The next iPhone has long been rumored to feature a 4.7-inch screen, which would make it Apples largest handset to date. On Monday, Chinese-language gadget blog MyDrivers released images that appear to show the screen cover from the iPhone 6 next to the front panel from Apples 4-inch iPhone 5s.
The difference in size is significant. In fact, I would contend that the change will bean adjustment period for many long-time iPhone users.
The sizedifference between the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 6 might have been even more remarkable. On Saturday, prominent KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that production issues have delayed the launch of the long-rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 model until 2015.
AsAldrin Calimlimnoted,Kuo says that issues with the in-cell touch panel and metal casing could affect both the handsets 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, with the problems considered to be more easily remedied in the smaller version.
Apple is likely to launch thenext iPhone in September. In addition to having alarger screen, the new model may feature an “A8″ processor, whichcould push speeds to heights never before seen on iOS devices. The iPhone 6 could also come with a better camera, sapphire glass display, and other advancements.