Does This Video Show the iPhone 5 Front Panel?

We're in the hot thick summer of New iPhone rumors, now: Japanese bloggers have shot video of an alleged piece of Apple's next handset. If it's true—a big if—you're looking at the iPhone 5's face. It's bigger.

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As you can see in Macotakara's physical comparison, the new front plate sticks out appreciably above a current iPhone, though doesn't appear to be any wider—this stays in line with rumors we've been picking up regarding a taller iPhone with a boosted display resolution. Macotakara's measurements put the new front at 4.07 inches, which, again, would line up with a rumored screen that jumps from 3.5 to somewhere around 4.

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All of this assumes the part is actually something Apple will be using. It might not be.

[Macotakara via MacRumors]

DISCUSSION

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Kingofhearts589

Obvious fake is obvious. Apple wouldn't move the front camera from its current position.

Also, Apple creating a taller iPhone is the dumbest decision they could make, and one I'm 99% sure they won't be making. If anything the screen will maintain the current aspect ratio while raising both the height and width to get to 4 inches. No one wants letterboxed apps.