New Apple was the brainchild of late Steve Jobs, according to reports.
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The iPhone 5 rumoured to sport a bigger 4″ screen, was said to have been very much the work of Steve Jobs, a company source indicated.
Jobs, who died last October, “worked closely on” the development of the next generation iPhone, according to Apple Insider.
Some are even tipping the screen of the new Apple smartie is 4.6″ – to match rival super sized screens of Samsung Galaxy S3’s massive 4.8″ screen, and HTC superphones One X and Sensation XL.
If rumours are correct, it will be first major redesign of the iPhone since 2010 and mark a massive jump from its current 3.5″ display.
iPhone 5 (if its even called that) will also feature Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for tap and go payments via the smartphone, 4G ready and ultra bright Retina screen (a la iPad).
Apple were believed to be releasing a new gen iPhone last October, but instead released the iPhone 4S, with voice assistant Siri being the main add-on feature.
Insiders claim that an upcoming 6th generation iPhone will be shown at the Apple WW Developers Conference in June with “5” going on sale in September.
LG and Sharp are said to be busy making the iPhone 5 screen for Cupertino, who appear to have ditched former partner Samsung, due to major falling over patents, although the Koreans still make iPad 3 display.