The Straits Times
Published on Jan 02, 2013

Apple testing new iPhone, iOS 7: Report


(REUTERS) - Apple has started testing a new iPhone and the next version of its iOS software, news website The Next Web reported.

Apple shares were up 2.6 per cent at US$546.06 in premarket trading. The stock closed at US$532.17 on the Nasdaq on Monday.

Application developers have found in their app usage logs references to a new iPhone identifier, iPhone 6.1, running iOS 7 operating system, the website reported.

Apple's iPhone 5 bears the identifiers "iPhone 5.1" and "iPhone 5.2" and is powered by iOS 6 operating system.