Rumor: Apple’s next iPhone to have a 3.9-inch screen with 1136X640 resolution

A new rumor regarding the upcoming iPhone 5 (or the new iPhone) has surfaced according to which the next generation iPhone will feature a 3.9-inch screen instead of 3.5-inch found on iPhone 4S, and will sport a resolution of 1136×640 instead of 640×960 found on current Retina Display devices. According to the report by 9to5Mac, Apple is testing a number of prototypes of it’s upcoming iPhone and two of them have a larger display.

These prototypes as you might have already guessed are floating around Apple’s HQ in thick, locked shells so that employees who are irrelevant could not see the upcoming device.

These two prototypes are dubbed as iPhone 5,1 and iPhone 5,2 and are codenamed N41AP and N42AP respectively. Both these prototypes have screen that measure 3.95-inches diagonally and have a resolution of 1136×640. The aspect ratio on this devices is 16:9.

Along with a larger screen, these two prototypes feature a smaller dock connector which is according to 9to5Mac has a size that is in between the sizes of microUSB and mini-USB connectors.


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