“Analyst Brian J. White with Topeka Capital Markets issued a note to investors on Monday highlighting details he picked up on a tour of suppliers in China and Taiwan,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “During his visit, he was given the sense that some suppliers will begin production in June of certain components of Apple’s sixth-generation iPhone, setting up for a product launch in the fall.”
“He believes the next iPhone will have a larger screen, which he sees as being 4 inches,” Hughes reports. “He also expects the device will have high-speed 4G LTE connectivity, just like the new iPad.”
Hughes reports, “‘In our view, this will be the most significant iPhone upgrade with a four-inch screen and a new, sleek look that we believe will require a Unibody case,’ White wrote. ‘This new, sleek look will be the most important reason that consumers decide to upgrade.'”
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