Following rumors around the arrival date of Apple's long-anticipated iPhone 6, the tech giant will release the iPhone's next model this summer, Reuters reports

Sources famliar with the matter confirmed that a 4.7-inch version would arrive in August, followed by a 5.5 or 5.6-inch model in September, currently the size of Apple's latest iPhone, the 5S/C. 

Apple reportedly increased their screen size in response to consumer demands and to compete with Samsung's larger models. The company has not yet responded to requests for comment, nor did representatives from Taiwanese iPhone contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd and smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co Ltd,.