iPhone 6 Could Sport a Thick, Curvy Bumper

iPhone bumper

The iPhone is about to get curvier than ever, if a new report is to be believed. According to Japanese publication Macotakara, the purported iPhone 6 may sport a thick, round bumper that would significantly switch up the iPhone’s iconic slim build. 

This potential bumper-based design could make the iPhone more durable, if Apple wants to go that route. BGR.com says that this rumored build reminds them of a metallic add-on shell designed by Japan’s Squair for the iPhone 5 and 5s.

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We haven’t heard many other rumors suggesting that the iPhone 6 will sport a bigger and more durable body, though we have heard that the phone could ship with a super strong sapphire display. We’ve seen curved iPhone 6 concepts, but those mock-ups portray a phone with a curved display rather than extra-round edges.

This latest rumor from Macotakara makes no mention of the iPhone 6’s screen size or internal specs. Most rumors are pointing to a dual-device release, with a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 eventually being joined by a larger 5.5-inch variation.

via BGR

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