With a large bulk of the rumors for the iPhone 6 revolving around its purported increased screen size, there have been a healthy amount of iPhone 6 renderings exploring what the phone could look like and how big it would be compared to the current iPhone 5s.
MacRumors forum member deuxani decided to take it a step further and compared the 4.7″ iPhone 6 to its Android-based competition.
If the rumors are true, at least one model of the iPhone 6 will contain a 16:9 4.7” screen. When you think about it realistically the iPhone 6 will have a home button with a finger print scanner the same size as the iPhone 5S. Also will the top and bottom bezels have the same height for symmetry. The side bezels will be smaller than the iPhone 5S, but they will not be non-existing.
First, deuxani compared the rumored iPhone 6 to the Motorola Moto X and LG G2 Mini, two 4.7-inch Android phones, that were actually smaller despite having the same screen size. This is largely because of of the rounded Touch ID sensor on the bottom and the need for the top and bottom bezels to be symmetrical due to Apple’s design philosophy.
Compared to the 5″ Nexus 5 and the 5.2″ LG G2, deuxani found the iPhone 6 could be as tall as either phone with less screen real estate.
And finally, when compared to this year’s flagship 5″ HTC One (m8) and Samsung Galaxy S5, deuxani found that the Android devices were larger in every way.
In conclusion, deuxani found that the iPhone 6 could find it difficult to impress in screen size alone when compared to its Android competition. However, the iPhone 6 may stand out in thinness, which was highlighted in a video earlier today comparing an leaked iPhone 6 case to other devices.
Apple has been rumored to release two larger sized iPhones this fall. The rumored sizes are 4.7″ and 5.5″, though the 4.7″ version is thought to arrive first as Apple is allegedly having a difficult time finding a thin enough battery to place in the 5.5″ model. A recently released Apple slide revealed that the company acknowledged that consumers wanted larger screened phones, which Apple couldn’t provide them at the time.