Apple said to unveil 4.7” iPhone 6 in August, another 5.5” iPhone coming in September

Apple said to unveil 4.7” iPhone 6 in August, another 5.5” iPhone coming in September

Apple will officially announce the next-generation iPhone in August, one month ahead of expectations, according to reports from Taiwan, backed by anonymous supply-chain sources, but also confirmed by the usually very reliable Reuters.

The next iPhone is expected to be called the iPhone 6 and feature a 4.7-inch display, much larger than the currrent 4-inch screen on the iPhone 5s. 

Apple is also reported to quickly follow-up on that first announcement of the 4.7" iPhone and unveil another, 5.5-inch or 5.6-inch phablet-sized iPhone a month later, in September. 

We have seen countless leaks for the 4.7” model and what most of those preliminary images seem to agree on is a design language, reminiscent of the style of the iPad mini series. The new iPhones are also expected to bring us the new iOS 8 operating system with the Healthbook fitness and wellness hub, and chances are that Apple will equip the devices with new, custom-made 64-bit Apple A8 chip.

Moreover, Cupertino is said to ramp up production of these two new versions of the iPhone 6 to reach a cumulative 80 million units by the end of the year. Let us stress that 80 million is the number of units to be made, while the actual sales number will differ, depending on consumer interest.

Finally, having iPhones with larger displays is largely seen amongst analysts as one major factor that will help Apple regain market share from companies like Samsung. Apple continues being the single most profitable company in the industry, but in terms of volume of sales, its market share has been on the decline for a while. Can it reverse this trend with the new larger-screen iPhones? Take a look at the concept images for of the alleged iPhone 6, and let us know your thoughts on it below.

source: Reuters

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44 Comments

1. HASHTAG unregistered

Or they will be released at the same time?

11. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Both will announce in same event September.

26. Ashoaib

Posts: 3243; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Where is the iphone mini?? Apple should also make 2inch iphone mini for easy and convenient one handed use.... :p

31. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Dude it's called the iWatch...

32. Ashoaib

Posts: 3243; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Dude it's not called iwatch... iwatch is a wrist watch alike gear for your kind information which apple is launching because samsung, sony and others launched already... since apple is a trend follower so they are also making their iwatch or youwatch or nobodywatch... despite being a trend follower they are stupidly self proclaimed, the most innovative company in the world... others are just copy cats

2. Qbancelli

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Yawn.

3. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I guess Apple is concerned over their ever shrinking world market share...

42. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Hopefully only a decade or so more of incessant Apple leaks and rumors. By then they will be down to 5% market share and no one will give a F what Apple does.

4. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2343; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Take this with a bucket of salt........

5. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

I hear this rumor every year.......every year they say that iPhone will come earlier than schedule and at last it comes tlat same time of year every year....

37. TrePharaoh

Posts: 42; Member since: Oct 22, 2013

Swear, it's so annoying.

6. parvsingh05

Posts: 100; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

This happend after iphone 4s launch also. It released in october and 5 was released in september. Cant wait

7. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

Releasing it a month early....it will be full of bugs. So the 6s will follow soon after all the iDiots pay dearly to so their system and product testing.

8. HASHTAG unregistered

Full of bugs because it's released a month earlier? What if they started working on it a month earlier?

15. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Oh come on we all know ios 7 was released in june and how bug infested it was in iP5S, but until 7.1 after 10 months, many bugs were fixed. But still few bugs still exist. Cant see how it just works. My friend has the 5 and air, and he is frustrated.

22. HASHTAG unregistered

And the Galaxy S series don't have any bugs with their inconsistent release dates?

23. wideallyphan

Posts: 16; Member since: May 09, 2014

it isn't a competition, man, he's just stating a fact. this fanboyism on phonearena is really unbearable. every single sentence by anyone, be it about an iphone, a samsung, a sony or whatever gets twisted into a full-blown discussion which in turn becomes just shouting allegations of fanboyism at each other. get it together, people.

43. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

This is the reason I left this site. Rarely stop here now. It's laughable.

33. parvsingh05

Posts: 100; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

Ios 7 was never released in june..it was for developers only , i have air and 5 and i dont see any bugs, they work smoothly ,

9. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Welcome to 2011, Apple!

39. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Welcome back Papinyc

10. JOHNNY8573

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 11, 2013

YAWN................NEXT STORY

12. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

This reminds of when pet rocks were the rage, what they'd do when sales went flat,..they glued on more rocks. Moar icons, moar money, moar gooder.

13. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

the iphone 5s with a 4inch display is sold for $800-$1000 outside the US depending on the country.... imagine how much it's going to cost you for 4.7 & 5.5 inch displays... 5s as it is, is overpriced... just not worth it...

14. ryan5609

Posts: 107; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

This sucks, now I have to deal with iPhone leak BS for another 3 months at least. I know I can choose not to read the stories, but they are always plastered on every single tech site. Every time a new render pops up, it goes right to someones front page top headline. It is just getting annoying.

34. TechDork

Posts: 399; Member since: May 10, 2010

....ok? Mobile sites are going to post anything Apple related, just as they post anything HTC related or Samsung related.

16. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

iWannabes will be mad like hell for the large screen iphone, and thus another record-breaking sales.

40. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

When will this Apple trend come to an end

17. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Closer to being an ipad mini. It's really ugly that 5.5 supposedly iPhone. More importantly what changes do they have to offer ?

18. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

A 5.5" screen on an iPhone is completely useless considering the fact that the iPhone has 0 multitasking features.

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