Seems like the wait for the next iPhone just got a bit shorter. Reuters cites an Economic Daily News report, which claims that Apple could unveil the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as August, followed by the 5.5-inch variant in September. Also Read - New iPhone SE to be the most affordable 5G phone from Apple, to launch in 2022
This claim is in complete contrast to what was being previously reported. Earlier reports claimed that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 would be unveiled in September, while the 5.5-inch variant was delayed till the end of the year due to production issues. The report further states that a whopping 80 million iPhone 6 handsets will be produced this year. Also Read - iPhone 13 launch date and more details tipped as part of new leaks
We have already seen a few dummy models of the 4.7-inch variant, though we are yet to see how the 5.5-inch looks. From what we know so far, the next-generation iPhone 4.7-inch is expected to measure 67mm wide, 138mm long and 6mm thick. In comparison, the iPhone 5S measures 58.6mm wide, 123.8 millimeters long, and 7.6 millimeters thick. Also Read - iPhone 12 Mini reaches end of production already, say rumours
Because of the bigger size, the power button has been shifted to the right side to make it easy to use with one hand. The edges too are curved.