We already carried rumors that the new iPhone 5 will have a taller screen with new aspect ratio. Today a new rumor report confirms this with specific measurements.
Rumors that the iPhone 5 has 4-inch display have appeared already several times. Apple is rumored to keep the width of the iPhone constant and make the new iPhone taller to accomodate a 4-inch display. Today iLounge adds specific measurements to this rumors.
Their sources say that the new iPhone 5 will be 125mm tall (10mm more than iPhone 4S) and 7.4mm thin (1.9mm less than iPhone 4S). The rear casing of the iPhone 5 is supposed to be metal as rumored already last year. The back panel will not be curved as rumored last year, which points to a similar design.
The new 2012 iPhone is also supposed to utilize Gorilla Glass 2 on the front. The dock connector is also supposed to shrink.