Rumor: Supply chain evidence of purported “iPhone 6c” disappears, device not likely to debut this fall

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Date: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015, 07:28
Category: Hardware, iPhone, Rumor

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The “iPhone 6c” may never come to pass.

A new industry report from Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, revealed in a recent note to investors that he can no longer find evidence that Apple is working on such a device for 2015.

The note has Arcuri nixing the idea of the smaller handset so as not to cannibalize sales of refreshed 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models widely expected to launch this fall.


“I think one of the reasons is because the iPhone 6 has sold so well,” Arcuri said. “And they said, ‘Look, why would we want to cannibalize? If we came out with an iPhone 6C, we would essentially cannibalize a price-reduced iPhone 6.'”

Arcuri first claimed Apple was considering a return to the 4-inch form factor last year, albeit market forces seem to have driven up the company away from this. A series of reports and rumors had the iPhone 6c as a repackaged iPhone 5s wrapped in aluminum. Those rumors have since fizzled out.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

Via AppleInsider and Business Insider

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