New reports from sources in the Chinese supply chain (by way of 9 to 5 Mac by way of Macotakara, a Japanese Apple blog) have the iPhones three-camera system popping on models with 6.1 inch and 6.5 inch OLED screens, marking another real estate for the base level model of the flagship, TechCrunch reports.
The larger iPhones camera configuration (which may well induce minor trypophobia among some users) is said to be a driving factor in the decision to increase screen size).
We’re still very much in the “grain of salt” portion of the Apple rumor cycle, through as 9 to 5 notes, the source has had a solid track record with these sorts of rumors before.
All of that, one assumes, would also come with a price increase for the handset, which has been pushing the $1,000 mark for a couple of years now.
This is coming in a year when the company’s still not quite ready to pull the trigger on 5G. All signs currently point to a 2020 date on that one.