Apple iPhone 6 preview

UPDATED 22/07/14: Apple may be preparing for the biggest iPhone launch yet with a huge ramp in production

If you’re an iPhone 5 owner who has yet to snap up the new iPhone 5s or 5c, chances are you’re holding out for the next iteration of the iPhone, like a sensible gadgeteer. 

The iPhone 6 remains a complete mystery so far - but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from grinding away, and some even have a ring of truth about them.

So then, what are the web's commentators saying about the iPhone 6? Well…

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Makeover time

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It’s very likely that the iPhone 6’s design will be different enough from the iPhone 5s to earn it its all-new number.

Traditionally, ‘s’ devices have kept the same design as their predecessors, with major differences appearing on the insides.

Apple will get a lot of flak if the iPhone 6 turns out to be a 5s with faster innards, so we’re expecting an all-new aluminium design.

There’s currently no indication as to what the iPhone 6 will look like, but that hasn’t stopped artist Frederico Ciccarese from creating an iPad-inspired iPhone 6 render, which borrows the curved metal back and shiny chamfered edges from the iPad Air and iPad Mini.

The renders keep the Touch ID fingerprint sensor Home button, which we expect to see return in the iPhone 6 as well.

Update 09/01/14: A reportedly genuine metal iPhone 6 casing has been posted to Weibo by Chinese site CTech.

Apart from appearing to be ludicrously thin, it's also wider and taller, supporting rumours of a larger screen.

If true, it means the iPhone 6 will have the largest screen of any iPhone to date, letting it finally compete with its Android phablet rivals.

Designer Martin Hajek has also created some beautiful renders based on schematics leaked by previously reliable Japanese site Macotakara.

Update 17/04/14: French site Nowehereelse.fr has posted spy shots of reportedly genuine iPhone 6 batteries. Interestingly, the connector pins have shifted from the side to the top, suggesting that an internal redesign has occurred to help make way for a larger screen.

Update 07/05/14: Italian site Macitynet has posted images of what purports to be an iPhone 6 dummy unit alongside the iPhone 5s and a Samsung Galaxy S5. The pics seem to back up the rumours of a taller, wider iPhone 6, with rounded edges and an all-black anodised aluminium finish. Also notable is the protruding camera array, similar to the design of the current iPod Touch.

Update 16/04/14: A reportedly genuine leak of an iPhone 6 manufacturing mould once again points to at least one larger iPhone in the works. French site Nowhereelse.fr has scaled up the image using the iPhone 4s for comparison, and it believes that we could be looking at around a 4.7in screen size, which fits in with all the rumours we've heard so far.

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Update 27/05/14: Foxconn is reportedly building the bulk of the iPhone 6 production run, according to a report from Taiwanese tech title DigiTimes [via AppleInsider]. The report reaffirms Apple's plans to launch a a 4.7in version and a 5.5in version of the iPhone 6; Apple supplier Pegatron will produce around 30 per cent of the 4.7in model, and none of the 5.5in version. Foxconn is expected to begin supplying the 4.7in iPhone in July, with the 5.5in version following in August.For those with smaller fingers (or pocketbooks), an "existing" model of the 4in iPhone will continue to be produced by Wistron – likely the iPhone 5s. Interestingly, the report suggests that the 4.7in and 4in models will be the "main sales force for Apple in 2014," suggesting that the 5.5in variant is aimed at a niche market. Apple iPhone 6 review

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Update 09/06/14: Another reportedly genuine iPhone 6 case has leaked courtesy of French site nowehereelse.fr. The leaked case shows off the now-familiar slimmer, rounder design, and further supports past leaks and rumours of an all-metal rear.

The Apple logo appears to be cut out too, stirring up whispers of a rear notification LED. Although we personally can't see Apple going down this route ourselves (after all, not many people place their phones screen-down), it could be a design throwback to the MacBook, albeit one that's likely to have an impact on battery life.

Update 13/06/14: The iPhone 6 has leaked again – this time, GSM Arena has snaffled a picture of the phone alongside its likely main rival, the Samsung Galaxy S5. The image shows off the expected larger screen, along with a clearly visible power switch on the right edge. It's also possible to make out the rumoured curved edges on the phone's body – harking back to the design of the original iPhone.

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Update 17/06/14: Yet more photos of the iPhone 6 have emerged, this time apparently of a non-working dummy model. The first image above shows it next to an iPhone 5s and HTC One (M8). As you can see, it's not far off the size of the latter. Also note that, in the other images, the back of the iPhone 6 doesn't apparently feature the two-tone LED flash on the iPhone 5s – has Apple removed it, or possibly integrated it into some kind of single dual-colour LED?

Update 18/06/14: You probably won't remember the name Jimmy Lin. He's the fellow that leaked the iPhone 5c before its launch last year, and now he's reportedly done the same with the iPhone 6.

Lin has shared pictures of an allegedly genuine iPhone 6 on Chinese site Weibo, after previously leaking images of the smaller 4.7in model, which he stated was a beta for testing purposes.

This latest picture shows off the larger size of the 5.5in iPhone 6 against what appears to be an iPhone 5s being repaired.

It's hard to tell whether or not the unit is genuine, but given Lin's past leaks, we could be looking at the real deal.

Update 24/06/14: Bloomberg's source has once again added fuel to the dual iPhone rumour flames. Its source believes that Apple will release a 4.7in and 5.5in iPhone in September, both of which will feature rounder and thinner designs, which also matches up with all the leaked pictures we've seen to date.

The screens will also apparently taper off towards the edges, thanks to some curved glass magic, which should make the new iPhones feel even thinner.

The rumour come straight after leaked model photos of the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, which indicate that all three devices will sport Touch ID Home buttons. No surprises there.

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Big screen at last – and solar power?

Apple needs to bump up the screen size of the iPhone 6 if it wants to compete with the large 5in full HD screens of competitors like the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and LG G2.

Japanese tech publication MacFun believes that the iPhone 6 will have a 5in full HD display, which should go a long way towards silencing the mocking laughter of Android fans who are already strolling around with their larger pixel-packed screens.

However, Expert Reviews believes that the iPhone 6’s screen might have an even higher 2,272x1,280 resolution so that existing apps can be scaled up easily.

The screen is also expected to be a Sharp IXGO display, which means that Apple can shave off a few precious millimteres of thickness by giving the iPhone 6 a thinner, more power efficient screen.

There are also rumours that the iPhone 6 will feature a super-hard sapphire glass display, which will be produced by GT Advanced Technologies which already produces the camera lens and Touch ID home button sapphire glass.

That means that nothing short of a diamond will be able to make a mark on the iPhone 6’s screen, which will be a very welcome upgrade indeed.

Update 11/11/13: Whelp, things are about to get pretty confusing. According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on 4.7in and 5.5in iPhone models. Whether or not these are experimental prototypes or final products remains to be seen, but at least we can generally agree that, whatever the final size, the iPhone 6 will arrive with the biggest screen yet seen on an Apple smartphone.

Not only that, but Bloomberg's source also states that the iPhone 6 will arrive with a curved glass display which  wraps around the edge of the device. Watch out LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Round.

Update 21/01/14: Analyst Sun Changxu backs up Bloomberg's claims of smaller and larger iPhone 6 variants, differing only in the specifics – apparently the larger iPhone will sport a 5.7in screen.

Update 23/01/14: Another day, another analyst chipping in with more claims of a big-screen iPhone. This time it's the Cowen Group’s Timothy Arcuri who's been consulting the entrails and the paths of migrating birds (or, you know, sources in the supply chain), concluding that the iPhone 6 is "locked down" with a 4.8in screen.

Oh, and finally, Apple is also reportedly tinkering away on a pressure-sensitive display which can detect how hard you're pressing it, although it's unlikely that the magical tech will be present in the next iPhone.

Update 11/07/14: Chinese media reports that the iPhone 6's screen will benefit from all-new, never-seen-before haptic technology. The tech will allow the screen to vibrate in a wider variety of ways and even deliver different vibrations depending on where your finger touches the screen. The drawback? This new haptic motor is apparently two to three times as expensive as the one in the iPhone 5s.

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Updated 09/05/14: New images of an iPhone 6 dummy model have been tweeted by prolific Apple leaker Sonny Dickson. While the image of the phone's back shows off the familiar curved profile, it's round the front that things get interesting. A pattern of reflections on the left hand side of the screen suggests that the iPhone 6 may, indeed, have a curved display – a first for Apple if it proves to be true. Or it could just be wonky lighting.

One photo shows off the reverse of the phone in three different colours – the familiar gold, Space Grey and silver hues. It's worth noting that all three dummy models look somewhat rough around the edges, but Sonny Dickson's reputation with Apple leaks precedes him – so we'll give him the benefit of the doubt for now.

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The best look at the iPhone 6 yet (sort of)

Update 30/06/14: YouTuber Tom Rich has given us the most in-depth look at the iPhone 6 yet. Sort of.

Rich has wrapped his hands around a non-working 4.7in iPhone 6 dummy unit, comparing it to rivals like the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8), before super-imposing iOS8 into the unit's screen, showing off the difference in size between the current iPhone 5s' 4.3in display.

The 4.7in iPhone 6 model is only slightly smaller than the 5in Galaxy S5 and HTC On (M8) rivals, implying that the 5.5in version might be uncomfortable to use one-handed for people with regular-sized hands.

Update 01/03/14: Apple leaker Sonny Dickinson has shared a photo of what he claims to be two genuine 4.7in and a 5.5in iPhone 6 glass front panels, further confirming the existence of two new iPhones. 

The panels appear to round off at the edges, suggesting a seamless connection between the screen and the sides of the iPhone itself.

Update 07/07/14: A trio of iPhone 6 dummy units in gold, black and grey have leaked online, courtesy of a tweet sent out by Apple leaker Sonny Dickson.

The photo matches up with all previous iPhone 6 leaks, and appears to show off the 4.7in models, although the exact size is hard to determine without a regular iPhone 5s for scale.

More megapixels

The iPhone 5s has an excellent camera with dual-tone flash for more natural colour reproduction, and we expect the same flash to remain in the iPhone 6. 

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Given the iPhone 6’s larger screen (and therefore larger build) though, we could also see a bump in megapixels and sensor size as there’ll be more room for Apple to play around with.

Update 13/01/14: China's Nomura Security has told the China Post that the iPhone 6 won't be bumping up its megapixel count. 

Instead, it'll apparently keep the same 8MP camera that's currently nestled inside the iPhone 5s, with one major improvement – optical image stabilisation (OIS).

OIS is already present in impressive smartphone cameras like the ones found in the Nokia Lumia 1020 and LG G2, and it should provide iPhone 6 owners with sharper, more detailed shots in low-light conditions, thanks to longer shutter speeds resulting in the capture of more light.

This is supported by a recent OIS Apple patent which outlines the use of a coil and magnet assembly for driving the movement of the lens.

Coupled with improved auto-focus and the iPhone 5s' impressive camera performance, the iPhone 6's photos are unlikely to disappoint, even without an increase in megapixels.

Update 05/02/14:​ Chinese site IT168’s sources now believe that the iPhone 6 will land with a 10MP camera, contradicting previous rumours of an 8MP snapper.

Megapixels aren’t everything though, and the iPhone 6 will also apparently arrive with an f/1.8 aperture lens – an improvement over the iPhone 5s’ current f/2.2 lens.

iPhone 6 users can expect to take pictures with a shallower depth of field, keeping subjects in sharp focus while blurring the background.

The site also believes that Apple will opt for a new resin lens filter, created by Japanese manufacturer JSR.

The filter itself is found in digital cameras with CMOS image sensors and it’s lighter and thinner than existing IR filters. The benefits of the newer filter are likely to be clearer shots and more accurate colours.

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Update 02/04/14: The iPhone 6 is reportedly so thin that its rear camera will stick out slightly like the one found on the latest-gen iPod Touch. Coupled with an Apple patent which outlines how a protruding lens could be surrounded by a bayonet mount for interchangeable lenses, this could be big news for smartphone snappers.

The patent describes how the different lenses like wide-angle or fisheye offerings can be securely screwed over a camera lens. The system is much more secure than magnetic attachment, and if if true, the iPhone 6 will be even more of a formidable pocket camera than the iPhone 5s already is.

Update 07/05/14: According to Chinese analyst Sun Chang Xu, the iPhone 6's camera will increase its 1.5µ pixel size to 1.7µ. That's close to the HTC One (M8)'s  2µ pixel size – the much-touted "Ultrapixel" camera that's designed to excel at low-light shooting. Xu also claims that the iPhone 6's camera will feature electronic image stabilisation to reduce blur.

Update 25/06/14: The latest rumours suggest that the iPhone 6’s camera will feature optical image stabilisation, which should reduce blur and improve detail in low-light shots. 

A ‘floating lens’ design will help stabilise photos, making up for jerky hand movements. It’ll also allow for a longer shutter speed, which will result in more light being captured, with less blur to boot. We've already seen benefits of this system in devices like the LG G3.

Analysts from Pacific Crest Securities believe that the OIS tech will be limited to the larger 5.5in iPhone 6 model, which could be due to supply constraints, or Apple could simply be releasing the larger model as its flagship device.

Update 17/07/14: Chinese site Digi-wo.com reports that Apple is considering upgrading its main camera sensor to a 13MP Sony-made model – a big bump from the 8MP sensor used in the iPhone 4S, 5c and 5s. The sensor would be the same Exmor RS model used in several of Sony's Xperia smartphones.

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Glowing rear

UPDATE 21/07/03: The iPhone 6 could have a glowing rear Apple logo like its distant MacBook relative.

Photos leaked by uSwitch (with the aid of famed Apple leaker Sonny Dickson) show off the rear housing of an iPhone 6, with a plastic panel that's thin enough to let line shine through it.

Apart from attracting moths, the logo could be used as a blinking notification light - a handy function if the device is face down.

Beefier insides

Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor is already blazing fast, but if previous generations of iPhones are anything to go by, we could see a souped-up A7x processor beating within the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 could also be the first iPhone to sport 2GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, though we imagine the latter will bump up the price by a considerable amount.

Update 23/01/14: Analyst Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company reckons that the new iPhone will play nice with the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, as found in the 2013 line of Macs and Apple's AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule routers.

Update 23/01/14:  ESM-China's chief analyst Sun Chang Xu believes that Apple will include pressure, temperature and humidity senors in the iPhone 6.

The pressure sensor will measure atmospheric pressure as opposed to blood pressure, which is instead a skill that's expected to be a part of the iWatch's sensory arsenal for iOS 8's Health app.

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The environmental sensors are expected to be managed by the iPhone 6's M7 motion co-processor, which'll leave iPhone 6's main processor (expected to be the A7x) free to run more demanding apps and games.

While weather apps already take care of temperature and humidity information for your general area, there is one overlooked bonus - GPS accuracy. When a GPS reading is combined with barometer data, devices can more accurately pinpoint your position, orientation and velocity, cutting down on the number of calculations required to get a GPS lock.

Update 26/06/14: Chinese site Wei Feng believes that that larger 5.5in iPhone 6 model will land with a massive 128GB of internal storage, which should satiate the lust of most diehard media fans.

The smaller 4.7in version will reportedly land in 32GB and 64GB flavours only. Neither iPhone 6 model will have a 16GB option. 

Update 18/07/2014: Another Chinese site, CNBeta, reports the iPhone 6's main processor will actually be called the A8 – and it won't increase the amount of CPU cores used by the A7. Yes, while pretty much every other top of the range smartphone is quad-core, Apple's apparently happy sticking with dual-core. But that doesn't mean it's going to be slow: it may be clocked at 2GHz or more (the iPhone 5s' A7 chip is 1.3GHz) and will be smaller and more efficient than the A7.

Bigger tank

The extra space created by the iPhone 6’s larger body should result in a bigger battery, which will be a crucial requirement if Apple wants to retain the iPhone 5s’ battery life despite a larger, more pixel-packed display on offer.

Update 28/01/14: The iPhone 6 could feature solar charging tech built into the screen, according to a report by Seeking Alpha's Matt Margolis. He's pieced together evidence from different sources – including Apple job postings for "thin films engineers" with solar experience and expenditure on sapphire materials and cutting-edge lasers – to reach his conclusion. Forbes notes that solar charging technology would enable Apple to keep battery weight down, allowing for a lighter, thinner device. And the technology isn't that far-fetched; Alcatel demoed its own solar charging screen technology at CES 2014.

Update 16/07/14: According to AppleInsider, Taiwanese battery maker Simplo Technologies has succeeded where Apple’s current battery suppliers Samsung and LG Chemical have failed: it’s made batteries thin and flexible enough for the iPhone 6. The phone is apparently so skinny that it requires a battery less than 2mm thick, and neither Samsung nor LG could deliver – but Simplo can. That means one less problem for Apple as the iPhone 6 goes into production.

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iOS 8

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Update 03/06/14: The iPhone 6 will almost certainly launch with Apple's new iOS 8 operating system. All previous versions of iOS have debuted with a new bit of hardware, and given that we know iOS 8 will be out in the autumn, it stands to reason that it will arrive on the iPhone 6.

So what's new about it? Rather a lot, actually.

For starters, iOS 8 will mark a major break with the past for Apple, in that third-party apps will have greater access to the OS' inner workings. You'll now be able to install third-party widgets into the Notification Centre, add third-party keyboards such as Swype and SwiftKey.

Apps will also be able to install extensions within other apps. So, for instance, tapping on an image within Apple's Photos apps will give you the option to apply filters from other photography apps you may have installed.

They'll even be able to work with Touch ID, so the possibility of paying for an Ebay purchase with the tap of a finger is now very real. But, because of the way Apple will still control security, third-party apps won't themselves have access to your fingerprint or other sensitive info - so you won't need to worry about your data being stolen.

As has long been rumoured, iOS 8 will also see the arrival of a Health app. It'll work with the new HealthKit tool for devs and will collect data from all of your third-party health and fitness apps, syncing and presenting it all in the one place.

Even without any hardware developments, Health could prove a very useful app. Health and fitness trackers are notoriously bad at working well with each other, meaning that you usually have to go into several apps in order to view all of your data. Apple's solution could put an end to this, and big partners such as Nike are already on board.

That said, we wouldn't be surprised to see Apple include a hardware feature or two to make the most of the new app. The iPhone 5s' M7 motion co-processor is already capable of tracking and analysing movement data, but if the iPhone 6 included a heart-rate monitor such as the one on the Samsung Galaxy S5, that would give it greater powers. Or maybe that's something that will feature on the fabled iWatch...

Gaming should be big news on the iPhone 6. As well as having a larger, more finger-friendly screen and more powerful processor, it'll also gain new skills via iOS 8. Apple's invented a new programming language, called Swift, and a developer tool called Metal, and together they should bring console-quality graphics to the iPhone.

At WWDC, Apple showed off a demo of a game called Zen Garden, which looked seriously nice. The App Store is also being reworked to make it easier to find the best games (and apps in general), and we expect big releases to arrive with iOS 8 in the autumn.

And then there's Continuity. That's Apple's name for a raft of services which link your iPhone to your iPad and your Mac, so long as it's running the new OS X Yosemite (which will also debut in the autumn). Chief among them is Handoff, which will let you start a task on one device and continue it on another. For instance you could tap out half an email on your iPhone, then stroll over to your Mac and with a single click on the Mail icon, finish it off there. You'll also be able to pick up phone calls on your Mac using your iPhone's connection, or create a hot spot with a single click when you don't have any Wi-Fi.

And we could go on: iCloud Drive will bring Dropbox-like document storage and syncing to iOS; Family Sharing will enable you to share iTunes and App Store purchases with up to six family members; HomeKit will let Apple control all of your home-automation gadgets; mail and messaging will get new abilities; Siri will be smarter; Photos will be synced across devices... But this is an iPhone 6 preview, so we'll say no more about iOS 8, except that you'll get a full analysis of it in our iOS 8 preview.

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Price and release date

We expect the iPhone 6 models to be labelled with the same price tags as their iPhone 5s counterparts. 

Update 21/01/14 Analyst Sun Changxu and blogger Eldar Murtazin both claim that the iPhone 6 will launch in June 2014, pointing to "shorter cycles for the whole industry." A launch so soon after the September 2013 debut of the iPhone 5s would mark a break from the norm, but it would make for a big announcement at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.

Update 23/01/14 Analyst Timothy Arcuri may agree with his fellow financial wizards on the iPhone 6's boosted screen size, but he differs in his opinion of when it's going to launch. Citing sources within the supply chain, he claims that the iPhone 6 will launch in September, as its predecessors have.

Update 27/03/14 Digitimes reports that Apple has only just placed orders with two smartphone battery suppliers in the Far East. That suggests that the iPhone 6 is not yet in mass production, which in turn points to a release this autumn (September, most likely) rather than June.

Update 07/05/14: Apple supplier Pegatron has received a 15 per cent share of orders for the 4.7in iPhone 6, according to Taiwan's Commercial Times (via AppleInsider). Production of iPhones will rise from 35m in 2013 to 50m this year – the boost in production coming from the iPhone 6, which according to "supply chain rumours," will debut in September.

Update 27/05/14: German carrier Deutsche Telekom has reportedly told its call centre representatives that the iPhone 6 will hit store shelves on Friday 19th September, according to apfelpage.de. AppleInsider points out that the date is likely an educated guess, though it's consistent with previous iPhone launches.

Update 04/06/14: Apple has announced that iOS 8 will be available "this fall". That's American-speak for this autumn. So September is still looking likely.

Update 22/07/14: Apple is reportedly looking to avoid any chance of iPhone 6 shortages by ensuring some 70 to 80 million units are ready to be sold this year alone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company has requested its China-based suppliers deliver this amount – easily the largest initial production run of an iPhone model – by the end of December. To give you some perspective of how many units this represents, there were 50 to 60 million iPhone 5s and 5c units manufactured in 2013.

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Caught on camera

Update 04/07/14: An reportedly genuine 4.7in iPhone 6 front panel has been shown off on video by Chinese site iFanr.

The front panel is substantially larger than the comparison iPhone 5s' front panel, and we get a real sense of just how larger the iPhone 6 willl be once we see the 4.7in panel placed over it.

If rumours of a 5.5in iPhone 6 also prove to be true, then smaller-handed gadgeteers could be in for a struggle.

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