“Apple reportedly will change the screen size of iPhone to 4-inch for its fifth generation iPhone,” Yenting Chen, Rebecca Kuo, and Yvonne Yu report for DigiTimes, citing “upstream component suppliers.”
“The component suppliers noted that the production lines for Apple’s next generation iPhone have begun testing, and Apple is interesting [sic] in expanding the screen size to 4-inches to support the tablet PC market as the vendor only has a 9.7-inch iPad in the market,” Chen, Kuo, and Yu report. “With Apple joining the 4-inch and larger market, 4- to 5.5-inch will become the major battlefield for smartphones and further change the industry dynamics for small- to medium-size panels.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]