Apple: Chinese Buyers May Be Holding Out for a Big-Screen iPhone 6?
Apple may still see greater success in China, where sales of the iPhone 5 have so far fallen short of expectations.
Chinese carriers have expressed disappointment regarding sales of Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. They now suspect buyers may be holding back in anticipation of a better option in the fall.
The iPhone 6 is expected to launch in September 2014, the month Apple normally releases new products. Many expect it will include a phone that's larger than the current 4-inch screen, and may offer two sizes.
UBS analyst Steve Milunovich recently said that he felt a 4.7-inch-screen iPhone "seems certain" for an August or September release and that a 5.5-inch model could be held for a later launch date.
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