Purported iPhone 5 Engineering Photos Leak to Web

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – In case you’re still curious as to how Apple’s next generation iPhone device will look, new photos may shed some light on just that.

The photos posted on gottabemobile.com show what appears to be the metallic casing of the iPhone 5. The website says they were taken from a Chinese factory. Many Apple devices including the iPad are made in the country by manufacturer Foxconn.

The news report said the picture indicated that the device “will be slightly taller, slightly thinner and about the same width.”

Apple’s next generation iPhone is already widely expected to feature an increased screen size. In May, website 9to5Mac.com reported on photographs showing what could be the back panel for the iPhone 5. Apple’s last iPhone, the 4S was launched in October of last year.