We have spent a lot of time with iPhone 5 cases since the release date at the end of last year, and this led us to question what Apple could have in-store for the iPhone 6 design and how a revamp could release users from the need for cases.
The current iPhone runs a lot cooler when compared to previous generations and while we enjoyed the slightly longer design, it could have included something extra with the width. When the iPhone 6, or 5S, models arrive they will likely offer some major changes that Apple won’t take likely considering the changes in smartphone user behavior.
Giving fans the option of iPhone screen size – Apple’s one-size iPhone doesn’t sit well with a rapidly changing marketplace and the year of the phablet is upon us, so an iPhone 6 or 5S model needs to offer at least 2 sizes for users to choose from if Apple is to keep up with change. There’s room for a slightly bigger iPhone 5S, and maybe an iPhone 6 could release with an extra inch or more in screen size? If you’re a fan of the Apple iPhone, would you want to see a bigger handset?
Design the iPhone 6 for cosmetic appeal and strength – The current Black and Slate iPhone 5 chips and scratches too easy. There’s a lot I love about the current iPhone, but at the same time it seems to be the easiest iPhone to chip and scratch to date. This is coming from someone that has owned every model, so the 7th generation iPhone needs to be designed not only for strength but also guarding against cosmetic damage in our opinion.
The photo above gives you a quick glimpse of what Apple could do, which would mean an iPhone 6 with a design that is both hard to break and not easily scratched thanks to a metal finish that’s much better than the current Black and Slate offering.
Apple said that the current iPhone doesn’t necessarily need a case thanks to how strong it is, but this is extremely wrong when you consider the scratches and we’d love to not have to purchase a case to hide the original design, how about you? The idea of a curved iPhone 6 isn’t for everyone, but how some case makers protect the current iPhone can teach Apple a lesson for the original design.
Do you use a case with your iPhone? If so, would you love the option of an almost unbreakable and scratch proof iPhone 6 thanks to a better design?