Rumours of the iPhone to ship in multiple colours surfaced well before the iPhone 5 hit the market, and with Apple working on a cheaper, lower-cost iPhone and another high-end model, they have resurfaced.
Here is an iPhone 5S (or 6) concept inspired by the curves of the iPad mini and designed by Alexander Kormishin. As you can see from the image above, the designer follows Apple’s design while renewing pattern. It’s modeled after the recently released iPhone 5, and names the smartphone iPhone 5S, which sounds like a logical name in the light of earlier releases.
Another designer, Mads Bengtsson, focused on bringing a fresh approach to Apple’s upcoming mobile operating system, the iOS 7. As you can see from the images below, the concept was adapted to the conditions and possibilities of the iPhone 5.
The first change that catches the eye is the redesigned top bar, which shows a new battery level meter taking use of the full top bar.
Besides a new feature called Activity log – providing an easy way to review your earlier activity – and the landscape mode App Flow, I find the “Multipad”, a redesigned multitasking surface, very useful. Bengtsson’s fresh approach covers Contacts, Photos, and even goes as deep as renaming the Home screen to “Menu”.
What do you think?