“More specifically, Kuo believes that Apple will decide between glass, plastic, and ceramic casing for its 2017 iPhone, but that the company will ultimately settle on glass,” Miller reports, “much like the iPhone 4, ‘as plastic doesn’t offer thin and light form factor designs, and it would be not easy to precisely control the tolerance of ceramic.'”
“As rumored in the past, KGI also believes that Apple will introduce a new 5.8-inch iPhone in 2017 with an AMOLED display,” Miller reports. “Despite the larger display, however, the device will feature a form factor that is ultimately smaller than the current 5.5-inch iPhone.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As a reminder, iPhone 4 looked like this: