iPhone 5S display to sport 1.5 million pixels - Rumor

A new report claims the iPhone 5S display will have twice as many pixels as the iPhone 5.

With WWDC just around the corner, we haven't heard a lot of new information recently about Apple's next-gen iPhone. To that end, a new report out of China this morning relays some interesting news about the iPhone 5S.

According to Chinese language site Weiphone, the iPhone 5S will offer double the pixel count of the current Retina Display on the iPhone 5.

With it's 4-inch screen, the current iPhone 5 boasts approximately 730,000 pixels with its 1,136x640 resolution. That works out to about 326 pixels per inch. The iPhone 5S, the report claims, will sport 1.5 million pixels.

Per usual, it's wise to take this rumor with a grain of salt. After all, Apple with the iPhone 5 already introduced a new resolution for developers and it seems unlikely Apple would force developers to tweak their apps yet again in order to accommodate a more pixel-dense display.

The report also claims that trial production on the iPhone 5S began last month and that the iPhone 5S will come with a 13-megapixel camera.

Recently, Macotakara also reported that Apple, in addition to an iPhone 5S, may also release a lower-cost iPhone model in an attempt to target emerging markets.

WWDC is slated to kick off on June 10, where Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 for the first time. Apple's next-gen mobile OS will bear the design aesthetic of Jony Ive now that Scott Forstall is no longer leading the charge.

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