“Now that the iPad 3 (yes, that is what Apple should call it) is out and available we are seeing even more rumors of the next iPhone,” Matthew Miller writes for ZDNet.
“I am also getting lots of questions from coworkers and readers about the next iPhone wondering if they should wait or get the iPhone 4S now,” Miller writes. “Talking about this with them led to me thinking about the iPhone naming convention and realizing there really isn’t one…”
Miller writes, “‘Will the next iPhone be called the iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 4G, or something else?’ Everyone currently talks about the rumors as the iPhone 5, yet the iPhone 4 was the only model so far that had a name that matched the actual number in the iPhone series. If people are using that naming convention, then this rumored model should be referred to as the iPhone 6.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Why should Apple call it “iPad 3?” and, why shouldn’t Apple simply call the next iPhone, “iPhone?”