Rumor: Apple Testing 3.9-inch new iPhone 5

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You can actually research the Chinese factory online that shows the front part of the new iPhone during a factory interview and walkthrough from a local news station.
 

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I really hope that is fake.


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Me and You both! It would take some really serious getting used to if this is the new iPhone. I don't care about the video and the reports from reputable sources, I take all this with a grain of salt. Apple is about beautiful as well as functional products. They don't follow, they lead.

That is neither beautiful or functional. It's high point is the thin new unibody frame, and that is a good thing. The headphone jack on the bottom is a weird, non-Apple iPhone, not too functional (for me anyway) addition. It's on their iPod touch, that's fine, on the iPhone seems to not be a smart move.

I can't really see this being it. It's gotta be a bad joke...or at least I hope it is.
 
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Like others have mentioned, headphone port / jack on the bottom? I seriously hope they wouldn't make that kind off botched move!
 

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iPods have had headphone ports on the bottom since the beginning. It makes sense for pretty much all uses except using the headphone out with a dock, but most docks have superior audio facilities via the dock port anyway.

And the new design is growing on me. I don't think it's ugly at all.

I just hope it comes with a dock port adapter and that it's as thin as they can possibly make it so I don't need to get all new accessories. It would be a bummer, but I couldn't complain because I've hated the flimsy, prone-to-failure dock port since the beginning. They gotta change it at some point.
 
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iPods have had headphone ports on the bottom since the beginning. It makes sense for pretty much all uses except using the headphone out with a dock, but most docks have superior audio facilities via the dock port anyway.

And the new design is growing on me. I don't think it's ugly at all.

I just hope it comes with a dock port adapter and that it's as thin as they can possibly make it so I don't need to get all new accessories. It would be a bummer, but I couldn't complain because I've hated the flimsy, prone-to-failure dock port since the beginning. They gotta change it at some point.
the port only bothers me because i will only have 1 iPhone cord if they switch.

and like you and some others have said, all the ipod have the headphone jacks on the bottom so it makes sense that they would just continue this to their latest product. i don't necessarily like it but i cant really see it being a problem for me. as long as they make it to where you can turn the iPhone completely upside down, which you cannot currently do.
 

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Hard to even believe this could be real with the dude's website logo plastered on every background screen. Headphone jack on the bottom is kind of strange if this is real. Almost seems like a step back from the 4/4S design, but they could be tired of the cracked screen complaints.
 

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When they mentioned a bigger screen I was not picturing just a slightly longer screen. Such a slight difference won't be very noticeable. The media is going on and on about "a bigger iPhone coming up." When people see it they will say "that's it."
 

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iPhone 5 renderings based on "leaked" parts...

Don't shoot the messenger... just saying'.

 

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Notice the date on the calendar?
The only Wednesday on the 13th for this year happens this month :)
At least there was enough thought in that, for some picky fool like me. LOL
 

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to be honest this video makes the 5 look better than the latest parts leak video.

the white is pretty sweet too