Noted Mobile Phone Leaker Believes 'iPhone 6c' Could Still Launch Alongside 'iPhone 6s' and '6s Plus'

While recent rumors have claimed that Apple has ditched plans to release the so-called "iPhone 6c" until at least the second quarter of 2016, noted mobile phone leaker Evan Blass believes that the 4-inch budget smartphone could still be released alongside the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" later this year.

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Blass, who has accurately leaked several images and details about unreleased smartphones on Twitter (@evleaks) in the past, recently tweeted that it "sounds like iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and 6c will all arrive concurrently," suggesting that Apple could release three new smartphones at its annual iPhone event in September.


Blass is better known for leaking Android-based smartphones from handset makers such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Huawei, and Apple's release date plans for the so-called "iPhone 6c" appear to be in flux, so his latest prediction should be treated with a proverbial grain of salt and have been shared for discussion purposes only.


"iPhone 6c" release date rumors have widely varied, ranging from the "second half of 2015" to "2016" and "Q2 2016." The much-rumored smartphone is expected to be a long-awaited successor to the plastic "iPhone 5c" budget handset that Apple released in 2013, and could feature new 14/16nm FinFET chips from TSMC and Samsung for improved performance and lower power consumption.

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57 months ago
OH PLEASE! (and please let it actually just be a 6S in 4 inches or even a 5S with new internals)
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57 months ago
I don't believe this rumor. We would have seen leaks of it by now. Remember the flood of iPhone 5c shells?
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57 months ago
Dear Apple:

If the iPhone 6C happens to be an iPhone 6S with a 4,2" screen, and same specs as the 6S (A9, 2GB RAM), you already sold me one.
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57 months ago
I say the 6C will basically be the new iPod Touch's internals in 5C style shells with TouchID, which means A8 instead of A9.

That said those who are waiting for a new 4-inch iPhone should jump on them immediately.
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57 months ago
I'm waiting till the announcement and will get a 5S if they don't announce a new 4" iPhone.
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57 months ago
Please please please, let it be non-plastic and better than 5S
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57 months ago
Wake me up when September ends!
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57 months ago
I know I'm clutching at straws, but arguing against the fact we have no leaks for the 6C parts, it could just be launching later than the 6S. We also have no leaked parts for the Apple TV, or iPad Pro. (remains to be seen if we'll see them next month) We only had one leaked screen for the Retina Macbook. Perhaps simply if people aren't looking for it, they're not going to find it.
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57 months ago
Now that I have the 6, I don't think I will go back to the smaller form factor. Still having a smaller form factor is needed. Hopefully Tom and Jony will get this done.

4" 6c
5" 6s
6" 6splus
8" ipad mini
10" ipad
12" Macbook
13" Mac Air
15" Macbook Pro
17" No longer available
21" iMac
27" iMac
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57 months ago
I hope this will be the case. I can't stand the bigger phones.
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