We don’t know what the iPhone 6 will look like, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of great iPhone 6 concepts that show us how Apple could design an iPhone 6.
Users shouldn’t plan on learning about this device at an iPhone 6 summer release — as rumors point to an iPhone 5S arriving this summer or early fall, and the iPhone 6 release taking place sometime in 2014.
The iPhone 6 is the next iPhone we expect with a new design, as all signs point to a similar look for the iPhone 5S. Apple routinely uses a design for two years, before offering up a new user experience and a new iPhone design.
It’s early in the iPhone 6 life-cycle, even for rumors, but we are already seeing and hearing about possible features for the next phone. Steve Jobs reportedly played a role in the iPhone 6 blueprint. With Apple patents, acquisitions and analyst notes we start to get a glimpse of what Apple may be planning for the iPhone 6.
When talented designers combine what we think we know about the iPhone 6 with trends towards larger screens, new control methods and tougher materials we are able to see what the iPhone 6 might look like.While looking for the best iPhone 6 concepts we discovered a collection of realistic iPhone 6 concepts that deserve special attention. There are no laser keyboards or hidden projectors, but these iPhone 6 mock ups show us what an iPhone 6 could actually look like on a store shelf or in your hand.
These are just a few of the iPhone 6 concepts we expect to see as we move past the iPhone 5S and towards what will likely be a completely new iPhone.
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Some of these concepts borrow features and designs from popular devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the Sony Xperia Z, and others are based on rumors of an Apple iPhone 6 prototype, hidden away behind closed doors.
Here are the best iPhone 6 concepts to date, a list we will update as other designers show us what the iPhone 6 might look like and possible iPhone 6 features come to light through rumors and leaks.