“iPhone buyers yearning for a much bigger screen will get their wish next year, at least if a forecast from Jefferies analyst Peter Misek comes true,” Lance Whitney reports for CNET.
MacDailyNews Take: It’d be a first.
“After meeting last week with Apple suppliers in Asia, Misek issued a note to investors on Monday in which he said that the iPhone 6 would offer a 4.8-inch screen,” Whitney reports. “If true, that would be a hefty increase over the 4-inch screen found in the current iPhone lineup.”
“Misek didn’t reveal exactly what triggered his prediction, but he did note that the new screen size would drive a huge number of upgrades,” Whitney reports. “Around 50 percent of smartphones shipped last quarter had screens larger than 4 inches, compared with just 20 percent a year prior.”
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