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'iPhone 17 Slim' Could Move Rear Cameras to Top Center in Biggest Redesign Since iPhone X

The Information today reported that Apple plans to release an all-new, high-end iPhone 17 model next year, and there was one detail that is worth singling out: the rear cameras could be relocated to the "top center" of the device.

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The rear camera system on the iPhone has been positioned in the top-left corner of the device since the original 2007 model, so the cameras being moved to the top center of the device would be a notable change. Some popular Android smartphones have rear cameras positioned towards the top center, such as Google's Pixel 8 Pro.

The report said the new iPhone 17 model will feature a "major redesign" akin to the iPhone X, so it sounds like Apple has big plans for this device. With the report claiming the device could have a higher price tag than the Pro Max model, which starts at $1,199, perhaps it will end up being the "iPhone Ultra" that has been rumored for a few years.

Here is everything that the report mentioned about the slimmer iPhone 17:

  • Between a 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch display (likely 6.5-inch)

  • A "significantly thinner" design with an aluminum frame

  • Rear cameras moved to "top center" of device

  • A higher price tag than the Pro Max model in the iPhone lineup

  • Improved front camera

  • A narrower Dynamic Island

  • A19 chip


Read our initial coverage of the report for more details about the device.
This article, "'iPhone 17 Slim' Could Move Rear Cameras to Top Center in Biggest Redesign Since iPhone X" first appeared on MacRumors.com

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