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Submitted by YoungMoney 1813d ago | rumor

iPhone 5 Screen Leaked - Shows Bigger Screen for Gaming and more

How much better can the iPhone get in today’s competitive market? The iPhone 4 is a beast, clearly, but arguably the best smart phone and mobile gaming device in the market, but what else can Apple introduce to give the next iPhone the edge in today’s competitive world? How about a bigger screen without changing the size of the phone? A better gaming experience indeed. (iPhone, Mobile, Tech)

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Dark_Charizard  +   1813d ago
The next handheld war:
Nintendo 3DS vs NGP vs iPhone 5
TheOldOne  +   1813d ago | Well said
Touchscreen gaming sucks. Buttons FTW.
Pixel_Enemy  +   1813d ago
Buttons and touchscreen together for the win.
blumatt  +   1813d ago
@ Pixel-Enemy
Buttons and touchscreen AND REAR TOUCHPAD (and gyroscope and accelerometer) together for the win. lol The NGP has all that! The NGP will be the most robust, capable portable gaming platform and will appeal to the hardest of hardcore gamers down to the most casual of casual gamers.
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talltony  +   1813d ago
I am so glad i just skipped the iphone 4 last year because this is the first real significant upgrade since the iphone has been out. Day 1 for me, my 3gs wont even stay on anymore without my battery case powering it.
Active Reload  +   1813d ago
Their mock up kinda sucks though. They're only showing it as having a taller screen instead of taller and wider. It'd be a better idea if Apple, if this is real, made it a 5 inch screen to go along with the 5 meaning 5th gen. I'd personally be interested in it.
deltaforce82  +   1813d ago
I have a lot of games for my iPhone, but I have to agree that buttons are much better.
Redman22  +   1813d ago
If it's on Macrumors or Appleinsider it's usually true.
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RurouniKaze  +   1813d ago
well said yo'
Biggest  +   1813d ago
Who told this writer that the iPhone is arguably the best smart phone on the market? The other smart phones are smart enough to actually work no matter how you hold them. The other smart phones are more powerful and have equal features, or in some cases much better features. I think that the iPhone and iPad are both poster children for consumers being sold on an item rather than choosing to buy an item.
gamingdroid  +   1813d ago
It is never about the specs of the hardware or what it is capable of, it is more about the package. User interface is key, and that is what Apple excels at.

As much as I dislike the iPhone (for being the only smartphone platform for getting Mass Effect) and hating Apple, I got to give it to Apple they know user interfaces!

Android is nice, but the user interface still doesn't match up to iPhone and WP7 get's closer, but is not as pretty.
inveni0  +   1813d ago
@Active Reload
Look again, man. They do show it wider, but their mockup (and that "leaked" image) are really stupid. LCD and LED screens need a right and left edge. These mockups don't leave room for that.

Apple doesn't have room to make a larger screen without changing the aspect ratio or size of the phone. A different aspect ratio will make development harder, and a larger device is not what iPhone users want. I like my iPhone, even though it's not "cool" to my gaming friends. And I think that people carrying those gigantic Android devices look ridiculous. I don't even have pockets big enough for that.
Bear_Grylls  +   1813d ago
Biggest  +   1813d ago
"what it is capable of"

That SHOULD be what matters here. It's a phone that doesn't work well. I understand what you mean about the interface and I agree that the Apple interface is very well done. I own an iPod touch for that reason. However, I would never rely on the iPhone because it isn't capable of working well unless I hold it in Apple's new definition of "the right way" while other phones don't have a problem with any way close to proper.
Dagobert  +   1813d ago
Agreed. I'm not liking this whole new tablet wave and touchscreen shit. I honestly wouldn't mind if they got rid of it from the PSP2 but that's just me.
gamingdroid  +   1813d ago
"capable of" doesn't mean jack squat if it isn't implemented and seeing Android being in the market for so long, I don't forsee major changes there.

With that said, the antenna problem is a mistake once in a blue moon. You don't think other carriers do? My HTC HD7 also has the antennae problem and I bet you other phones do too. iPhone just happens to be the single biggest one.
Soldierone  +   1813d ago
Apple can pretend the Iphone/Itouch is a gaming device all they want. Real gamers know it isn't true.

They are making a HUGE mistake if they take the portability away and try too hard to compete with real handheld gaming devices. Go ahead, trying playing any game with touch screens it sucks. Notice how racing games usually take the gas and break away from you? Notice how its 90 percant complete casual games? There is a reason Sony and Nintendo wont abandon buttons.

Then again Apple cant even make a phone where it has a stable connection whereever you hold it.
Vherostar  +   1813d ago
I agree touchscreen for most gaming does suck. As for this screen probably fake as with the ipad games would need to be redesigned to fit new size screen.
TheOneWhoPwnsYou  +   1813d ago
Xperia Play vs iPhone 5 you mean?
Rush  +   1813d ago
Dude it's just a bloody Xperia with a flip-out keypad and a Playstation app that doesn't even allow you to play PSP games.

If it even sells 1/3rd as well as the Samsung galaxy S I will eat my own ass hole.

If it even sells 1/10th the amount of the Iphone 5 I will eat my own head.

And don't give me the Quality=/=Sales because if the past is anything to go by Apple wins there also.
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firefoxprime  +   1813d ago
I'm sorry, but this article lost me right....HERE.

"but arguably the best smart phone and mobile GAMING device in the market"

silvacrest  +   1812d ago
everything you said except the PSP stuff could be considered a plus, xperia = android, slide out gaming keyboard = win, playstation suite app = win

you seem to have this idea about what the xperia play is, while your entitled to your opinion, i think your wrong

once the the PS suite takes off that alone will make it sell well, then you have the android fans who will be interested in this, then the people who play games on their touchscreen phones who think it sucks and would rather have hardware keys

you might need to open your mind and see past what you want but what others may want

personally, the xperia play is a day one purchase for me
jeseth  +   1813d ago
Apple = No Exclusives. Fail.

Nintendo = Tons of Exclusives = Win.

PSP2? NGP = Tons of Exclusives = Win.

iPhone5 will be for suckers/people who need to maintain their social status. Apple does not deliver the hardware for the prices they charge and I don't see them changing for gamers.

The HTC Evo 4G is already better than an iPhone5 or 5 for that matter.
hellzsupernova  +   1813d ago
agree and buttons i need buttons!!!! lol
Vherostar  +   1813d ago
Apple technically has over a million exclusives...
deafwing  +   1812d ago
dont' think the device was every meant for hard core gamers to begin with ... they hit a market that don't touch systems that we do ... you know like your boss, and older people who don't mind playing something on their phone while on the train/commuting ... they don't expect them to go trophy/achievement hunting ... the device would be fine for them; for us ... not so much.
bakasora  +   1813d ago
They need to make a iPhone XL, like NDS XL
B-312  +   1813d ago
It's called iPad.
jeseth  +   1813d ago
And for $600 bucks you get 3 year old tech with 8 GB of space and no wifi. Ripoff.

But if you need to feel cool, the ipad will make you feel cool . . . except you aren't because you need something with an apple logo on it to do so.
Silly Mammo  +   1813d ago
iPhone has become the COD/Madden of cell phones. Annual releases with a few new features with each new edition. YAWN!
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diehardgamer1000  +   1812d ago
lmao!! tru dat
beardpapa  +   1813d ago
this is confirmed fake in many apple forums. there are clone stamps everywhere.

also, why the hell does the title include gaming? Is this flamebait or something? I thought nobody cared about phones being portable gaming devices. Are you phone haters so naive to believe that portable phones are seriously competing against something like the PSP2 or 3DS?
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Brash_Attack  +   1813d ago
I'm excited for the whole phone to get leaked. I'm not an Apple fan by any means, but I love my iPhone 4.
SpaceFox  +   1813d ago
Me too, love my iPhone 4 but tbh I couldnt care less about the 5. No way Im upgrading, perfectly content with my 4.
lil Titan  +   1813d ago
ill wait and see what they are going to offer even though i know its a better cam and probably (and im hoping) 5x faster than the 4 (finger crossed) and antenna moved!!! i mean i can sell my iPhone 4 for the upgrade cash with some walk around dough so...
Brash_Attack  +   1813d ago
I'm definitely upgrading. My girlfriend's dad always does the early upgrade and buys the new one for 500 and sells his old one on eBay for 700. He always profits so I plan on doing that.
deafwing  +   1813d ago
but you will get a 6 I'm sure and the guys who have the 5 will say they are not getting the six and the cycle continues as apple continues to pound us hard

hey I still have a 3G ... holding out for a sweet spot is rough :D
Rush  +   1813d ago
There's on average 80 Android handsets release in the same time as one iPhone and people are complaining about Apple releasing many....
Bear_Grylls  +   1813d ago
Yep all you guys that bought the IP 1,2,3,4 what ever. You will still be the same bunch of Apple nipple suckers that will be linning up at midnight with you $1000+ to slapdown on the newest Apple POS that does nothing new over the last one.

OOOHHHH look it has a bigger screen and 4 more gigs memory, OMFG! I NEED IT NOW.

EDIT @ Rush.

Dude Andriod is an OS and Iphone's are phones... There is a big difference dude. Almost any phone can run Android. Only Apple makes the Iphone.
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silvacrest  +   1812d ago
there are something like 10 to 15 manufacturers making android phones while apple just has apple...which is their choice btw
Zydake  +   1813d ago
I still got my 3GS waiting for that 5 to upgrade.
deafwing  +   1812d ago

I can of agree .. the yearly updates is insanity and unfair ... but the thing is they make a ton of money everytime they change the phone; the problem may well be people who just like having the latest tech and wouldn't be caught dead with with an older device ...

I actually held my IPod Gen 3 ( http://www.batteriesformp.c... for 4 years ... people thought I was crazy .. I was like "it can still play music"
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Chupa-Chupa  +   1813d ago
I wonder if it will have 3D capability.. Bigger anything is always better. ;)
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blumatt  +   1813d ago
That's what she said. haha I kid, I kid. Be nice to my bubbles. ;)

And to plb below, I agree. Buttons are very important, and I mean physical, tangible buttons.
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Active Reload  +   1813d ago
If thats you in the picture, call me :D
enkeixpress  +   1813d ago
... I just want to get my hands on that Sony NGP..
Kalowest  +   1813d ago
Same here, but i also want a 3DS. NGP&3DS is all the Handheld gaming i need.
--------  +   1812d ago
You are SO mistaken. You forgot one thing.

Related image(s)
plb  +   1813d ago
And it still doesn't have buttons so who cares except Apple fanboys who would likely buy an iPoop if Jobs took a squat and shat one out.
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ThatIrishGamer  +   1813d ago
Now now. Don't be raging because you can't afford these high end goods.

Just you stick to your Nokia 3210.
darrensworld  +   1813d ago
LMAO! Great response, Nokia lmao!
awiseman  +   1813d ago
Gayphone is nothing special, there is nothing special about having last gen hardware selling at next prices of course apple fanboys like you will happily bend over to recieve. Only thing good about the gayphone is the oled screen which is the equivalent of connecting a wii to an hd Tv...
silkrevolver  +   1813d ago
That would be cool...
...Bigger screen while keeping the iPhone 4’s size. That’s one of my favorite things about it... it’s not bulky at all, and fits in your pocket like it should.
pneboy  +   1813d ago
i think its fake, look at the top part of what should be the phone, its on a slant
littlebigmarcpsps3  +   1813d ago
only care about NGP
already got ipt4 and ip4 no more upgrade for me
Black102WingS  +   1813d ago
NGP pawns this.
Kon  +   1813d ago
Because this is a phone, and the other is a handheld. you lost.
Black102WingS  +   1813d ago
They call it a phone when I have friends who own iphones and they told me the call connections pawned
Eamon  +   1813d ago
Sitdown  +   1813d ago
I must have missed it....can you post the Sony release regarding the NGP making and receiving phone calls. I would also like more info about the number of apps in its marketplace
slapshot63  +   1813d ago
Can you post where it says the iPhone can make and receive calls?

HappyTrigger  +   1813d ago
Wait....... what? lol!
Zydake  +   1813d ago
idk man I just read it also lol lets just move along.
Eamon  +   1812d ago
ugo  +   1813d ago
whats the essence, if it dosent have buttons
chadwarden  +   1813d ago
People need to stop considering the iphone in handheld gaming discussions. Its a phone for casual gaming...not a full blown gaming handheld.
Sitdown  +   1813d ago
As somebody who owns a PSP, plans on getting an NGP, and has never owned an iphone...I am completely okay with the iphone being discussed in handheld gaming. Not only is this device handheld, but you yourself admit that you can game on it. Gaming is a general term..and many things can fall under the category.
chadwarden  +   1813d ago
But the 3DS and NGP aren't in the same category as the iphone. The 3DS and NGP are purpose built mainly for games that give the experience of a console game on the go. The Iphone wasn't made for those types of games.
clearelite  +   1813d ago
Then I will have to buy another one in 6 months or people will think i'm a looza. I don't play that game. I'm sure it will be nice(they always are), but I usually invest as much money as I can rather than dishing it out for something I don't need. NGP seems like more of an investment to me.

@Chad above,
Well said, I was waiting for people to bring that up.
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Bounkass  +   1813d ago
Ugly SOB.
batguyz  +   1813d ago
lol apple should just make a FULL portable gaming device already and stop messing around with making bigger screen,who wants to play a game without tactile buttons really?
darrensworld  +   1813d ago
Millions of people.
SuperSaiyan4  +   1813d ago
iPhone boring
If you all look at the iPhone interface and the icons its been the SAME since the first iPhone!

Now looking at Windows 7 phones amazing interface, incredibly fast boot up AND play games with Xbox Live.
darrensworld  +   1813d ago
Too bad it's flopping around like a dying fish. Don't tell me how many units "shipped" either. Lol.
Bear_Grylls  +   1813d ago
You sir are an Apple fanboy.

Cartesian3D  +   1813d ago
ow.. honey
RurouniKaze  +   1813d ago
look man, windows phones dont even start to compare you xbox fanboys dont know the line.

dont mean to break your heart but um, xbox is shit.
gamingisnotacrime  +   1813d ago
ohhh here comes the iPhone xx
hurry apple followers pre order and upgrade for the yearly small upgrade!!!
DelbertGrady  +   1813d ago
Apple followers are almost as pathetic as the Playstation sheep.
gamingisnotacrime  +   1813d ago
but we PS fans are getting a great ride
DJMarty  +   1813d ago
Iphone sucks
frankiebeans  +   1813d ago
FantasyStar  +   1813d ago
Lol, some Apple fanboys got trolled ;)
Bear_Grylls  +   1813d ago
It really is pathetic to see what the Apple sheep will slap down $1000+ for.

No new inovation.

Like he said

RyuCloudStrife  +   1813d ago
you wish you could grow your johnson by half inch.... just sayn
silvacrest  +   1812d ago
what in the world has that got to do with anything related?
SSKILLZ  +   1813d ago
wissam  +   1813d ago
The price will be 1500 dollars.
RurouniKaze  +   1813d ago
i get ya
jay2  +   1813d ago
Oh big deal................ Considering 'laming' this, pointless.... The iPhone 5 will have a bigger screen, haven't all the iPhones had bigger screens?
Passthemic  +   1813d ago
Obvious Photoshop is obvious.
sickbird  +   1813d ago
they better get this out quick, i still have the 3GS and while it works fine its getting very beat up. Im not gonna get 4 if 5 is right around the corner.
TheOneWhoPwnsYou  +   1813d ago
Dude, iPhone games are really nothing special. I've played em. They got boring... A lot of them were ports anyways.
Undeadwolfy  +   1813d ago
I can seriously believe that this is what the next iPhone will be like. Why? Cos Apple have a reputation for not doing much with each iteration and a simple larger screen update pretty much fits the bill.

Watch them say how this will revolutionise SOMETHING.. ¬¬
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Duki2Lime  +   1813d ago
Awesome news is awesome. Time to replace my current 3gs.
Close_Second  +   1813d ago
Heck, give me Android portable gaming over iOS any day.
Dagobert  +   1813d ago
Oh screw you Apple. Now I'm not one of those Apple hating Microsoft fanboys or anything, I like the iPhone but fuck damn seriously? The iPhone 5 already? Not even a year has passed that I got the iPhone 4. They pump out a new iPhone model like every 3rd quarter or some shit. I know it's not released yet but looking at past leaks, we're looking at an iPhone 5 announcement in a couple of months probably.
Zancruz  +   1812d ago
That's because the iPhone 4 is a piece of shit, people need to wake up... Apple purposely keeps key wanted items out of their products so they can redesign it and sell it later and people will line up to get another flawed phone... But hey its a Stylish Apple product and thats what people really want, a Symbol of Status!
Qbanj69  +   1813d ago
Anybody have a spare/broken 3GS?
joffa81  +   1813d ago
i have an iPhone 4 and must admit its the first iPhone that i think is worth owning. all the previous versions have not interested me due to the lack of a front facing camera, low MP rated camera and lack high resolution screen and video recording. the iPhone 4 is the first complete smartphone apple have released.

as to if the next iphone will be worth buying ?
going on Apple`s track record i doubt it as in the past there has been such a small update as its not been worth the money to get the latest iphone.

the next iphone will most likely be a marginal update to the iphone 4 with a slightly better camera and a slighlty bigger screen and to me NGP is a better investment than a slighly improved iPhone that does all i have now with the iPhone 4.

sorry Apple but im giving the next iphone a miss !!!
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