“Late last night, reports surfaced alleging that Apple would introduce three new variations of the iPhone during 2013. The first is the iPhone 5S, expected to be released in late Spring or early Summer. This would include a slight refresh and upgrade of the iPhone 5 hardware. The second is likely to be the iPhone 6, which would come out about a year after the initial iPhone 5, and just before the 2013 holiday season (likely mid-October),” Three28Capital writes. “The third variation is where the rumors are swirling.”

“The report describes a new iPhone, dubbed the ‘Math’ (we’ll discuss the name in a moment), which is rumored to have a 4.8″ screen. The iPhone 5, after much consternation, included a larger screen than all prior iPhone’s (previously they had 3.5″ screens before introducing the huge 4″ screen). Apple did not take this step lightly,” Three28Capital writes. “Would Apple, who plans years in advance and carefully selects the appropriate time to release a new product, really make developers go through the process of redesigning their apps only nine months after the last go around?”

Three28Capital writes, “As for the name iPhone Math, it smells like a bad game of telephone. It’s not hard to imagine somebody saying iPhone ‘Max,’ which the person on the other end hears as iPhone ‘Math.'”

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