Thursday February 20, 2020

Apple prepares to unveil smaller iPhone

The tech giant will also introduce a new iPad at today’s event, details about which are scant

21st March, 2016
Customers browse in an Apple store Pic: Getty

Since Apple introduced the first iPhone in 2007, mobile handsets have only gotten bigger. Chief executive Tim Cook will buck that trend when he presents a smaller iPhone today, seeking to entice holdouts to upgrade to a new smartphone even if they don’t want a larger device.

The ambitions for the new phone may be commensurate to its diminutive size. Unlike previous new iterations of the device, the 4-inch iPhone won’t be packed full...

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