IPhone 5 Rumors Heat Up
March 8, 2011 8:36 AM
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Early renderings of the iPhone 5, featuring an aluminum backing.
New iPhone will reportedly feature aluminum casing and redesigned antenna
Lump this one squarely in the rumor column: The upcoming iPhone 5 will eschew the glass back casing of the iPhone 4 for aluminum back casing.
At least that's the word from
picked up. "Decision to design similar to iPod touch instead of using glass is supposed that Apple seems to stop problems which are told widely damages from scratching, difficulties of painting white and weight of glass," reads the Chinese-to-English translation.
Also according to the report, the antenna will be redesigned for seemingly no reason at all (
), meaning iPhone users will have to learn
a whole new way to hold the phone
The iPhone 5 is also reported to sport the new A5 processor that Apple recently unveiled in its
forthcoming iPad 2
. If Apple follows its usual release schedule, the new iPhone should be announced this summer.
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RE: Never had a problem...
3/8/2011 2:51:22 PM
My only question is, if there was nothing wrong with the iphone 4 antenna, why then did they have to re-design it? Steve Vader said it was perfect.....so why the change??
Also, I heard that the iphone 6 will magically cure cancer, and that's what Steve's waiting for.....no more silly doctors, with thier non-magical healing!!
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