According to Apples manufacturing partner Foxconn, rumours surrounding the next iPhone coming in two sizes are true. Foxconn has announced that it is in fact manufacturing a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6.
The 4.7-inch variant is due to start shipping in July this year, with the 5.5-inch variant set to enter production in August.
Original press statement:
Foxconn to Land 5.5-inch iPhone Orders
5.5 and 4.7 inch iPhone will be manufactured by Foxconn in 2014
MUMBAI, India – June 2, 2014
Foxconn, world’s leading manufacturer of computer components and systems, is going to manufacture both 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch iPhone in 2014.
According the sources, Foxconn will supply 70% of the 4.7-inch iPhone shipments for 2015. The 4- and 4.7-inch iPhones will be the main sales force of Apple for 2014. Foxconn’s plants in Zhengzhou, China are expected to start supplying the 4.7-inch model in July and start manufacturing the 5.5-inch one in August.