That pesky taller iPhone 5 screen pops up on video

Wondering just how much bigger that next-generation iPhone screen might be? A new video of the leaked part shows it getting cozy with an iPhone 4S.

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An iPhone 4S next to the purported screen part.
An iPhone 4S next to the purported screen part. Macotakara

What may or may not be the larger screen adorning the next iPhone has been captured on video.

No, you won't see the actual screen. Instead it's the glass panel that your fingers and face grease up.

Japanese Apple blog Macotakara today published a visual comparison of the mystery part that's been floating around for the past few days, putting it next to the existing iPhone to show just how much bigger the screen would be: