Sign of things to come

Why the iPod touch may her­ald a 4in iPhone 6c

iPad&iPhone user - - IPAD & IPHONE USER -

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

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