This is an exerpt from a recently published interview. If you can read between the lines of Tim Cook's statement you'll begin to understand why we won't be seeing a larger screen iPhone released by Apple this year. WSJ: People want a bigger screen iPhone. Are you against that? Cook: What we’ve said is that until the technology is ready, we don’t want to cross that line. That doesn’t say we’ll never do it. We want to give our customers what’s right in all respects – not just the size but in the resolution, in the clarity, in the contrast, in the reliability. There are many different parameters to measure a display and we care about all those, because we know that’s the window to the software. I believe Tim Cook's statement would have been much different if Apple were planning a larger screen iPhone this year. You can read the full interview at Wall Street Journal.