Nice rear: iPhone 6s Plus housing leaks


Here's the rear housing for the iPhone 6s with a few observable design tweaks.
Photo: Future Supplier

Ahead of a probable announcement in September, it looks like we can already get a sneak peak at the iPhone 6s Plus – or at least the back of it. The rear housing leaked and there are plenty of photos to gaze at and of course scrutinize for months to come. Some very small differences in the casing have already garnered some attention.

For one, the source that leaked the photos to Future Supplier got some hands-on time with the casing. Though there’s no word on whether it’s thicker, the source said the hardware feels smoother and noticeably stronger than that of the current-generation iPhone 6 Plus. This very well may be Apple’s answer to the “BendGate” problem that had the Internet in a tizzy last September. Realistically, it wasn’t a problem for most people, but Apple probably wasn’t thrilled with everyone laughing at the flaws of its newest baby.

The other noticeable change is the location of the two screw holes on the bottom of the iPhone. They’re slightly higher up in the iPhone 6s Plus. These screws hold the speaker module in place, so it’s possible that the iPhone 6s could be getting a new or altered speaker module. It’s only speculation, but it’d be pretty sweet if Apple upgraded the sound quality.

Overall, the 6s Plus housing is largely similar to the 6 Plus. The “s” models of the iPhone tend to stick with the hardware designs of their predecessors.

We still have a couple of months to go before the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus presumably make their debut, but it’s never too early to treat yourself to some leaked photos. Check out the full gallery at Future Supplier.


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