Apple is not obsessed with thickness.

Many fans of Apple technology is considered to be that the company pays very much attention to the thickness of the iPhone, trying constantly to reduce it. However, this is nothing more than a stereotype, which strengthened in the minds of many people since the release of the first iPhone models. In fact, since the release of iPhone 6 every new Apple smartphone is only getting thicker.

Starting with the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 5s Apple has reduced the thickness of hulls their smartphones and never missed an opportunity to brag about it. But with the release of iPhone 6, everything changed — the smartphone has become thicker. After that, Apple only increased the thickness of the iPhone.

  • iPhone 6: 6,9 mm.
  • iPhone 6 Plus: 7,3 mm.
  • iPhone 6s: 7.1 mm.
  • iPhone 6 Plus: 7,3 mm.
  • iPhone 7: 7.1 mm.
  • the iPhone 7 Plus: 7,3 mm.
  • iPhone 8: 7,3 mm.
  • iPhone 8 Plus: 7.5 mm.
  • iPhone X: 7,7 mm.
  • iPhone XS: 7,7 mm.
  • iPhone XS Max: 7,7 mm.
  • iPhone XR: 8.3 mm.

iPhone XR, however, is not a record thickness smartphones of Apple. The very first iPhone 2G, released in 2007, had a thickness of 11.6 mm.


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