The diagram was spotted on a French site There are huge speculations in the tech arena regarding the validity of this picture.

As per the report, the new version will be of 5.9 inches x 3.3 inches, whereas the iPhone 5s is 4.87 x 2.32 inches.

Taiwan's media said this month that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co had started producing chips for the next iPhone.

That news fed rumours that Apple is reducing its reliance for parts on South Korean giant Samsung, its main competitor in the mobile phone market and a bitter rival with which it is contesting several copyright court battles globally.