We are just weeks far from the launch of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, Apple’s newest addition to the iPhone lineup, but the fate of the iPhone 5c follower, a new 4-inch iPhone dubbed by the rumor mill as the ‘‘ iPhone 6c’, continues to be unclear.

When Apple upped the screen sizes last year, it did not offer an update to the iPhone 5c. This has led much speculation that Apple was saving an upgrade for the 4-inch iPhone to next year to permit the huge screened iPhone 6 take the spotlight. Because then, there has actually been lots of contrasting reports over the release of Apple’s next 4-inch iPhone. A Chinese media report suggests that Apple will really release a smaller iPhone 6c in November.

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There does not seem to be any consensus on this matter. The new report states that Apple’s providers are ramping up to launch the 4-inch design in November. Although Chinese reports should constantly be taken with much uncertainty, this is not an isolated report. Evan Blass has actually claimed the 6C will certainly debut along with the 6S and 6S Plus, although offered no explanation for his remark. There was also a Digitimes report from March saying the same thing. There have actually been other claims of Apple buying 4-inch screen production along with an even weirder Chinese report that Apple prepares a 5 inch iPhone 6c …

… On the other side of the coin, reputable expert KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo has repeatedly said that a 4-inch iPhone is not on the cards for this year however will certainly in reality be introduced in 2016. 2 weeks back, Digitimes mirrored these remarks with iPhone 6C targeting a Q2 2016 launch window.

This is all extremely funny when compared to the state of expectations for the flagship iPhone release, the iPhone 6S. Practically everybody agrees that the phone is coming early September, probably revealed at an occasion on September 9th, with a concentrate on upgraded internals and the addition of a pressure-sensitive Force Touch screen. The casing looks practically similar to existing iPhone 6, with 9to5Mac leaking case images way back in June.

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