As the smartphone industry moves towards larger sizes, many people are expecting Apple to release an iPhone around the 5” inch mark. Nearly all of the high-end flagship Android devices have screen sizes of around 5” inches, so there is definitely demand for larger smartphones. Rumor has it that Apple will be releasing two versions of the next iPhone 6: one with a 4.7-inch screen and another with a 5.7-inch screen.
The folks over at TechSmartt have just posted a new drop test video where they put the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5, and HTC One (M8) in a battle against gravity. Of course, all three smartphones eventually come to a sad broken state, but which phone lasts the longest? Check it out:
For those of you looking to grab a new iPhone off-contract, Virgin Mobile may be your best bet. Virgin Mobile (owned by Sprint) is now offering the 16GB iPhone 5s and 16GB iPhone 5c off-contract for only $385 and $315 respectively. These prices are MUCH lower than Apple’s $649 and $549 price tags.
We came across an absolutely gorgeous iPhone 6 concept video today, made by the folks over at TechRadar. Unfortunately, we highly doubt that some of these features and specs will make it on the next-generation iPhone, but one can only hope. Check it out:
What do you think? Is this the iPhone that will put Apple ahead of the competition again? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!
New information on the next generation iPhone has leaked by the reputable Sonny Dickson. Sonny has had a decent track record with Apple leaks in the past, showing off iPad casings long before their actual releases. Thus, we’re inclined to believe some of these new rumors.
Those of you who have been debating about getting a new iPhone may want to make the jump now as Walmart is offering the lowest price on the iPhone 5S that we’ve ever seen. Walmart is beating Best Buy’s $50 discount on the iPhone 5S by offering Apple’s flagship phone for only $119 on a two year contract. You can even get a bigger discount on a new iPhone by trading in old electronics for Walmart gift cards.
The iPhone 5C is also being slashed down to only $29 with a two year contract. It doesn’t get much better than that, right? Let us know if you decide to take the plunge and how you like your new idevice!
Starting Sunday, February 16, Best Buy will offer a $50 discount on all iPhone models purchased with a 2-year contract from AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon. The sale will last less than a week and will end on Saturday, February 22, so if you’re thinking about making the jump to a new iPhone, now would be a good time to do it.
During this short promotion, the iPhone 5 will be free, the iPhone 5C will cost only $50, and the latest iPhone 5s will sell for only $150 on contract.
If you hurry and reserve a new phone purchase with Best Buy by tomorrow, you can also receive a $50 gift card. The card can be applied to the price of your new phone purchase any time before the end of the year.
We’ve seen several reports over the last few months that Apple is secretly working on two larger sized iPhones. The iPhone 6 is rumored to come in a 4.7-inch display size, and another at 5.5-inches. But what would a phablet-sized iPhone look like? Ciccarese has put together some beautiful mock-ups comparing the two rumored iPhones to the current iPhone 5s model. Head inside for more: