We’ve already seen plenty of physical mockups of iPhone 6. We’ve seen it in silver, in gold and space gray, it has been compared to an iPhone 5s to give us an idea of how the larger iPhone will stack up against the 4-inch iPhone, the 5th generation iPod touch to highlight the design similarities and even compared to Samsung’s latest flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S5.
Folks at 9to5Mac have published a new video, which compares the iPhone 6 physical mockup with latest Android flagships, HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5.
The iPhone 6 physical mockup looks quite similar to the HTC One M8. When HTC launched the HTC One smartphone in 2013, it was considered a close cousin of the iPhone 5 in the looks department. If Apple goes with the all-aluminum back casing then the iPhone 6 will look even more similar to the HTC One (M8). I like the way HTC has handled the cut outs for the antenna bands, and hope Apple takes a similar approach.
The HTC One (M8) and the Galaxy S5 come with 5-inch and 5.1-inch screen respectively will be slightly bigger than the rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 6. Apple is widely expected to unveil iPhone 6 with larger screens this year to compete with Android based smartphones that usually come with larger screens, so it is interesting to get an idea on how it stacks up against the latest Android flagships.
Apple is widely expected to release two variants of the iPhone 6 this year, with an ultra-thin design, narrower bezels, rounded edges and more. The first variant will have a 4.7 inch display, which could be launched as early as August, followed by the larger 5.5-inch model in September.
iPhone 6 is also expected to include Apple’s new A8 processor, Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and an improved 8-megapixel camera. The iPhone 6 will also come pre-installed with iOS 8, which may include new apps such as Healthbook, TextEdit and Preview, improved Maps, inter-app communication capabilities and more.