next-generation iPhone

Photo of purported next-generation iPhone logic board surfaces [UPDATE]

Apr 15th - DroidGator is reporting that one of their readers has sent in a photo of the next-generation iPhone’s logic board. The photo shows the board, complete with A7 (what is believed to be Apple’s next-generation mobile processor) prominently stamped on the chip. DroidGator, claim’s that the individual who sent the image has an IP address coming […]

Report Claims Pre-Orders for Next-Generation iPhone May Begin on Friday, September 14th

Sep 11th - Over the years, Apple’s way of handling pre-orders for new iOS devices has varied. This year’s plan, as claimed by iMore, is that Apple will begin offering preorders as soon as the media event wraps- customers will be able to preorder the device the same day it is announced. MacRumors has come out with their […]

Next-Generation iPhone Will Have “Global LTE” Capabilities

Sep 10th - The Wall Street Journal reported late last week that the next-generation iPhone, expected to be released on Wednesday, will support 4G LTE networks from around the world. This functionality may not be available on all carriers, however. This won’t be Apple’s first venture into the 4G device market, as the current, third-generation iPad supports 4G […]

Artwork Goes Up at Yerba Buena, Hints at Longer iPhone Display

Sep 10th - Over the weekend, reports began to surface noting that, as usual, Apple has posted artwork on the front facade of the Yerba Buena center ahead of their media event scheduled for Wednesday, September 12th. Also in line with tradition, Apple enthusiasts everywhere began to decipher any hidden meaning in the artwork. What they found this […]

Next-Generation iPhone to Launch at Same Price as Previous Subsidized iPhones?

Sep 10th - As if there was any doubt, 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will introduce six new models of the next-generation iPhone (iPhone 5) with an internal identifier of “N42”. This new device will ship in white and black variants and will be offered at the same $199/$299/$399 price points as the iPhone 4S that preceded it. […]

Next-Generation iPhone Battery Compared to Battery in iPhone 4S

Sep 5th - More and more parts are leaking ahead of the expected launch of the next-generation iPhone at next week’s scheduled media event. Well, iResQ has now posted photos of the next-generation iPhone’s rear shell and associated battery. They also compare this new battery to the battery built into the iPhone 4S. As shown in the photos, […]

Assemblies and Mockups of Next-Generation iPhone Appear, Compared to iPhone 4S

Sep 3rd - Let’s start out by taking a look at a post from Sohu (via which includes a series of photos of the parts destined to be included in the next-generation iPhone. Of particular note, one photo shows many of the components that have been circulating, assemble into one piece. Parts such as the flex cable […]

Redesigned Headphones to be Shipped Alongside Next-Generation iPhone

Sep 3rd -, a Vietnamese site, has posted a video showing off what they claim are redesigned headphones, which will be released alongside the next-generation iPhone later this month. The video that was posted originally came with commentary, but that version has since been removed and replaced with a version with no audio. However, sites such as […]

New Photos of Next-Generation iPhone Front Panel Shows Slight Increase in Height Over iPhone 4S

Aug 31st - is continuing their coverage of purported next-generation iPhone part leaks with the noting of a handful of new photos and a video of an assembled front panel destined for the new iPhone expected to be released next month. SINOCET, a Chinese part distributor, is the source of these photos and video. These photos don’t […]

NFC Technology Not Coming to Next-Generation iPhone

Aug 28th - For a while now it has been speculated that that the next-generation iPhone will incorporate near field communication (NFC) technology. This is the same technology that enables the touchless payment experiences at retail outlets. This speculation was heightened when Apple announced Passbook, an application for sorting all of your digital payment credentials and amounts, as […]

Speculation Abound! Next-Generation iPhone and New ‘iPad Mini’ to Launch at Separate Events? [UPDATED]

Aug 23rd - Since late July it has been reported, and seemingly confirmed, that Apple would be holding a media event on September 12th. From there, many assumed that this is the event Apple would be unveiling both the rumored next-generation iPhone and “iPad Mini”. Well today, two very prominent movers and shakers in the Apple community have […]