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Apple is working on 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones with possibility of curved edge display


Apple Inc is reportedly working on two large screen iPhone models, which are planned to release in the second half of 2014, which might come with the displays with curved glass towards down at the edges.

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The next iPhones said to be consist of display with 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches size, thus the entry of Apple into the new Phablet market will be marked for sure, which is now dominated by the Galaxy Note 3 from the leading smartphone maker – Samsung. In Q3 2013, Samsung was in first place in the market with more than 60% of market share.

Additionally, the Cupertino-based company is working on the display type, which can differentiate between light and heavy touches to use on different type of capabilities on its iPhones. The enhanced pressure sensitivity can be used, for example, light touch for opening and heavy touch for zooming. However, it’s reported that this technology, perhaps, will not be available for the next year’s iPhones and it’s in still development mode. However, it’s not sure about the naming of the device, whether it’s a iPhone 6 or any other.

By the way, the company had already signed an agreement with a Sapphire manufacturer to create a plant at Arizona to buy and produce Sapphire materials for the rumored new display technology, but not confirmed of the use of these materials yet. Apple could bring a new kind of iPhone, may be with large displays as it recently broken its tradition of releasing a single iPhone per year by revealing advanced iPhone 5S as well as a expected mass seller iPhone 5C. But the outcome was different with overwhelming demand for the iPhone 5s, where company had to cut the manufacturing of iPhone 5c because of the low demand. You can head over to our recent report of rumor of 5-inch iPhone 6 and an opinion on possibility of iPhone 6c. Stay tuned on TND for more updates.


About Ariana Whitmore

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She has been writing columns on consumer gadgets since 2010. Her areas of interests include smartphones, tablets, mobile OS and apps. She holds M.C.S. degree and working on her startup, which aims to solve IT support issues.

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