The fine folks over at InventHelp have created a rendering of what the next-generation iPhone might look like, based entirely on rumors currently circulating regarding the forth-coming device.
The rendering is based on reports of a 4-inch screen, a new, smaller 19-Pin mini Dock Connector (down from current 32-pin connector), and physical dimensions of 120mm x 58.6mm x 7.9mm.
This image, to my mind, fits exactly what we’ve heard and have been seeing emerge from the rumor mill over the past few months. Not as a judgement against the rendering, but rather Apple’s design choice, the back plate of the new iPhone looks out of place, especially considering that every generation iPhone, except for the original, has had a backing made of a single material.
One minor criticism of the rendering, and this is merely because we’ve heard so much about a 16:9 aspect ratio coming to the new iPhone, the device’s display simply looks scaled from the current 3.5-inch 3:2 display, to a 4-inch 3:2 display. Who knows at this point what aspect ratio Apple will be going with on the new iPhone, but as of right now, I would wager it will be a 16:9.
At any rate, this is one of the best renderings I’ve seen of the rumored, next-generation iPhone, and as of right now, is the best guess as to what the new device will look like when it is (likely) introduced this fall. Good stuff.
Image courtesy of InventHelp. Thanks for the heads up Nickolay.