All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now.
With rumors now indicating that Apple will reveal two different sizes of the iPhone 6, it begs the question what each will be officially named.
And now we might have an answer. Japanese Apple news site Macotakara is reporting that Apple is planning to call the 4.7-inch iPhone the “iPhone 6,” while the larger 5.5-inch model will be the “iPhone 6 Plus.”
The move to distinguish a product with a “plus” wouldn’t be unprecedented, with Apple offering a “Mac Plus” computer way back in the day, as 9to5Mac points out. (If true, it would be funny, considering the “plus” — or “+” — was how Google attempted to brand its social platform, which echoed through some of its other products.)
However, the “Plus” branding doesn’t fit in line with the rest of Apple’s current product lines.
Of course, we won’t know officially what Apple plans to do until tomorrow’s big press event. Be sure to check back on VentureBeat tomorrow for complete coverage of the event, including all the iPhone 6 details announced.
VentureBeatVentureBeat's mission is to be a digital town square for technical decision-makers to gain knowledge about transformative technology and transact. Our site delivers essential information on data technologies and strategies to guide you as you lead your organizations. We invite you to become a member of our community, to access:
- up-to-date information on the subjects of interest to you
- our newsletters
- gated thought-leader content and discounted access to our prized events, such as Transform 2021: Learn More
- networking features, and more