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New iPhone 6 Renderings Highlight Curved Display, Rounded Corners

Following a report from Mac Otakara yesterday claiming the iPhone 6 will feature a curved glass display and an all-aluminum rear shell, French website Nowhereelse.fr [Google Translate] and designer Martin Hajek have partnered up to showcase renders visualizing such a device based off of the recent information.

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The renderings show an iPhone 6 that emphasizes rounded corners, complete with display glass that slightly wraps around the front of the device. Similar to other previous renders, the phone is shown with a power button on its upper right side, with rectangular volume controls on its left. The bottom of the device is also shown housing a headphone jack, Lightning port, and speaker.

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To this point, multiple reports have indicated that the iPhone 6 will feature slightly rounded edges, which would be a departure from the straight edges seen on the iPhone 4 and 5s. However, only Bloomberg noted that the device will carry a curved glass display, with a report last December stating that Apple would be releasing two iPhones will large curved screens in the second half of 2014.

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iPhone 5s (left) and iPhone 6 with curved glass display (right)

Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 6 later this year in two different sizes of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches. According to recent reports, the 4.7-inch version will be the first to ship, while the larger 5.5-inch version will ship later as Apple attempts to solve issues with the phone's battery life and display.

Aside from a larger display, both models of the iPhone 6 are expected to feature a thinner profile, faster A8 processor, an improved camera with optical image stabilization, and Touch ID fingerprint sensor. According to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, Apple is also negotiating with carriers for a $100 price increase on the iPhone 6.

Related roundup: iPhone 6

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21 weeks ago
Rather horrible. :eek:
Rating: 67 Votes
21 weeks ago
Is it just me, or are these renderings getting progressively worse?
Rating: 59 Votes
21 weeks ago

Rather horrible. :eek:


DISAGREE! This I like!

...except the fact that you can't hold the phone without touching the screen
Rating: 49 Votes
21 weeks ago
No. Please no.

:confused:
Rating: 39 Votes
21 weeks ago
Sooo... its like a bar of soap? This is great news for the apple care team.
Rating: 34 Votes
21 weeks ago
It will certainly be interesting to look back on these mockups once the real iPhone 6 comes out... Remember the "iPhone 5", anybody? :D

Rating: 33 Votes
21 weeks ago
The first iphone 6 rendering that I like. Would get this in a heartbeat. Don't think the screen will have the curve though
Rating: 16 Votes
21 weeks ago
Good to know that whoever made this design is not on Ive's team.
Rating: 16 Votes
21 weeks ago
I like it.
Rating: 15 Votes
21 weeks ago
Bringing SexyBack.
Rating: 14 Votes

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