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Apple not to launch 5.5-inch iPhone this year

Apple not to launch 5.5-inch iPhone this year

Post By : Jessica Abraham

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Category : Technology

Sub Category : Mobile

14 Jul 2014

Apple's 5.5-inch "phablet" iPhone will not be debuting this fall finally, in line with analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in an exceedingly note obtained by AppleInsider.

Previous reports had pegged 2 new phones — one four.7-inch model and one five.5-inch model — for launch in Gregorian calendar month, however Kuo says that Apple has problems with the iPhone 6's bit panel, further as color uneveness on the metal casing.

"These issues can doubtless be even additional difficult with a bigger size," he said.

AppleInsider's Neil Hughes notes that Kuo features a "respectable track record" once it involves Apple's plans, although his word continues to be no guarantee.

Kuo additionally same that he does not expect that the iPhone's new, extra-durable sapphire glass front panel can "easily pass the drop check close to term" for the five.5-inch phone.

If the phablet model will launch this year, Kuo believes it will not happen till when mid-fourth quarter, later than the four.7-inch iPhone six.