5-inch iPhone with vertical dual-rear cameras reportedly planned for 2017
Apple’s 2017 iPhones have been regular visitors to the rumor mill. Even before the launch of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus we have been hearing murmurs about what to expect from next year’s iPhone. Adding to all these speculations is a new report coming out of Japan, which reveals details of a new 5-inch iPhone model planned for next year.
According to report from Japanese news outlet Mac Okatara, Apple may unveil a new 5-inch iPhone model with dual-camera setup in 2017. The 5-inch model is will be the third model of iPhone 7s lineup and is said to sit in between the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models.
The dual-camera system on iPhone 7s will be in a vertical alighment instead of horizontal found on the current iPhone 7 Plus model. However it is not clear if iPhone 7s Plus will have the same camera design.
The report citing sources from Taiwanese supplier also claims that the 5-inch iPhone will be identical to iPhone 7s/7s Plus in terms of specifications and retain the same aluminum design as the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. This is in line with an earlier report by Nikkei, which suggested that new 5-inch iPhone would arrive next year. Moreover, the 2017 iPhones will reportedly come in an all-new Red hue.
The new report coming out of Japan, also claims that the inclusion of the 5-inch iPhone model is not confirmed as of now, and Apple will make a final decision by March 2017.
Apple is rumored to be working on ten prototypes of iPhone so there have been conflicting reports till now creating lots of confusion.
Multiple reports have suggested Apple will launch three iPhones next year. Another iPhone model being rumored is iPhone 8 code-named Ferrari, which is expected to arrive with major design change including extremely slim bezels, OLED display, glass casing and support wireless charging
There is a still a lot of time before Apple will officially unveil their new iPhones, and Apple’s plans for upcoming iPhones can change anytime so take this report with a pinch of salt.
Source | Via