New iPhone 5 rumoured to feature 4.6-inch Retnia display

Next-generation Apple smartphone tipped to land later this year sporting a 4.6-inch display

The latest in a long line of new iPhone 5 rumours, Apple's next-generation smartphone is tipped to be heading for launch with a 4.6-inch Retina screen

With the new iPad 3 now on the market and available to buy the Apple themed rumour mill has turned its attentions to the company’s other leading portable device with the new iPhone 5 tipped to feature a 4.6-inch display.

Far from the first time the next-generation Apple handset has been rumoured to be heading for release with a larger screen size, new reports have suggest the Apple branded blower will make the jump to a Samsung Galaxy S2 eclipsing 4.6-inches whilst retaining its current aspect ratios so has not to throw off the company’s flawless App Store offerings.

Quoting an “unnamed media source,” the Korean business newspaper Maeil has stated that “Apple has decided on the bigger 4.6-inch display for its next iPhone and started placing orders to its suppliers.”

Apple New iPhone 5 Rumours

Far form confirmed the latest iPhone 5 rumours have followed on from a flurry of previous reports that have suggested the iOS touting handset will sport an all new form factor that moves the market leading handset on from the iPhone 4 and 4S design with a Gorilla Glass 2 backing to make the device more life proof.

Originally expected to make its first appearance last year before the somewhat disappointing arrival of the Apple iPhone 4S, the iPhone 5, which has recently been tipped for an October 2012 release, is now expected to land without its numerical branding.

As well as a quad-core ARM A6 processor, a number of iPhone 5 rumours have suggested the next-gen handset will sport an improved camera, increased RAM and larger storage options.

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Via: 9to5Mac

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