The lack of news about the charges against Apple makes updates to pay attention to such details of future devices, such as the symmetry of the mounting holes and the degree of roundness of the body angles. In this sense, the discussion of the concepts of future models of the iPhone and iPad – is another story.
His contribution to the design of a hypothetical smartphone Apple introduced designer Neil Hughes, who created the concept of a realistic budget version of the iPhone. As you can see in the images, the phone has rounded edges and a thicker body when compared to the form factor of the current iPhone 5. The volume buttons on the side panel are elongated, and the diagonal of the screen is 4-inch. The concept was created by leaked to the network design scheme of the future devices.
Rumors about the budget iPhone model has been underway for several years. Analysts believe that Apple is obliged to release such a device to maintain its position in the market. In the coming years, experts predict the global main driver for smartphones market demand will increase in developing countries, where the population has a low income and can not afford to buy the Apple iPhone. Moreover, in developing countries, no operator subsidies as a rule.
According to rumors, the budget iPhone will get plastic casing, an 8 megapixels camera and will come in five colors. The device is expected to debut in this Fall, at the same time with the new iPhone 5S smartphone.