Apple Inc. is working to introduce new models of iPhone device that will be smaller and cheaper than the current models. The smaller iPhone models are aimed to compete with the Google Android and gain some more smartphone market share. The report is published by BloomBerg.
This is what the report says:
Apple Inc. is working on new versions of the iPhone that are aimed at slowing the advance of competing handsets based on Google Inc.’s Android software, according to people who have been briefed on the plans.
One version would be cheaper and smaller than the most recent iPhone, said a person who has seen a prototype and asked not to be identified because the plans haven’t been made public. Apple also is developing technology that makes it easier to use the iPhone on multiple wireless networks, two people said. via
The report also says that these upcoming smaller iPhone is expected to be priced at about $200 with no contract.
The smaller iPhone will use almost the same components that are present in the current models. It is said that it will be one-third smaller than the current iPhone 4 device.
While Apple has aimed to unveil the device near mid-year, the introduction may be delayed or scrapped, the person said. Few Apple employees know the details of the project, the person said. Apple often works on products that do not later get released.
Is it the iPhone nano or a device like iPhone Mini. Let us see where it goes and how Apple surprises us.
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