(App Advice) – According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple is planning on launching its bigger, 5.5-inch iPhone handset after the 4.7-inch model in order to avoid competition between the two devices.

The article, which reached us from MacRumors, notes that Apple is concerned about repeating “the mistake it made in 2013 when it launched the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c simultaneously.” Here, DigiTimes refers to the fact that sales of Apple’s iPhone 5c have been far lower than reportedly expected – though several other factors, rather than the launch of the iPhone 5s, appear to have contributed to this.

We had heard previously that Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone might be delayed until 2015 due to production issues, yet a subsequent report noted thatthese problems had been resolved.


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