Sign of things to come
Why the iPod touch may herald a 4in iPhone 6c
So after three years, we’ve finally got a new iPod touch. After kicking around with iPhone 4s-era speed, the iPod touch has leaped right over the iPhone 5 and now sports the A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. And at £159 for a 16GB model, it grants access to demanding apps and games for a very good price.
The new iPod touch, for all its advancements, still has the same 4in Retina display as the iPhone 5, 5s and 5c. And it makes me wonder if maybe it’s the first hint that we’ll be seeing an updated 4in iPhone – let’s call it the 6c – this autumn.
The case for a smaller iPhone
When Apple released the large-screened iPhone 6 and even-larger-screened iPhone 6 Plus last fall, a whole lot of people made a whole lot of assumptions that it was the end of the line for the 4in iPhone. Sure, the 5s and 5c were still in the product line, but