More Purported Photos of iPhone 6 Parts Appear, Including Assembled Front Panel

It's now less than a month until the rumored September 9 announcement of the iPhone 6, and photos of parts have appeared online. Notably, the Taiwanese blog AppleClub has posted photos of the front screen assembly. We had already seen photos and videos of the front glass, but this is the first time photos have been posted of the glass mounted in its casing. The photos show both the outside and inside of this front assembly. There's no way to tell the exact size, but it's clearly larger than the iPhone 5s, and likely has the rumored 4.7-inch display.

In addition, the French website Nohwereelse has published photos of a bunch of iPhone 6 parts, though AppleInsider suspects some of the parts could be for the forthcoming iPod touch. Among them is a metal Apple logo, which fits with the rumor that the iPhone 6 will have an embedded Liquidmetal logo. Another part is an external camera ring, fitting with the rumor that the iPhone 6 could have a protruding camera lens. 

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In addition, Techradar has posted photos of an alleged iPhone 6 along with its retail packaging. However, the site thinks the phone in the photo may be a Chinese clone. Already phones are available that look just like the iPhone 6 is expected to look, and that run a version of Android that is skinned to look like iOS. Here's one such video.


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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.