Larger 4.7″ Apple will be launched later this yearThat’s according to Reuters, which suggests Apple’s next big thing – literally – is about to hit the production lines in Japan.
The larger screen device – rumoured to have a 4.7″ screen – would be the largest iPhone ever made, as Apple play catch up with rival Samsung who have made a killing making larger screen, ‘phablet’ style mobiles.
There is also a larger 5.5-inch version but may be delayed, supply chain sources told Reuters, blamed on “difficulties with in-cell production technology,” which allows the device to stay slim while increasing the display size.
Japan Display, will be the first to kick off production of the 6 next month, while Sharp and LG Display are tipped to kick off manufacturing in June.
iPhone 6 is rumored to have sapphire display, 10-megapixel f/1.8 camera with interchangeable lenses among other features.
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