The commitment announced by Tim Cook to minimize the leakage of components from factories iPhone does not seem to have been maintained. After the first components shown in the video and photos of the first prototype is complete , new pieces of the future " iPhone 5 "ended up in foreign hands. Spread by iPhoneInCanada bounced up and MacRumors , a new video circulating on the net that compares in detail the measures of the front bezel of the iPhone 4S with the sixth-generation iPhone was stolen, already shown by Mocotakara .
For the first time we have precise measurements to a hundredth of a millimeter that quantify the changes in the design of the new iPhone. To accommodate the new 4-inch screen with 16:9 aspect ratio and the iPhone will be "stretched" vertically, maintaining the width of the device. Another peculiarity emerged during the measurements, the thickness would be greater than the frame, increased by 1 tenth of a millimeter, can prevent scratches to the screen and increase the elastic resistance.
These are measures of the inside of the frame given by EtradeSupply , original author of the video:
- iPhone 4S: Height 76.65mm, 51.60mm width, 3.6 inches Display Area, Thickness 0.9mm
- iPhone 5: Height 90.25mm, width 51.60mm; Display Area 4,065 inches, thickness 1 mm
Here's the video:
The lower space of the frame which receives the Home button is reduced to 2.6 mm, while the picture for the circular button decreases imperceptibly of 3 tenths of a millimeter.
The images also confirm the repositioning of the hole for front camera and light and proximity sensors [img below]. Previous measures spread by iLounge showed an overall height of the device of about 125mm compared to 115 the previous iPhone and a 4/4S overall thickness reduced by 20% from 9.3 mm to 7.4 mm.