In-depth, high-quality hands-on video of iPhone 6 assembled from leaked parts.


We now have our best look yet at the iPhone 6 until Apple officially launches the device onSeptember 9th. Russia-based YouTuber Rozetked has put together what appears to be a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 (hands on footage of the 5.5-inch model went online this morning) with several of the leaked components that we’ve seen all over the web the last several months. The comparison shows both black and white front plates, along with a space gray rear shell. The video compares the design to the existing iPhone 5s and gives a very close look at the overall design aesthetic. You can find the video along with some more still photos below:




Someone assembled their own iPhone 6 using leaked parts Video.

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Following photos that surfaced this morning showing much more subtle antenna breaks on the back of a supposed production model iPhone 6, a video of a device based on the upcoming flagship has surfaced thanks to Feld & Volk, an association of designers and engineers who create luxury custom versions of Apple’s most popular handsets. But what’s interesting about this device is that it seems to actually be built from working parts, and can be seen booting and asking the user to connect to iTunes.

Although many will likely spread this video under the assumption that it’s a fully-working model of the iPhone 6, it’s worth noting that Feld & Volk don’t outright claim this to be the case (although they obviously want us to believe it works). To further prove that this is Feld & Volk’s own work and not simply a leak, we can see plainly that the device—while obviously built from leaked iPhone 6 parts—isn’t running iOS 8. Instead of the blue and white iTunes logo from iOS 7 (that you can see in both devices in the video), iOS 8 features a red/orange and white logo as seen below:


It’s worth noting, however, that it may or may not be actually running iOS at all. When the device is plugged in, the screen comes to life and for a second you can see a gear on screen that doesn’t look familiar and definitely doesn’t appear when setting up any of the current iOS 7 devices. Futhermore, the cable graphic on the screen is located far above the home button indicating that they may not be using a full-size 4.7-inch screen, either.

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iWatch will debut alongside iPhone 6 on September 9th.

iPhone 6 and iWatch. Perfect companions. iPhoto: Martin Hajek

Apple will unveil it’s first foray into wearables at a special event in September, reports Recode’s John Paczkowski who previously reported that Apple had an October event scheduled for the iWatch, but the plans have changed.

Rumors of production delays have hounded the iWatch over the last few months, suggesting Apple might not even reveal the device until early 2015, but according to Recode’s report, the iWatch will actually debut alongside the two new iPhone 6 models during an event on September 9th.

The iWatch (if that’s even its real name) will reportedly make extensive use of Apple’s HealthKit platform that has been added to iOS 8. It will also make use of HomeKit, though the impeccably sourced Paczkowski say’s it’s unclear how broadly or in what way.

Things could change between now and the September 9th event, but invites should be going out any day now if the event really is less than two weeks away. As for the October event, it’s likely Apple will host one in order to introduce new iPads and possibly new MacBooks.

Apple has assembled a dream team of fashion and wearables experts to ready the iWatch’s public release. The device will supposedly come in multiple sizes and feature a curved sapphire display, fitness sensors galore, and pair to the iPhone for extended functionality.

You’ll be able to get your hands on iPhone 6 ‘between 16-19 September’


September 9 seems all but officially confirmed as the date when Apple will unveil its eagerly-anticipated iPhone 6, but when can users expect to get their hands on Apple’s next generation handset?

According to a new report coming out of China — from PCinLife, the country’s top IT portal — Apple’s new flagship phone will be available in stores between the 16th and 19th of September. This tallies with another earlier rumor from May, in which a German retailer stated that the iPhone 6 would hit the market on September 19: suggesting that this date may be the global date.

Does this fit with what we’d expect? In a word, yes. The iPhone typically goes for pre-order the Friday after its unveiling, and arrives in stores for sale the Friday after that. In this case, that would put the date firmly at September 19 — meaning that would-be customers have just 24 days to wait until they’re opening their new iPhone 6 boxes.

It is worth noting, however, that this timeframe in all likelihood refers to the 4.7-inch variant of the iPhone. The rumored 5.5-inch “phablet” model (which will apparently be considerably rarer than its little brother) will apparently appear sometime in December, just in time for our Christmas lists.

Looks like the iPhone 6 charger is getting a redesign.


For years now, the tiny 5-watt charger that has shipped with the iPhone has gone more or less unchanged. But according to a new report out of China, this fall, Apple will ship a new, squatter charger with the release of the iPhone 6.

Like an iPhone charger on junk food, leaked pics show that the new charger will no longer be a perfectly round square, but instead longer than it is tall, with indentations on each side to make it easier to push or pull out of a wall.


As some commenters have already noticed, this new charger looks a lot like the Australian iPhone charger, except with U.S. prongs instead of an Australian configuration.

There’s no proof that these shots are legitimate, but if they are, it raises questions as to why Apple is changing the design after all this time. My guess is that having a more rectangular shape would allow an iPhone charger to more easily fit into crowded electrical sockets or powerstrips, but that’s only supposition.

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could have a Super Retina 461 PPI display.


With the iPhone 6 set to come in two separate display sizes — a 4.7-inch model, and a 5.5-model — Apple needs to increase the iPhone’s resolution to keep up. But what will the new resolutions be? Up until now, Apple has stuck with 326 pixels-per-inch for all Retina iPhones, but will larger iPhones require higher pixel densities.

Pulling out a spreadsheet, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber worked out the math for what he thinks the resolutions of the iPhone 6 will be. Using the Pythagorean Theorem, Gruber says that he thinks the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will keep the current iPhone’s 326 pixels-per-inch, but the 5.5-inch model will have an astonishing 461 pixels-per-inch, making it practically Super Retina.

Although Gruber stresses he has no insider information, this is how he sees the exact resolutions breaking down:

• 4.7-inch display: 1334 × 750, 326 PPI
• 5.5-inch display: 2208 × 1242, 461 PPI

Gruber believes that these screens would allow Apple to easily upscale by doubling or tripling the pixels per inch of existing apps, similar to the way that non-Retina iPhone apps work on Retina iPhones. The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 would have a 1.38 times larger display, but the same pixels-per-inch as the iPhone 5, making upscaling UI elements a cinch. As for the 5.5-inch iPhone 6, UI elements would be upscaled by a factor of 3 when compared to non-Retina UI elements, but would still be backwards compatible with existing apps.

The bottom line? If Gruber’s right, the new iPhone 6 won’t just have a higher-resolution screen, but it won’t require developers to update their apps to work well on the new devices. And any fears that the bigger iPhones might be less “Retina” than the iPhone 5 have nothing to fear.

Make sure to read more of Gruber’s methodology at the link below. It’s a long but fascinating read, especially if you love math and detective work.

Foxconn factory leaks exact dimensions of iPhone 6.


Foxconn factory employees have leaked the complete dimensions of the iPhone 6, according to, which posted photos of what appears to be Foxconn’s internal software listing the full dimensions for both the 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch iPhone 6.

The two new phones, code named N56 and N61, are expected to be announced next month, and if the leaked specs are right, not only will the 5.5-inch iPhone have more screen than your iPhone 5s, it will also be 60% heavier.


Based on the photos, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will measure 158mm long, 78 mm wide, 7.1 mm thick and weigh 184.6 grams (the iPhone 5s weighs 112 grams). There’s also information on a first prototype that had similar dimensions but weighed only 168.5 grams.

Measurements for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 are supposedly 138 mm long, 66 mm wide, and 6.9 mm thick. A weight isn’t listed for the device. Both devices feature a protruding camera lens like the one currently found on the iPod Touch.

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6’s extra will come with the benefit of extra battery power, claims whose source says Apple plans to use a 2915 mAh capacity battery and a LiquidMetal Apple logo on the back. The site also claims Apple wanted to add a 2.5mm headphone jack to the iPhone 6, but decided to abort the plan due to fears of customer backlash.