iPhone 6 tipped for September 9

Tim Cook

Apple has scheduled an iPhone event for  September 9, according to a report today by Re/Code.

The company has been widely tipped to launch one or more larger-screen iPhones this year (see below), plus some form of smartwatch or wearable.

Recode notes that, "Onstage at our inaugural Code conference [in May], Apple SVP Eddy Cue described the company’s fall product pipeline as the best he’d seen in his 25 years at Apple."

On Apple's recent earnings call, CEO Tim Cook declined comment.

In June Bloomberg reported Apple's suppliers were about to begin mass production of new iPhones.

One model will have a 4.7-inch screen that may be available to ship to retailers around September, according to the report.

A larger 5.5-inch version is also being prepared for manufacturing and may be available at the same time.

The two new iPhones are also thinner and curvier, according to the report.

The first versions of the iPhone had 3.5-inch screens. The iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s have a 4-inch display, which Apple bills as the maximum for being able to thumb around a handset while holding it in one hand.

Top-of-the-line Android phones, such as Samsung's 5.1-inch Galaxy S5, typically have display somewhre between 4.8 and 5.1-inches, measured on the diagonal.

Elsewhere in the Apple rumour mill, the Wall Street Journal reports the company will release several smartwatches before the end of the year.


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