Rumor Mill: iPhone nano in time for Christmas

Rumor Mill: iPhone nano in time for Christmas

Summary: About this time a year ago rumors began circulating about a smaller nano-sized iPhone. The UK's Daily Mail has resurrected the rumor again, just in time for the holiday shopping season:The product will be launched in the UK at up to £150 for pay-as-you-go customers by O2, the mobile phone group owned by Spain's Telefonica.

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Rumor Mill: iPhone nano in time for ChristmasAbout this time a year ago rumors began circulating about a smaller nano-sized iPhone. The UK's Daily Mail has resurrected the rumor again, just in time for the holiday shopping season:

The product will be launched in the UK at up to £150 for pay-as-you-go customers by O2, the mobile phone group owned by Spain's Telefonica. 'This will be a big one,' said an industry source.

A Flickr picture posted in January (at right) claims that the iPhone nano will have a 2.75-inch screen (compared to the iPhone's 3.5-inch), MultiTouch and come in 4 and 8GB capacities. One downside to the Flickr concept, is that it doesn't come with Internet access and uses a T9 software keypad - just like the Prada.

While it stands to reason that Apple is exploring ways to expand the iPhone's penetration into lower-cost markets, I can't image them shipping any iPhone without Internet access.

CNet's Crave blog expects to see another iPod event at Apple in September and points to iLounge's rumor of a re-designed, taller iPod nano and a memo sent to Apple's channel partners regarding shortages of iPods and MacBooks for the next 30 days.

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  • Mobile Deals

    iPod Nano is best music station you can use and life is color full. I would like to see on the iPod...
    buymobilephoes
  • RE: Rumor Mill: iPhone nano in time for Christmas

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  • Forget that

    I waiting for the iPhone shuffle. Size of a match book, but randomly makes calls to your friends. :0
    Tigertank
    • LOL Hillarious!

      Very funny.
      jjarman