Although Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has yet to confirm whether or not they plan on releasing the iPhone Mini, the rumours still continue. One blog called Apple.Pro published purported photos of the rumoured gadget.
Judging by the pictures, the device may look similar to the iPhone 3G only with a thicker curved body made from plastic. The images also show what appears to be a lightening cable that’s plugged into the device but that’s about all that is seen.
Last month, there were other images of the purported low cost iPhone leaked out and the device in those images looks significantly different from the recent purported images. The older images show a polycarbonate shell and a 3.5 inch display.
iPhone Mini To Debut This Year
The iPhone Mini is expected to debut sometime this year along with the highly anticipated iPhone 5S. The aforementioned phone would be designed to appeal to the budget market and take away the spotlight on popular low-end Android smartphones. The iPhone 5S is speculated to have dual LED camera flash and a fingerprint scanner. It’s also expected to come in several different color options like the current generation of iPod Touches.
Apple iPhone 6 Rumors:
There are also rumors regarding the iPhone 6, which would likely arrive sometime in 2014, which may feature a 4.7 inch display and body length that’s similar in size to the iPhone 5.
If these rumors are true and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) does release a low-end iPhone, the company will probably have no problem defeating their top competitor Android. The Cupertino-based company introduced the perennial smartphone back in 2007, and although it’s faced a lot of competition from other tech companies, it is still the leader in smartphone technology.
Some Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fans are hoping for some fresh upgrades and exciting changes for the next iPhone. It’s likely that the debut of the iPhone 5S could usher in some needed changes and that’s a good thing.