It has been rumored that Apple may launch the 'iPhone Mini' next year. Today, Jan. 4, 2013, Lance Whitney has reported for CNET, Apple could launch 'iPhone Mini' next year, analyst says. In order to fight back against the growing smartphone market share
by Samsung, Apple may launch a smaller, cheaper variant of the iPhone, which has been dubbed as the 'iPhone Mini' by analysts.
It has been anticipated that Apple will launch an 'iPhone Mini' at some point over the next three years in order to address the hundreds of millions of prepaid users worldwide who cannot afford the current iPhone. Analyst Peter Misek from Jeffries sees a low-cost iPhone in Apple's future, and he thinks it could launch as early as this summer at a price of $200 to $250.
Forbes has shared in the interest in the rumors of the coming of an 'iPhone Mini' in an article today, Jan. 4, 2013, Rumors Start to Bubble for an iPhone Mini. Apple rumors are all over that a budget alternative to the standard iPhone is being developed that’s being dubbed an 'iPhone mini.' With an iPhone mini, Apple would be seeking to expand its user base into a moderately more budget-conscious market. The 'iPhone Mini' looks like a good idea which could really catch on.