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Case for Larger 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Model Surfaces with Dimensions

While there have been numerous renderings, cases, and physical mockups of the rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in recent weeks, there has been considerably less attention paid to the even larger 5.5-inch model, which is said to be released several months after the 4.7-inch version.

New photos showing what appears to be simple cases for both the 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch iPhone 6 models, paired with physical mockups, have been shared by Nowhereelse.fr [Google Translate]. The images show the larger 5.5-inch "iPhone Air" along with the 4.7-inch version, providing a scale comparison and approximate dimensions for both handsets.

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The larger case obtained by Nowhereelse.fr is identified as being for the "iPhone 6s" and reportedly measures 157 mm long, 81 mm wide and 7 mm thick. This model is slightly larger than the 4.7-inch model, which measures 138x67 mm and is 7.0 mm thick. The dimensions for both of these cases closely match design drawings published by MacFan earlier this year, which are the foundation for most recent renderings and mockups.

Both cases also show similar physical features, including a rear cutout for the camera and a cutout for the usual mute switch and volume buttons along the left side as well as a new cutout along the right side reportedly for a relocated power button.

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These photos follow many recent images of cases and physical iPhone 6 mockups, including one crude mockup showing the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6. High-quality physical mockups of 5.5-inch device have yet to be seen, but users with access to a 3D printer can print their own mockup using 3D files based on the MacFan schematics.

Both versions of the iPhone 6 are expected to include a thin profile similar to the iPod touch fifth generation, a faster A8 processor, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and an improved camera that may include either optical or electronic image stabilization. The 4.7-inch version may launch as soon as this fall, with the 5.5-inch version arriving several months later.

Related roundups: iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6

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14 weeks ago
Please MR make it stop already. Or create a sub-blog just for iPhone 6 mockups and 3rd party cases.
Rating: 17 Votes
14 weeks ago
I'm all over the 5.5" It'll be a monster in all the best ways possible.
Rating: 14 Votes
14 weeks ago
Oh dear lord already.
Rating: 9 Votes
14 weeks ago
My wife and I plan on sharing the 5.5 inch. She can have the upper half and I'll take the lower half.
Rating: 9 Votes
14 weeks ago
What's worse than iPhone 6 mockups? iPhone 6 case mockups.
Rating: 7 Votes
14 weeks ago
Am I the only one who thinks a 5.5 inch iPhone probably won't even happen?
Rating: 7 Votes
14 weeks ago
The 5.5" is going to be sweet :cool:
Rating: 5 Votes
14 weeks ago
Please, someone explain why you click on it to post just to complain about its existance rather than just skipping past it. To me what is worse that repetitive posts is having to scroll though repetitive whining about repetitive posts.
Rating: 5 Votes
14 weeks ago
Polite request for MR

Can you guys make a special section for this amateur made mock-ups and covers etc? Lately it takes up like 50% of MR content and I am really not interested in this kind of stuff.

I really don't care what a random person made in his garage from PVC leftovers or in his pirated 3d Max Studio and I think I am not alone.
Rating: 5 Votes
14 weeks ago
I drew out the two sizes on paper, cut them, and held it and the largest one feels VERY awkward to me. I hope the features are the same. I don't want to have to buy a bigger phone because it has some cool new thing the smaller one doesn't.

And those cases are fugly.
Rating: 4 Votes

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