Following earlier speculations that Apple is ready to release the iPhone 6 in September, new reports coming out of China say the firm is ramping up its 5.5-inch version to 128GB. On early morning Wednesday, Tencent released a new report citing supply chain sources who said that Apple is planning to release its most recent version of its leading product on September 19, which falls on a Friday, the same day the last 2 iPhones were also formally released.
The report also claims that Apple is dropping the 16GB version for its 4.7-inch design and will offer 32GB and 64GB models to the Chinese market instead. This comes after German mobile carrier Deutsche Telekom also informed its clients that Apple will release iPhone 6 on the same day, apparently in an effort to tell clients with ending deals to renew their plans with the carrier. Just hours after the Tencent report, a new report coming from yet another Chinese site Wei Feng says Apple will present a 128GB version of its bigger 5.5-inch model.
The larger storage space ability, aside from the bigger screen, will offer Apple clients a “veritable phablet” experience and will differentiate it from the smaller 4.7-inch version. Earlier, the iPhone only had up to 64GB of internal storage space, while the iPad offered up to 128GB maximum volume. If the reports are accurate, this would be the very first occasion Apple will provide the iPhone in only 2 models. The iPhone 5s and earlier versions came in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variations.