NEW YORK (
) - The
(AAPL - Get Report)
rumor mill is spinning again as speculation mounts that the tech giant is preparing the next version of its iPhone.
Apple's manufacturing partner, China-based
, has been
since last month, according to the
The Wall Street Journal
. The report further fueled chatter that Apple may be preparing to start selling its next version of the iPhone sometime this summer.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based firm has not divulged any of its iPhone plans, though media reports suggest it could be
in size and shape to the existing iPhone 5. Nonetheless, there's speculation that the iPhone 5S could offer a faster processor and enhanced camera, as well as fingerprint security technology from
Apple enjoyed record iPhone revenue during its recent fiscal first-quarter results, selling 47.8 million of the smartphones, compared to 37 million in prior year's quarter.
Shares of Apple, which have tumbled more than 20% this year, fell 2.32% to $419.85 during Monday's trading.
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--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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