iPhone 5 to Slim Down, Sport 3.7-inch Screen and Gesture Area?

Apple put the iPad on a diet, and it looks like the company may be doing the same thing with the upcoming iPhone 5. A tantalizing report from This is my next says this sexy sequel will boast an even thinner profile with a teardrop shape, similar to the iPod touch. While the above image is just a mockup, it should give you an idea of the design direction Apple may be taking with the iPhone 5.

Here’s some other quick iPhone 5 rumors to chew on from the article:

  • Apple is enlarging the home button, which will double as a gesture area.
  • The screen is growing to 3.7 inches, and new technology will allow the iPhone 5 to have a true edge-to-edge display.
  • The iPhone 5 could support inductive charging and/or NFC

via This is my next

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