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Topic: iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy Note II rumored to get even bigger with 5.5" display

07/06/2012, 11:07 am

The trend of making smartphone displays even bigger could continue this fall, as a new rumor claims Samsung is working on a Galaxy Note II that will feature a massive 5.5-inch display outsizing its predecessor.

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Apple's next iPhone rumored to feature quad-core processor

07/05/2012, 02:07 pm

Apple's next-generation iPhone will be powered by a quad-core ARM processor based on Samsung's Exynos 4 architecture, according to a new report.

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Wintek's sales plunge hints at Apple's switch to in-cell iPhone touch panels

07/03/2012, 02:07 pm

Touch panel maker Wintek on Tuesday announced that its June sales were down an unusually high 33.6 percent month over month, signaling that the company may have lost out on key orders for Apple's next-generation products, namely a new iPhone rumored to have in-cell touch panel technology.

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Apple experiencing battery issues in development of next iPhone - rumor

06/28/2012, 08:06 am

One of Apple's key suppliers may be having trouble providing batteries for the next iPhone that are up to standards, according to a new rumor.

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Airline tech chief expects 2012 iPhone with NFC to dominate e-tickets

06/25/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's Passbook application in iOS 6 will likely be enhanced with digital wallet and ticketing services thanks to a near-field communications chip in the company's next-generation iPhone, according to an executive with an airline information technology company.

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China Mobile 3G user growth slow, carrier is 'in need of an iPhone'

06/22/2012, 09:06 am

Though China Mobile is the largest wireless provider on on the planet, its number of high-speed 3G subscribers remains relatively small and growth is slow as the carrier does not currently offer Apple's iPhone.

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China Mobile support likely to make Apple's next iPhone a 'true world phone'

06/21/2012, 09:06 am

Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to launch in October with support for China Mobile's proprietary 3G network, making it a "true world phone," according to a new report.

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Wall Street expects iOS 6 to increase Apple's smartphone market share

06/12/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote was met positively by analyst on Wall Street, who expect this year's iOS 6 upgrade to further establish the iPhone as the leading device in the smartphone market.

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iPhone 4S drawdown ahead of Apple's next model is smaller than expected

06/08/2012, 08:06 am

Suppliers are said to be less concerned about Apple's expected decrease in production of the iPhone 4S ahead of a new iPhone model, as sales of the 2011 smartphone remain strong.

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26% larger 16:9 iPhone screen would retain single-hand operability

06/06/2012, 03:06 pm

By making a new iPhone with a taller, 4.08-inch screen, Apple could offer users the benefits of a larger 16-to-9 display while also retaining the ability to operate the device while holding it with just one hand.

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Video shows taller front panel allegedly for Apple's next iPhone

05/31/2012, 03:05 pm

A new video purports to show the front panel of Apple's next-generation iPhone, with space for a screen length appreciably greater than previous-generation models.

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Apple to gain ownership of iphone5.com domain

05/17/2012, 09:05 am

The World Intellectual Property Organization has sided with Apple in a dispute over the iphone5.com domain name, and ownership is expected to be transferred to Apple.

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Analyst expects MacBook refresh by June, next-gen iPhone by October

05/14/2012, 05:05 pm

Analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray expects Apple to firm up Mac sales during the June quarter with a refresh to its MacBook, iMac and possibly MacBook Air lines, but believes that the biggest product rollout in the coming six months will be the October launch of a new iPhone.

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Next-gen iPhone design in limbo, October launch date remains likely

05/11/2012, 06:05 pm

According to a new report, Apple engineers have yet to finalize the design of the next-generation iPhone which could account for the disparity of rumors currently circulating about larger screen sizes and a Liquidmetal caseback.

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Apple files claim to obtain iphone5.com domain

05/06/2012, 05:05 pm

Apple has filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization in an attempt to gain ownership of the domain iphone5.com, which is currently owned by another party.

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Purported next-gen iPhone SIM tray appears similar to current design

05/02/2012, 02:05 pm

A new SIM card tray claimed to be a component from Apple's next-generation iPhone has appeared for sale online, sporting subtle differences when compared with the tray found in the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

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Apple's sixth-gen iPhone expected to debut in September or October of 2012

02/20/2012, 12:02 pm

Apple's sixth-generation iPhone will debut about a year after the launch of the iPhone 4S, maintaining a fall introduction, according to a new report.

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Sony's next-gen camera sensor could allow Apple to make thinner iPhones

01/23/2012, 03:01 pm

Sony, which builds the camera modules used by Apple in the iPhone 4S, has announced a smaller next-generation CMOS image sensor that could allow for even thinner iPhone models in the future.

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4G iPhone expected to help LTE smartphones reach 5% share in 2012

01/16/2012, 08:01 am

Smartphones compatible with new high-speed 4G long-term evolution networks are projected to account for between 4 and 5 percent of global handset shipments in 2012, thanks in part to an expected LTE-capable iPhone from Apple.

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Strong sales of iPhone 4S a precursor to 'monster' launch of redesigned 'iPhone 5'

01/11/2012, 03:01 pm

With iPhone sales over the holiday quarter expected to exceed 30 million, despite the fact that the iPhone 4S features the same form factor as its predecessor, one analyst believes the launch of a completely redesigned next-generation iPhone later this year will be a "monster."

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