“Apple’s bigger iPhone model(s) that keep popping up in rumors may be unveiled sooner than expected, a report from Chinese publication Huanqiu (via Yahoo Japan) indicates, as the company is said to be planning to debut the iPhone phablets as a separate product line in May,” Chris Smith reports for BGR.
“However, these devices will not be part of the iPhone 6 family of smartphones, which will launch later this year as expected, most likely in September,” Smith reports. “The iPhone phablets will reportedly pack a display that’s bigger than 5 inches and a 20 nanometer processor made by TSMC that’s either going to be a new A8 processor or a revamped A7 CPU.”
“A report from South Korean publication ET News said the iPhone 6 will be released in September and will feature a slimmer profile than its predecessor,” Smith reports. “The same story said that the price of the iPhone 5s will go down to $100 in May for reasons unknown, but a phablet launch would certainly explain the price drop.”
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