iPhone 5 cases available in the UK, hint of hardware specs

The latest iPhone, this time carrying version number 5, is getting closer and closer and no wonder smartphone accessories manufacturers are already thinking about it. The latest proof to this supposition comes from the UK where iPhone 5 cases have already surfaced on the market.

But don’t expect the cases to be cheap and low quality though – despite they are the first crop, they seem to be of good quality. What’s more important though is that their shape hints of the iPhone 5 specs.

For one thing the cases feature space for a bigger screen, which once again hints of a larger iPhone 5 display. Until now Apple has stuck religiously to the 3.5-inch display on each iPhone iteration hitherto, but with many rival smartphone vendors following the ethos that bigger is better in terms of the screen, Apple finally appears to have caved.

iPhone 5 case

In addition the cases are compatible with the expected smaller dock connector. Up until this point, the 30-pin port has been a permanent fixture, but the 19-pin port will now free up plenty of interior space while maintaining the same functionality.

All in all the iPhone 5 isn’t expected to feature a whole lot of hardware changes on the outside but given the success of both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, there’s no real reason for Apple to make any drastic alterations from a design point of view.

Finally bear in mind that the hype around the iPhone 5 is rather big and it might have affected the case makers – so the larger screen space and the longer form factor cannot be taken for certain.


Source: Redmondpie.com

Related posts

Ultra HD Blu-Ray to supersede current Blu-Ray generation

Ultra HD Blu-Ray to supersede current Blu-Ray generation

Blu-Ray technology has hardly started to penetrate our daily lives but its successor is already on the horizon. Apparently the current generation of Blu-Ray disks will be replaced by new optical technology that will be called Ultra HD Blu-Ray. Up until this moment the industry expected 4K...

Samsung starts mass production of HBM2 memory

Samsung starts mass production of HBM2 memory

The South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced that it has started the mass production of the industry’s first 4 GB DRAM package based on the specifications of HBM2 memory. The new memory chip will enable better performance and will be used in high performance computers and graphics cards as...

Lexar outs industry’s first 128GB Pro SDXC Memory Card

Lexar outs industry’s first 128GB Pro SDXC Memory Card

Lexar Media has now released its 128GB Professional 133x SDXC memory card, which is claimed to be the industry’s first card with such large capacity. Along with the 128GB, the company also outs and a 64GB version, which are both aimed at professional photographers and videographers. The cards...

Leave a comment