Backplate images of rumored iPhone 6 have been leaked

Since the release of the iPhone 5S, consumers have been speculating about how the newest addition to the family of smartphones would look. There have been many leaks concerning the rumored iPhone 6, such as larger screens, different button placement, and pretty much anything else you could imagine. Most recently, there has been a set of leaked images posted on NWE that depicts a supposed backplate of the iPhone 6 that features an all metal design. It looks like Apple is moving away from the glass aesthetics that were introduced with the release of the iPhone 4 back in June of 2010.

In this picture, you can see where the MicroSIM card would be inserted as well as a new location for the power button. Due to the rumors of an increase in the size of the screen, Apple may have moved the wake/power button to the right side of the device to maintain ease of use while in one hand. Despite that there is different button placement in this image, nearly everything else appears the same as the previous iPhone models except for the cutout Apple logo which UberGizmo speculates could be used for an LED notification light.

Source and images: NWE via UberGizmo

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I like it!!

But what I don't get is that the person with access to this must have had access to the entire phone so why no more pictures???

Astra.Xtreme said,
To be fair, most people in here are whining about it... Just like every other Apple topic around here...

I don't really care what the others have to say. Just my opinion. It looks big.

In saying that. Most Asians are small people, so it's hard to tell how big the hand is.

Nashy said,

I don't really care what the others have to say. Just my opinion. It looks big.

In saying that. Most Asians are small people, so it's hard to tell how big the hand is.

Oops, I responded to the wrong comment. It was meant to be for the one above yours. Sorry about that.

Regarding yours, I do hope they give people options and release both a smaller phone and a larger one. Like you said, there are a lot of people out there that prefer a smaller one.

I love all the hate here. The fact that Apple will sell more iPhones in the first few days than what Microsoft has managed to sell all year speaks for itself.

JHBrown said,
I love all the hate here. The fact that Apple will sell more iPhones in the first few days than what Microsoft has managed to sell all year speaks for itself.

Yes it really does tell you something about the users of those phones

Yeah, that apple users are indoctrinated idiots. As a Windows Phone fan I can't imagine ever ejaculating over pictures of a leaked WP component or camping out in front of a store just to blow a few hundred dollars on a minor iteration to a product I just purchased 12 months prior.

Title should be "Supposed backplate images of rumored iPhone 6 surface".

I think Apple was behind the fake OS X 10.10 screenshots leaked before its official announcement.

68k said,
Title should be "Supposed backplate images of rumored iPhone 6 surface".

I think Apple was behind the fake OS X 10.10 screenshots leaked before its official announcement.

Not really.Those OSX screenshots were real and came from an early build and were spot on.

StandingInAlley said,

Not really.Those OSX screenshots were real and came from an early build and were spot on.

After having another look at them I think you're right.

Quillz said,
Didn't the iPhone 5 also have an all-metal backplate?

Not quite, the top bottom were a matching glass/plastic, I believe for antenna/signal throughput

Considering the bigger screens and the new openness and functionality of iOS 8 I expect a lot of people will come back to the iPhone or try it for the first time.

Or a lot of people will leave the iPhone. Well now we have all possibilities covered. Why should anyone have left the iPhone. it had the perfect size I heard :)

'In this picture, you can see where the MicroSIM card would be....'
I don't think iPhone 6 will use micro sim instead of nano sim

No, you're quite right. I am deeply envious of yet another drip-fed 'leak' of an inconsequential piece of a future iPhone - I'm a switcher now for sure, where do I sign-up Tim? I've heard the new UI will 'rock' an even larger grid of icons... drool...

Mugwump00 said,
No, you're quite right. I am deeply envious of yet another drip-fed 'leak' of an inconsequential piece of a future iPhone - I'm a switcher now for sure, where do I sign-up Tim? I've heard the new UI will 'rock' an even larger grid of icons... drool...

NeoTrunks said,
As someone who uses Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 8.1, you all disappoint me.

People must satisfy their superiority complex after all. :laugh:

I actually thought it looked more like a slimmed down version of the original iPhone. Personally I'm hoping this is a fake or early prototype. Don't like the design myself.

dingl_ said,
So innovation so wow

Mr.XXIV said,
So waterproof wow such premium plastic

did you two just discover 2013?

Sonne said,


did you two just discover 2013?

Okay, first of all, my /s was in reference to the recent Samsung commercials. Get over yourself.