Report: Bigger iPhones coming this fall

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iPhone screens are about to get a lot bigger, if a new report is to be believed.

Suppliers in China are about to start work on two new iPhones, according to an article from Bloomberg.

The phones will have display screens that are 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches across, when measured diagonally – a major leap from the 4-inch displays on the iPhone 5S and 5C.

Such a move would appear to be an effort to keep up with the competition.

Rival smartphones, most notably those from Samsung, have been packing ever-larger displays in recent years.

If these rumors are true, the bigger iPhone would nearly match the screen size of Samsung’s massive Galaxy Note 3, with its pocket-busting, 5.7-inch “phablet” display.