We’ve just got claims showing an iPhone mold with a larger display and a thinner bezel, iDealsChina posted several “mold engineering drawings” for the fifth-generation iPhone.
We just got what appears to be mold engineering drawings for iPhone 5. These would be used by case designers to create plastic, TPU, aluminum, silicone and leather cases. A while back we hear rumors that iPhone 5 would have a curved back but these images show iPhone 5 with the same form factor as iPhone 4 but with an edge to edge screen.
Apparentely, The design looks pretty much like an iPhone 4 with the exception of a larger screen which seems to take up a larger portion of the front face. News that we previously heared by reports from Digitimes and the Wall Street Journal,
Macrumers also said that:
Chinese accessory manufacturers clearly get access to early design documents as has been evidenced multiple times. The early iPad 2 cases were indeed accurate representations of the iPad 2. iDealsChina was also the source of a design rendering of the 4th Generation iPod Nano which turned out to be an accurate depiction of the then-unreleased iPod Nano.
Apple’s iPhone 5 will also sport a dual-core A5 processor, according to code in the latest iOS builds, in addition to enhanced voice control and iOS 5. The iPhone 5 is expected to be revealed at WWDC 2011 with a launch date in either June or July.