iPhone 6 rumored to include 128GB storage option and parked car locator

The above image of what we can expect and more, leaked out yesterday.

If the most recent rumors on the upcoming iPhone 6 are to be believed, then we can expect a 128Gb storage option for the new device. It's unclear if this will be limited to the iPhone 6L (the 5.5-inch version) or both, which includes a smaller variant at 4.7-inches. It's also believed that Apple will continue not to offer a microSD slot option, thus having to boost storage in this manner.

 

In addition to the storage rumor, it is also believed that Apple will include both a parked car locator and a "Find my car" option, much like the "Find my iPhone" feature that already exists for users attempting to locate their stolen device.

Apple has filed patents (see above image), titled “Automatic identification of vehicle location” and “Vehicle location in weak location signal scenarios”, that seem to describe a feature where Siri will help owners locate their car in a busy car park. For this you won’t even need a phone signal, rather than communicating via the cell network, Siri can communicate with the car via CarPlay, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

Google rolled out a similar option using Google Now for Android users recently, and now Apple is getting in on it.

For those eager to get their hands on an iPhone 6, Apple is supposedly holding an event announcing the device on September 9th, with a rumored shipment date in October.

Source & bottom image: Cult of Mac, Phones Review via Shiny Shiny | Top Image: Feld & Volk

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Will consider buying the 4.7" version of this phone if the price is reasonable and it does not have the plastic line on the back.

Enron said,
Will consider buying the 4.7" version of this phone if the price is reasonable and it does not have the plastic line on the back.

Do you really think the price will be reasonable? Really?

SJTWD said,

Do you really think the price will be reasonable? Really?

I don't, but maybe the price can be magical too.

I'd be surprised if any 128 GB variant would cost less than $1000.. Assuming this will be 5.5" only I'd see that come it at $1199 at least. And with that you're basically buying a pimped up 2010 phone at a premium price seeing how iPhone and iOS has not really changed much since the iPhone4. (except for a new skin)

paulheu said,
I'd be surprised if any 128 GB variant would cost less than $1000.. Assuming this will be 5.5" only I'd see that come it at $1199 at least. And with that you're basically buying a pimped up 2010 phone at a premium price seeing how iPhone and iOS has not really changed much since the iPhone4. (except for a new skin)

Exactly. New new features at all, while every other manufacturer has been pumping out major upgrades every year and changing the looks of their phones every year.

paulheu said,
I'd be surprised if any 128 GB variant would cost less than $1000.. Assuming this will be 5.5" only I'd see that come it at $1199 at least. And with that you're basically buying a pimped up 2010 phone at a premium price seeing how iPhone and iOS has not really changed much since the iPhone4. (except for a new skin)

If this phone is over $1000, I really would like to see people try to justify that price point. Utterly ridiculous.

ctebah said,

Exactly. New new features at all, while every other manufacturer has been pumping out major upgrades every year and changing the looks of their phones every year.

Exactly, but we have to be extra critical of the iPhone because... because... because... Apple. Using Pauly's logic, my Lumia 1520 is just a 6in Zune.

benthebear said,

Exactly, but we have to be extra critical of the iPhone because... because... because... Apple. Using Pauly's logic, my Lumia 1520 is just a 6in Zune.

I think you're one of few people that has noticed how his posts are worded.

According to Spanish website Movilzona (http://bit.ly/1rnYV5r) the 4.7" 16GB will go for 750 euros, the cheapest 5.5" model for 950 euros. Considering taxes, and assuming those prices are real, in Italy the 4.7" will start at at least 780 euros and the 5.5" at 980 euros.

If those rumors are true by the time we get the iPhone 6s a Vertu phone will be cheaper.

My money is on (yes.. pun intended)
for 4.7: $799(16)-$899(32)-$999(64)
for 5.5: $999(32)-$1099(64)-$1299(128)

Only a matter of time before they price themselves out of the market with other brands getting cheaper while specs get better..

paulheu said,
My money is on (yes.. pun intended)
Only a matter of time before they price themselves out of the market with other brands getting cheaper while specs get better..

Bahaha I love your predictions. Specially this one:

Windows Phone will overtake iOS in the coming years and keep growing. Apple will become an irrelevant blip in the coming decade.

ctebah said,

Bahaha I love your predictions. Specially this one:

When Intel gets their ass in gear and makes an x86 CPU for the phone, I see Apple loosing to MS. I mean, I'd ditch Android in a second for a phone with REAL Windows, not RT.

Open Minded said,

When Intel gets their ass in gear and makes an x86 CPU for the phone, I see Apple loosing to MS. I mean, I'd ditch Android in a second for a phone with REAL Windows, not RT.

Windows is the last thing MS should market their phones as. Look at the numbers. If running full blown windows apps on a tablet didn't help Surface sell, it's not going to work for a smartphone.

I have a locator system built into my car, it also doubles as an anti theft feature. It's called illuminous pink paint.

My Google Now in Nexus 5 knows where I parked the car all the time, not a 100% accurate though, I hope Apples introduces something very accurate, it will push Google to get it 100% accurate as well.

Nokia here maps has car location as well. Problem is Apple will sell it like its the second coming and your life will be incomplete with out it.

Hey ho, same old same old

When I see 128gb version of i-anything (apple) all I see if more space to fill up with content you have to buy! Apple's design of iphone reminds me of an older bully holding some poor kids upside down by the ankles and shaking all the coins out his pockets. Everything on that phone you buy and "rent". 128gb? big whoop not like you can actually use that space to store your own files.

puma1 said,
When I see 128gb version of i-anything (apple) all I see if more space to fill up with content you have to buy! Apple's design of iphone reminds me of an older bully holding some poor kids upside down by the ankles and shaking all the coins out his pockets. Everything on that phone you buy and "rent". 128gb? big whoop not like you can actually use that space to store your own files.

Really? Because I was able to import all my cd's into itunes without having to purchase anything and then put that music onto my iPhone. My music on my phone.

Nice try though.

Expandable storage is the only thing I really miss on my Lumia Icon. Paying 10x the price to permanently attach memory inside a device is typical Apple. Their customers are so loyal, Apple could pull a Sony and make proprietary removable memory cards (that are really just microSDXC internals) charge 4x the price over microSDXC and hear nary a complaint.

When Google does it, it goes largely unreported.

When Apple does it, they're awarded patents (invalid btw, since there's prior art), it will be hailed as revolutionary, and general public will believe Apple 'invented' yet another feature.

Overpriced, overhyped, outdated, that's Apple.

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