It seems 9to5mac have a reliable source inside the Apple campus as they have a new batch of rumours that seem quite realistic and the detail in them is quite incredible. The Apple rumour doesn’t say where they got their information from but it seems to have come from within the Apple campus.
The main aspect of the rumours as have been with all the other iPhone 5 rumour articles is the screen. The size of the screen is becoming a hotly debated topic with the majority of their main competitors in the Android market sporting larger screens than Apples current 3.5 inch. Well according to the 9to5mac article Apple currently has two different models being tested both sporting 3.9 inch screens. 9to5 mac states that
“Right now we know of a few next-generation iPhone candidates in testing. These prototype phones are floating around Apple HQ in thick, locked shells in order to disguise the exterior design to “undisclosed” employees. We know of two next-generation iPhones in testing with a larger display: the iPhone 5,1 and iPhone 5,2. These phones are in the PreEVT stage of development and are codenamed N41AP (5,1) and N42AP (5,2). Because Apple reserves certain models for internal-only usage (such as the N96 phone we previously reported on), we’re not sure which of the two devices will make its way into the world later this year”
They go on to say that both of the new testing models have the 3.9 inch screen and with this an upgrade to the amount of pixels which makes it 640 x 1136. If this is taken into account as well as the larger screens than the aspect ratio is almost at 16:9 which means that widescreen films could be played with a lot better use of the screen than they are with the current iPhone.
Other things that were mentioned in the article was the highly speculated smaller dock connector, as well as the actual size of the device. They stated that the handset would be a lot thinner tha the current iPhone model. A final interesting tid bit they mentioned was that there is more to come, so they could be drip feeding us the rumours they have we shall see.