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WSJ: Apple testing redesigned iPhone with larger display and 13-inch iPad

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Apple is reportedly testing a redesigned iPhone with a larger display as well as a new iPad model with a 13-inch screen, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal on Monday cited multiple anonymous officials at Apple's supply chain partners in reporting that Apple has requested “prototype smartphone screens larger than 4 inches” in recent months as it tests new display sizes for future iPhone models. Earlier rumors suggested Apple may be prepping a redesigned iPhone 6 with a larger edge-to-edge display. The report also claims Apple has “asked for screen designs for a new tablet device measuring slightly less than 13 inches diagonally,” mirroring earlier rumors that Apple is testing a new 12.9-inch iPad. WSJ notes that the new designs being tested may never be released.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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