Apple iPhone 6

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iPhone 6 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from Cupertino Giant Apple. The iPhone 5 has just been launched but design & development team is already working on its successor iPhone 6. There have been mixed reviews from tech industry in regards to latest flagship. The iPhone 5 is bigger, faster and lighter than predecessor iPhone 4S but lacks a wow factor that is always associated with Apple brand. Next generation iPhone 6 will feature an even bigger screen than iPhone 5, probably a 4.8-inch Super HD Retina display. It will be powered by quad core processor and 2GB RAM. iPhone 6 will be bigger and thinner than its predecessor. There is no further information available on the handset but Apple is expected to launch iPhone 6 in Q4 of 2013. Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.

Update : New reports from suppliers suggest that Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature a 5-inch full HD display. It is expected to launch during Q3 of 2013 (September 2013 very likely).

Update : Apple is expected to launch its next flagship smartphone iPhone 5S at a press event in Cupertino on September 10th 2013. The iPhone 6 will be the flagship smartphone for year 2014.

Update : New reports from Reuters suggest that Apple is considering 4.7-inch or 5.7-inch display for its flagship smartphone in 2014. In addition to that Apple is working on a $99 iPhone with multi color options.

Update : According to a new report from WSJ, Apple is testing iPhone screens as large as 6 inches for its first phablet, iPhone 6.

Update : Apple’s next generation iPhone 6 is rumored to feature a 5-inch Retina Display with the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is expected to launch sometime in September 2014.

Update : According to a Bloomberg report, Apple’s next flagship smartphone is rumored to feature a 4.7inch or 5.5inch curved display. In addition to that it will come with enhanced sensors that can detect different levels of pressure. The iPhone 6 is expected to launch sometime during second half of 2014.

Update : According to an Apple patent filed in the US, next generation iPhones or iPads could use facial recognition technology to lock or activate certain features if a user is authorized or unauthorized. The patent is made up of three systems : a face detection decision application, a face recognition application and an input/output control application. These systems will work together to determine whether a user is authorized or not. The patent states “The invention, in various embodiments, addresses deficiencies in the prior art by providing systems, methods and devices that enable a personal computing device to detect the presence of at least one user, without the need for receiving active user input information, and control certain device operations depending on whether a user is present.” According to the patent, Apple’s facial recognition would stop the notification being displayed because the user is not authorized. This confirms that next generation iPhones and iPads will be more secure thanks to these new addiional features. Apple recently confirms the acquisition of PrimeSense, an Israeli motion sensing hardware and software firm responsible for the technology behind Microsoft’s Kinect.

Update : According to a new rumor from Foxconn insiders, Apple’s 2014 smartphone lineup will feature a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhones. The flagship smartphone (iPhone 6 or iPhone Air) is rumored to feature a 4.7-inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Update : Apple’s next flagship smartphone is rumored to feature an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization. According to a patent application filed by Apple, a VCM OIS actuator module will be added to next flagship’s camera for an improved autofocus and OIS.

Update : According to a South Korean securities firm KDB Daewoo Research note (pictured below), Apple’s next flagship iPhone will feature a 4.7 or 4.8-inch indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Update : According to new rumors, Apple will unveil its next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 in July 2014. It was previously expected to launch by the end of Q3 of 2014 (September 204).

Update : According to new rumors, Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will feature an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, bigger 1/2.6 sensor and Optical Image Stabilizations. In addition to that iPhone 6 is rumored to feature a bezel free display. In a new leaked image (pictured below), iPhone 6 front panel is spotted with iPhone 4S and iPhone 5S panels.

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Update : According to new rumors, Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will come with sensors that can measure pressure, temperature and humidity. An electronics analyst Sun Chang Xu posted this information on her Weibo account stating that next iPhone will come with a pressure, temperature and humidity sensor. Apple is expected to unveil its next flagship smartphone by the end of Q3 of 2014.

Update : According to Australian blogger @SonnyDickson, Apple’s next flagship will pack an “Ultra Retina” display with 389ppi pixel density. In size, it will measure 5.6mm in thickness. The iPhone 6 will be powered by 2.6GHz A8 processor. Rest of the specifications are unknown.

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Update : According to new rumors, Apple’s first flagship phablet will feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (538ppi pixel density). It is rumored that Apple will use Japan Display to manufacture it’s iPhone 6 display.

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Update : According to a new report, Apple is planning to create ‘transparent’ iPhones in future by using a new rear camera technology. The technology would modify an app’s background to project live video images from the rear camera onto the screen. Phone users would then see any obstacles looming up on them as they walked.

Transparent Smartphone Design Concept

Transparent Smartphone Design Concept

Update : Apple iPhone 6 rear casing Leaked in new pictures

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(source : Nowhereelse.fr)

Update : According to a Reuters report, the displays for Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will enter mass production as early as May 2014. Apple is expected to launch its next flagship smartphone in September 2014, with 4.7-inch display likely to be produced first while a 5.5-inch could be delayed.

Update : According to new rumors, Apple’s next flagship iPhone will come with a sleep/wake button on the side to facilitate one handed operation. In an extensive research note, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo has shared that Apple’s next flagship smartphone will be called iPhone 6 and it will come with sleep/wake button on the side of iPhone. In addition to that Kuo believes that iPhone 6 will come in two variants – 4.7-inch display model with resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels (326ppi pixel density) and 5.5-inch model with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (401ppi pixel density). The iPhone 6 will be powered by a new A8 processor and 1GB RAM. For connectivity, the next flagship will finally include NFC technology.

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Apple iPhone 6 Concept

Update : Leaked iPhone 6 Cases Showing the Cut-out for Side Buttons

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Apple iPhone 6 Case

Update : According to a leaked image from Nowhereelse.fr, Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will have power/wake button on the side. The picture of iPhone 6 Case confirms the new position of power button on the side of next flagship smartphone.

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Update : Apple iPhone 6 Leaked in New Pictures

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Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 is leaked ahead of official launch. Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin has posted few pictures of an unreleased iPhone 6 (alongside iPhone 5) on his official Weibo account. The picture confirms previous rumors that Apple’s next flagship will feature a 4.7-inch display.

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Update : Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

According to a leaked image (pictured below) from GSMArena, Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will feature 4.7-inch display with the resolution of 1704 x 960 pixels (418ppi pixel density).

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Update : Apple Rumored to Unveil iPhone 6 at a ‘Big Media Event’ on September 9th

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Apple iPhone 6 Mockup

Update : According to a new rumor, Apple’s next flagship smartphone iPhone 6 will feature a 2100mAh battery. Sung Chang Xu, chief news analyst for ESM-China posted this information on her Weibo account.

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Apple iPhone 6 Logo

Update : According to a new report from VentureBeat, Apple will release two new iPhones next month, one with a 4.7-inch display and another with 5.5-inch display. The 4.7-inch display iPhone will be available to purchase in mid-september whereas 5.5-inch iPhone will go on sale in October 2014. The new iPhone 6 will be powered by 2GHz A8 processor. It will support faster WiFi 802.11ac variant. In addition to that, the new iPhone 6 will come with an improved fingerprint scanner.

Update : According to a recent report, Apple has begun the mass production of new sapphire screens for its next flagship smartphone, iPhone 6. It will be one of the biggest feature of iPhone 6. In addition to that Apple is rumored to launch a new version of lightning cable that can be plugged into a USB port either way up.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

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The Galaxy Mega 2 is rumored to be the next mid range phablet from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. In size, it will measure 163.6 x 84.9 x 8.6mm and weighs 190g. The Galaxy Mega 2 will feature a 6-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (245ppi pixel density). It will be powered by 1.5GHz quad core processor and 1.5GB RAM. For multimedia, the Galaxy Mega 2 will come with an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with LED flash and 2.1 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls.

The Galaxy Mega 2 will come pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. For storage, it will come with 16GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it will come with a 2800mAh battery. Rest of the specifications are unknown but Samsung is expected to launch Galaxy Mega 2 in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua Official

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The Xperia M2 Aqua is the first mid range smartphone from Japanese giant Sony featuring the latest waterproof technology (IP65/68 certified). It can be immersed down to 1.5 metres in fresh water, for up to 30 minutes. In size, it measures 140 x 72 x 8.8mm and weighs 149g. The Xperia M2 Aqua features a 4.8-inch qHD display with resolution of 960 x 540 pixels (230ppi pixel density). It is powered by 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. For multimedia, the Xperia M2 Aqua packs an 8 Mega Pixel Exmor RS camera at back capable of shooting Full HD videos and front facing 1.1 Mega Pixel camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A, Miracast, NFC technology and LTE mobile connections.

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The Xperia M2 Aqua comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. For storage, it comes with an 8GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 2330mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 11 hours 23 minutes. The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua will go on sale in selected markets (including Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe) in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

HTC One M8 for Windows Official

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The One M8 for Windows is the latest flagship smartphone from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC featuring Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS. It was previously leaked few weeks ago. The design and specifications of latest flagship is similar to HTC’s latest Android flagship, the One M8. In size, it measures 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35mm and weighs 160g. The HTC One M8 for Windows features a 5-inch Super LCD3 display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (441ppi pixel density). It is powered by Qualcomm’s 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, the One M8 for Windows packs a 4 MP Ultra Pixel camera with LED flash and 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and high resolution Selfie pictures. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A, NFC technology, DLNA and LTE mobile connections.

The One M8 for Windows comes pre-installed with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 OS. For storage, it comes with 16GB/32GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 2600mAh battery. The One M8 for Windows will be exclusively available in the US on Verizon Wireless. It will be available to purchase in other selected markets by the end of Q3 of 2014. Stay tuned for more updates.

HTC Butterfly 2 Official

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HTC has officially announced the newest member of Butterfly family – the Butterfly 2. It was previously leaked few days ago. In size, it measures 145.4 x 70.2 x 9.9mm and weighs 151g. The Butterfly 2 features a 5-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm’s 2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, the Butterfly 2 packs a 13 Mega Pixels camera at back with Duo Sensor technology and 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and high resolution selfie pictures. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A and LTE mobile connections.

The Butterfly 2 comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. For storage, it comes with 16GB/32GB internal memory and micro-SD card slot. The Butterfly 2 will go on sale in selected regions starting with Taiwan on September 2nd. Stay tuned for more updates.

Huawei Ascend Mate 7

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The Ascend Mate 7 is rumored to be the next flagship phablet from Chinese manufacturer Huawei featuring Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat OS. It will be the first Huawei phablet to feature a QHD display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The Ascend Mate 7 will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, it will pack a 13 Mega Pixels camera at back capable of shooting Full HD videos.

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The Ascend Mate 7 will come pre-installed with Google’s latest version of Android 4.4 KitKat OS. In addition to that it will come with a fingerprint scanner on the front. Rest of the specifications are unknown but Huawei is expected to unveil its next flagship phablet at IFA 2014 in Berlin on September 4th. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Sony D2203

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Sony D2203 Is rumored to be the codename for next entry level phablet from Japanese manufacturer Sony featuring Google’s Android 4.4 OS. It was leaked on GFXBench Benchmark results. The Sony D2203 will feature a 6.1-inch FWVGA display with resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 processor and 1GB RAM. For multimedia, the Sony D2203 will come with a 5 Mega Pixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera for video calls.

The Sony D2203 comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. For storage it will come with 4GB internal memory and micro-SD card slot. Rest of the specifications are unknown but Sony is expected to unveil D2203 at IFA Berlin next month. Stay tuned for more updates.

BlackBerry Z20

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BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z20 is rumored to be the next high end smartphone from Canadian manufacturer featuring the latest BlackBerry 10.3 OS. It will be the successor to BlackBerry’s first BlackBerry 10 flagship, the BlackBerry Z10 (pictured above). The BlackBerry Z20 is expected to go in sale in Canada by the end of 2014. There is no further information available on the handset. Stay tuned for more updates.

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