Report Claims Apple Will Launch 4.8-Inch iPhone 'Math' and iPhone 5S in June

Posted January 21, 2013 at 8:10am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 23763 views

A new report from the China Times (relayed by BrightWire) claims that Apple will launch an iPhone 5S and a new 4.8-inch iPhone 'Math' in June. In addition, the report says a third model will be launched before Christmas. The first two models are said to sport an 8MP camera; whereas, the third one is said to have a 12MP camera.

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. will undertake 90% of the manufacturing orders, and Largan has received orders for 8 million camera lenses. Fujikura, Flexium and Zhen Ding will share production orders for printed circuit boards.

Foxconn Technology and Coxon will provide molding parts for Apple's new models; Foxlink will continue to offer connectors; Hon Hai Precision's Microelectronics Technology will start designing 4G network solutions for Apple.


Component shipments are said to begin in March and manufacturing is said to start in late April.

Although there have been rumors about an iPhone 5S update in June/July, recent reports have been focused on a lower cost iPhone for emerging markets. There have been some rumors of a larger device; however, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says he is no longer seeing signs of the device.

Notably, the report also claims that Apple will launch an iTV before the end of the new year.

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Mike - January 23, 2013 at 5:04am
But why they making these fonz in china ??? U make American citizen poor and leakage of technology .... And stop lieing to us that iPhone has international one year warranty ! Wen we buy these Fons from dealers all they tell is iPhone is one year warrant wen a problem comes in they start stories it's really miserable , evn sumsung on care is much better also Nokia they don't care where you bought tha fon all they care about is the product.... Mike dubai UAE
Sidewinder - January 22, 2013 at 5:32am
Apple should make a few different phones of various sizes and configurations of capabilities. Own the market.
Hima - February 3, 2013 at 11:32am
on 3:29 .. yea i see that on my phone right now it was already uoneckld but i kind of lucked it again and right now it looks like how you had it on 3:29 ooh and its the 3g can you help me please?
Evolución - January 22, 2013 at 5:32am
Just the way I thought the next day they came out with iphone 5. I had already named the next iphone ( iphone5S) because the iphone5 was made in such a hurry that it was not well design and now with the unexpected success of Samsung . Apple has no more option than speed up the iphone5S before it gets to late to catch up with the new advanced notes and samsung S's .
Steve - January 22, 2013 at 1:34am
What is an iPhone?
Rufus - January 22, 2013 at 2:15am
It's this mechanical device with this computer-like thing inside. You can use it to replace your brain. I suggest that you get one immediately.
fackyo - January 22, 2013 at 3:11am
You moms Punk!! What are you doing in this forum? If you dont like Apple? Oh you cant even afford it.
thuan - January 21, 2013 at 5:30pm
I need for upgrade with 4.8 screen model at the end of this year , hate small one
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