Photo of purported 4-inch ‘iPhone 5’ in-cell display surfaces

“Yet another picture of the front panel destined for Apple’s next-generation iPhone has surfaced online via Chinese technology blog MyDrivers,” Killian Bell reports for Cult of Mac. “Like the others we’ve seen, this one reportedly sports a 4-inch display, along with in-cell touch technology that makes the panel thinner than its predecessors.”

“MyDrivers reports that the iPhone panel they have obtained from ‘supply chain sources’ features a larger, 4-inch display, in addition to new in-cell touch technology that integrates touch sensors directly into the LCD itself, negating the need for a dedicated digitizer and thus making the front panel considerably thinner than that on previous iPhones,” Bell reports. “The panel fits in nicely with all of the rumors we’ve been hearing about the new iPhone to date, but we do have one concern: The image MyDrivers have provided looks to be that of an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S panel.”

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  1. OK, stop teasing me with a little leg and bend over and show me the hole thang….I mean give me the entire eyeful, er, iFool…I mean iPhone……

    Gotta go.

  2. basiclly same old look as last two years except for length. That sucks. The current design is getting a little long in the tooth. And is the worst of all the iPhone designs as far as the way it feels in the hand. I MUCH perfer the curved back.

    1. I prefer design wise my iphone 4s more then my iphone 3g, but yes, i wish the iphone 5 is more radical design then what is insinuated in the reports

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