iPhone 5.7 Concept Blends iPhone 6 Rumors with iOS 7 (Video)

While Apple remains mum on a iPhone 5 successor, its thought to be an iPhone 5S utilizing the same design as the iPhone 5, but introducing new hardware. Apple is also rumored to be working on a large screen iPhone with an iPhone 6 in 2014 thought to be a strong candidate for the upgrade. We likely won’t see a large screen iPhone 6 any time soon, but a new iPhone 5.7 concept shows what a large iPhone might look like running iOS 7.

At WWDC 2013, Apple, as expected, focused on software. At the developer conference, the company introduced both its new OS X Mavericks operating system and the new iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Both operating systems will be coming later this year.

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Read: The iPhone 5S Will Look Like the iPhone 5 (Video).

This iPhone 5.7 concept combines iPhone 6 rumors and iOS 7.

This iPhone 5.7 concept combines iPhone 6 rumors and iOS 7.

What Apple didn’t announce however was new mobile hardware, skipping an iPhone announcement once again. The company is expected to introduce a new iPhone later on this year with an iPhone 5S launch rumored for September. The device is said to be an incremental update to the iPhone 5 with Apple utilizing the same design as the iPhone 5 while attaching upgrades like a new camera and processor.

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There are also rumors of a large iPhone swirling, both for 2013 and 2014, with the iPhone 6 in 2014 the most likely candidate for a significant change to the device’s display. If true, it likely means that consumers will have to wait a year or more before seeing a large screen iPhone arrive. At least officially.

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Designers and Apple enthusiasts are hard at work on their own large screen iPhone designs and today, an iPhone 5.7 concept has emerged, a device that blends the iPhone 6 rumors with Apple’s new iOS 7 software.

The concept was created by T3 and it shows an iPhone utilizing a full HD 5.7-inch display, just a shade under the size of the rumored Samsung Galaxy Note 3’s 5.9-inch display. The display also eliminates most of the bezel making for an edge-to-edge display. We also see the home button intact.

The iPhone 5.7 is also running an A7 chip, a chip that could replace the current A6X at some point in the future. As for the design, it’s similar to the iPhone 5 yet slims down a bit to 7.6mm. The iPhone 5 is 7.9mm thin.

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This may not be what Apple comes out with in the future but it does offer a glimpse at what a larger iPhone 5 or even iPhone 5S could look like if one were to arrive on shelves.

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