The iPhone 6 is expected to be unveiled tomorrow, and the alleged leaks just keep on coming. This latest leak comes in the form of what’s supposedly a review of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s next iPhone model. Unfortunately it’s in Mandarin, although 9to5 Mac provided a translation of the commentary.
Is the iPhone 6 in the video real?
The speaker starts out by addressing questions about whether the smartphone shown in the video really is the iPhone 6 or if it’s just a Chinese knockoff. It does sport the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, which seems to suggest that it could be the real deal.
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The reviewer said the iPhone seems faster than the iPhone 5S and also lighter than expected.
Apple sticks with one-hand usage
It’s been rumored for a long time that the iPhone 6 will have a larger screen. One of the reasons Apple previously said it hadn’t released a larger iPhone was because it wanted to make sure the phone could be operated with one hand. Apparently it appears as if the screen is a little taller in order to be able to do this. The reviewer said it is just as comfortable to operate the iPhone 6 as it was its predecessor, the iPhone 5S.
The casing appears to use a bezel that’s similar to that of Samsung’s Galaxy S3. The design apparently adds to the comfort of using it with one hand. The back of the iPhone 6 reportedly is just like that of the iPhone 5. However, the camera in the iPhone 6 protrudes, which is in line with rumors we have heard recently.
iPhone 6 features a faster camera
Also the reviewer said the camera takes better photos much faster than the previous iPhone does. Apparently it’s unclear how many megapixels the camera has because there’s a lack of information on that topic.
A quick review of the apps shows the Health app unveiled by Apple in June at WWDC. It sports a dashboard that shows a lot of health information. The video also shows the Passbook app icon which looks like it has a credit card on top of it. This would be in line with the rumor that Apple is preparing to launch a mobile payments solution along with the iPhone 6.
The full video is embedded here. So do you think this is the real deal?