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Melanie Rodier
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The iPhone5 Is Almost Here, And It’s Going To Be Big

A multitude of rumors about Apple's latest smartphone have been swirling around the web. Here is a low down of what it is expected to look like.

The iPhone4S may have disappointed some Apple fans with what they perceived as a lack of new, exciting features when it was released in 2011, but it looks like the iPhone5 is going to be bigger, in more ways than one.

We took a look at the multitude of rumors swirling around the web about the new iPhone, and here is the low down: More Insights

The smartphone is expected to hit stores in October, and according to reports, Apple has been ordering 4-inch screens - or larger for the new device. Since it made its debut in 2007, the iPhone has had a 3.5-inch screen.

The move to the bigger screen (although still smaller than the 5-inch screen many would like to see), is driven by competition from other smartphones, namely Samsung, which is Apple’s biggest rival in the smartphone arena.

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Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio

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