There is a speculation that Apple will be coming back to the smaller iPhone form factor
with an iPhone 5c
heir, dubbed iPhone 6c
for now. Unlike its predecessor, this eventual handset is said to sport a more premium, metal body
, and is said to be released in the first half of next year, perhaps together with an iPad line successor.
In any case, little else is known about the handset, apart from an alleged leaked chassis
, as no specs or benchmarks have been tipped yet. As per the analyst memo to clients that claimed a metal chassis, “although iPhone 6C is designed as an extended version, it still uses metal casing based on Apple style
,” alluding to the 6c as an "extended version" of the current iPhone 5c model. That's all fine and dandy, but if the 6c is going to be released early next year, who knows what specs it might hold at that time, given the fast pace of the mobile industry.
We only heard that Apple is hogging Sony's camera sensor business for the handset
, apparently readying it for mass production. Well, today we have something more to say about this eventual iPhone 6c - its purported battery capacity. According to a source from the vast confines of the Chinese tech blogosphere, the smaller iPhone will sport a 1715 mAh battery pack, which is an improvement over the 1500 mAh piece in the iPhone 5c. A picture of this alleged battery pack has been snapped, too, for your viewing pleasure. What do you think about Apple's eventual strategy shift to a smaller, premium-built iPhone to be sold alongside larger siblings?
Alleged iPhone 6c battery pack