We were beginning to think we’d never see a plastic-backed successor to the iPhone 5C, but the latest reports suggest Apple does indeed have one up its sleeve.
Asian operator China Mobile has let slip that a new 4-inch Apple handset bearing the ‘C’ branding will debut in April 2016, reports MyDrivers.
The service provider’s leaked roadmap lists the device as ‘iPhone 7C’, but it seems unlikely that Apple will up the numbering of handset range ahead of the launch of its next flagship.
The mystery 4-inch handset is said to include a 1136 x 640 display, A9 processor, 8-megapixel camera, Touch ID, and gold, silver and black colour options.
However, the report does tie in with recent rumours of the iPhone 6C being unveiled beside the Apple Watch 2 at a press conference in March.
China Mobile appears to be a leaky ship these days as the network recently let slip that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be released in March.