“Those of us who want Apple to refresh its 4-inch iPhone range were disappointed to hear new predictions,” Karen Haslam reports for Macworld UK.
“A Chinese-language website called feng.com cites sources within Apple’s supply chain who say that no such device exists at present; and that Apple has not made ‘any new production tasks’ related to a 4-inch device,” Haslam reports. “It is certainly possible that Apple will continue to offer a lower-cost iPhone as it did with the iPhone 5c. The significant thing about the iPhone 5c when it launched in 2013 was that although those in the know recognised it as a repackaged iPhone 5, to anyone else it looked like a whole new iPhone and that was a great reason to buy one.”
“Apple may decide that it is preferable to repackage the iPhone 5s as the iPhone 6c in 2015 to encourage sales,” Haslam reports. “It’s easy to imagine the changes Apple may decide to make to the iPhone 5c should it decide to continue the product line.”
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