There have been growing rumors over the last week that Apple will launch three iPhone mobiles this year, an iPhone 7 (possibly iPhone 6s), iPhone 7 Plus, and a new small 4-inch handset. Unlike most iPhone rumors, this one seems a little more credible considering the iPhone 4c is now a couple of years old and is need of a refresh.
Cupertino won a lot of new customers by bumping its screen size to 4.7-inch for the iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch for the iPhone 6 Plus. It was Apple catching up to the times, and in doing so the company broke all sales records over the last six months. However, Apple is not willing to abandon the old 4-inch form factor entirely and it seems the iPhone 6c will come with a 4-inch screen, the same size as the iPhone 5/5s and iPhone 5c.
Like the iPhone 5c, the next version will come with a colorful plastic shell instead of a metal chassis like the more premium models. It will however get a full list of features such as NFC connectivity, TouchID fingerprint sensor, while the hardware will likely come from the iPhone 5s, making the 5c a solid mid-range handset.