6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Inside Scoop: Next iPhone to sport larger screen?

About Video Transcript

Inside Scoop: Next iPhone to sport larger screen?

2:27 /

CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks to Kent German about the latest rumors swirling around the next iPhone model, including whether it will include an NFC chip.

Hi everyone Kara tsuboi cnet.com joined by senior managing editor Kent German and -- this new Apple iPhone is expected to come on less than two weeks. The rumor mill is working overtime let's talk about some of the new tidbits out there sure one screen size that has some photos of surface and we now know a more accurate idea of having it. Right we're pretty sure it's going to be four inches society -- -- emerged on a French site today which -- area just the -- into the whole thing you did see a whole for a screen size differences which is a pretty big jump up in the current size 3.5 inches 3.5 24 and just now are right. And talked about NFC or near field communication that's no longer part of the -- -- we've heard that rumor for months we actually heard -- going into the forest doing that to happen and now we're hearing and it -- might not happen of course that's what that's that's. A feature that lets you. -- wireless purchases let's trash bags back and forth but and a Texas today that because the -- have a metal back and there won't be enough room in side they will not -- NFC chip. Is -- a big discipline which is it to many consumers are more just analysts well I think a little bit about the meaning we've heard it for so long -- I think people get excited about it for it. -- but it's bigger deal in an LTE was then there's something like that got you. Now as far as a release date we are still thinking the announcement could come on September 12 right yes and what about location. Well -- and share -- any -- so Apple usually uses Moscow September Cisco. That's completely booked for the couple weeks that -- we know it's not by Apple and other companies like Intel. And I could hold it at that -- but when it gardens theater where they actually introduced the -- the past couple years. We still don't know that -- At a location that becomes a bigger choice dissipate -- -- -- the San Francisco they have to go to the campus which is pretty small exactly and it's like last media and is probably fewer products. Interesting if you can connect people it. And now as far as the date that the phone actually hits the stores I hear that Verizon's -- little something leak that could indicate the date -- -- supposedly Verizon is prohibited employees from taking a vacation around September 21 so now there's a few days around it enemy we don't know if that's the store who -- employees that applies to but. If you can't go on vacation which we have seen in previous cycle releases part of the deal that they expect a lot of you are a lot lines. Right and that is nine days after the announced -- which does kind of fall in line with Apple's parents typically their week to week and half later which and that would be makes perfect sense about the case. Well thank you for the a rumor update -- German senior managing editor I'm Kara tsuboi cnet.com thanks for watching.

New releases

Tiny Mega Corp's Zero G Nano Suction iPhone 6 case defies gravity
1:35 March 30, 2015
This upcoming iPhone 6/6 Plus case incorporates NanoSuction material that emulates the adhesive qualities of gecko feet to stick to...
Play video
Playing Super Mario 64 in HD makes us want official Mario game remasters (Tomorrow Daily 152)
26:59 March 30, 2015
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss NASA's wacky plan to give the moon its own tiny asteroid moon, one programmer's excellent...
Play video
Top 5: Affordable cars
3:47 March 30, 2015
Brian Cooley runs down a list of the top five CNET-rated affordable cars.
Play video
Open up to LG's premium door-in-door fridge
2:29 March 30, 2015
The LG LMXS30776S warrants consideration despite its 4000 price point.
Play video
Amazon takes on Angie's List with handymen for hire
2:56 March 30, 2015
Pay for help around the house with Amazon Home Services, listen to high-def audio with Jay Z's Tidal, and stream Spotify for free on...
Play video
James Deane was born to drift
6:51 March 30, 2015
In the world of drifting, James Deane is, despite his youth, one of the leading names. XCAR found out how he got into the sport and...
Play video
Spotify's streaming service arrives on Sony's PlayStation Music
1:25 March 30, 2015
Spotify brings streaming music and playlists to your PlayStation console, and you can control it all from your phone.
Play video
Samsung's premium-looking gas range costs less
2:06 March 28, 2015
The $1,699 Samsung Gas Range with True Convection, model number NX58F5700, has a lot to love at a reasonable price.
Play video