 6 looks something similar to this.

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    I like that, but I can't see Apple curving the back like that since it looks so close to the HTC One.
     
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    That's true, but it would feel a bit nicer in the hand with a slight curve.
     
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    The HTC One did feel nice in the hand, that's for sure.
     
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    That render looks like the Moto X from the back to me. I've held the Moto X and it's very nice. That would mark a big departure in styling for Apple, something I don't think they'll do just yet, but it sure would be sweet.
     
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    Don't forget the rounded styling of the 3 and 3G. They were very comfortable to hold.
     
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    True. But would Apple consider that a step backwards as far as styling now? I can think of a lot of reasons to do exactly that, but I don't think Apple is ready to do it.
     
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    I remember Steve Jobs commenting in his keynote how nice the 3G or 3GS felt in the hand with the rounded back. I think a thinner, sleeker, rounded back would be advanced, and not really moving backwards.
     
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    Yes! Thanks for reminding me about how good the 3G and 3GS felt in the hand! I remember when the 4 body style changed it took some getting used to for me and I did miss the feel of the 3GS.

    I think you're right that a thinner, sleeker, rounded back would not be moving backwards.

    This will be exciting to see what Apple comes up with for the 6. I have faith that it will be awesome. IMHO They don't make ugly products.
     
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    We all agree that it would be moving forward (again). Would Apple see it that way though? Jobs would have seen it as a step back and never would ave gone for it. But Tim Cook might have less ego and more responsiveness to customer input and for the overall industry trend.
     

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