iPhone 6s to Feature Motion Wallpapers Similar to the Apple Watch?

iPhone 6s to Feature Motion Wallpapers Similar to the Apple Watch?

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Apple is reportedly planning to introduce some new animated wallpapers to the iPhone 6s that resemble the Motion watch face from the Apple Watch, reports 9to5Mac.

The new animated wallpapers come from the same family as the set of “Motion” watch faces that dominate the main screen of the Apple Watch, where the user can choose from jellyfish, multi-colored butterflies, or brightly colored flowers. For the new iPhone, we are told the types of motion wallpapers range from sets of animated fish from a koi pond to colorful arrays of smoke.

Notably, a recently leaked iPhone 6s Plus retail box features a colorful koi fish against the white background of the box, giving weight to the report.

Apple's Jonathan Ive also hinted at the new wallpapers in an interview with The New Yorker:

He picked up his iPhone 6 and pressed the home button. “The whole of the display comes on,” he said. “That, to me, feels very, very old.” (The iPhone 6 reached stores two weeks later.) He went on to explain that an Apple Watch uses a new display technology whose blacks are blacker than those in an iPhone’s L.E.D. display. This makes it easier to mask the point where, beneath a glass surface, a display ends and its frame begins. An Apple Watch jellyfish swims in deep space, and becomes, Ive said, as much an attribute of the watch as an image. On a current iPhone screen, a jellyfish would be pinned against dark gray, and framed in black, and, Ive said, have “much less magic.”

The iPhone 6s is expected to feature Force Touch, a faster LTE chip, a Rose Gold color option, 7000 series aluminum, a 12MP camera, 4K video recording, and more.

Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 6s at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm EST on September 9th at the Bill Graham Civic Center. Please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or RSS for updates ahead of the event.

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iPhone 6s to Feature Motion Wallpapers Similar to the Apple Watch?

Ehsan Jamaleddini - September 9, 2015 at 5:11am
Wow... very good
Nat - August 29, 2015 at 1:12am
And probably implementing it without jailbreak. Just another way of showing how to code stuff into secure devices.
Crawford842 - August 28, 2015 at 8:00am
The only somewhat valid reason I'd understand that it'd only be on a 6s or 6s plus is cuz the new display would have those deep blacks to make it so visually stunning. But I'd still think they need to make it available for older devices too. And if they don't, check Cydia. Someone will unhide them.
Dommm - August 28, 2015 at 6:09am
So this won't be available on iPhone 6 even as it is a software thing, that could be part of iOS 9
Crawford842 - August 28, 2015 at 7:56am
Well, if it ain't, someone will put a tweak in Cydia to unlock them and make them visible.
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