Japanese blogger Macotakara gives us a first up-close look at the iPhone 5 front panel, which is much taller than its predecessor. This “would line up with a rumored screen that jumps from 3.5 to somewhere around 4.” Continue reading to watch the video.

As you can see in Macotakara’s physical comparison, the new front plate sticks out appreciably above a current iPhone, though doesn’t appear to be any wider – this stays in line with rumors we’ve been picking up regarding a taller iPhone with a boosted display resolution.

[Sources 1 | 2]