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Hot Rumors: Apple iPhone 5S with 13MP camera coming in July; Retina display iPad mini in October

0. phoneArena 26 Jan 2013, 00:20 posted on

It is rumor time as the clock ticks us into a weekend after a crazy week that saw Apple and RIM reverse roles and someone with a track record for knowing what is happening inside Apple says that the Apple iPhone 5S will launch in July sporting a 13MP camera; also on the schedule is a version of the Apple iPad mini with a Retina display screen...

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posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:38 3

9. wendygarett (unregistered)


Sure I will :)
I'll take all 6 colour, with 64gb each...
Thank you very much :)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:07 1

37. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Wow Wendy u must have bank!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:32

44. wendygarett (unregistered)


I'm just kidding tho... Do you really think i'll buy that? will waiting someone wanna abandon this, so that I can cheaply pay for my collection :)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 07:11 1

45. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Lol now you're talking. I get mine from Craigslist.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 10:44 3

86. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


you must enjoy wasting money...

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 10:59

91. AppLE.R0yally. (banned) (Posts: 6; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


Money well spent!
We advise this!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:34 1

4. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Alan ... run spell check please ... it's Anyhow and not Anyhoo :)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:36 19

6. Alan01 (Posts: 388; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


That was done on purpose...you never heard of anyhoo?

Alan F.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 09:47 1

73. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


I have... It gets said all the time. It's slang terminology for wait it................ Anyhow.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:18 2

42. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


Hey Oxford scholar get a life!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 14:11

111. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Was that addressed to you uncle Sam that you have to hop in?

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 09:13 3

66. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Anyhoo is a word too

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:36

7. BomberXL (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


so.. i thought the s in iPhone 4s just stood for the intergration of Siri. The iphone 5 already has Siri, so.. whats the s for?

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:39

11. tiara6918 (Posts: 2073; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


an updated version of the 5, s doesn't stand for siri...

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 07:22 7

50. napsterO6 (Posts: 18; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)


iPhone 5Suck !!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 08:41 3

61. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Speed.

iPhone 3G vs. iPhone 3GS = Speed (2x the processing power)
iPhone 4 vs. iPhone 4S = Speed (dual core)
iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 5S = Speed (apps will load .0826372 seconds faster)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 14:23

112. Eonnaydra (Posts: 217; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


You are right,but iPhone 5 is faster than any Android handset present on the market,so stop being a hater.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 09:52

75. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Bomber the S in the iPhone line stands for speed. Apple does a new body 3G, 4, and 5. They then do an enternal upgrade the next year of the processor, ram etc, 3GS, 4S, and probably 5S

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 12:18

100. BomberXL (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


ah, ok, makes sense. thank you

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 12:29

101. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You're welcome bro

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 19:40 2

114. opensourceftw (banned) (Posts: 148; Member since: 01 Jan 2013)


The 'S' stands for "Sucker". As in you are a goddam sucker if you buy basically the exact same thing as the previous itteration.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:41 1

12. blackice214 (Posts: 164; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)


That will give samsung a run for its money.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 00:46 4

13. tmcr7 (Posts: 180; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)


Same old story...

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 01:10 2

15. MC1123 (Posts: 1256; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


a taller iphone with at least 4.5" is enough! but all apple needs to make its products relevant this year is that they need some UI change, its actually the major request next to the taller iPhone, its UI is stock in 2007, no new stuff! if apple will bring and make it more modern, then it will be worth to buy again!

and apple also needs to have a phone that is competitive to cheaper android, even though apple is not made for cheap market...

but i doubt that 2 iPhone will be revealed since apple is a "1 product per year" kind of company!

about that next iPad mini, they should also upgrade the processor! they should make the processor of the mini similar to what the iPad has! since its just a smaller brother and the price is still near to its big bro (just $170 less).. they should give mercy!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:04

36. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


All very good posts. Apple has seen the writing on the wall, and n the stock market. They know its time for a change, hence the shakeup inside of apple with the big wigs. Expect apple to hit a couple homers this year. The iPhone is apples main cash cow, they're not a dumb company,and won't rest on their laurels again for a long while... Apple is back in the innovation lab... Trust that.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 08:23

56. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


I agree with the direction but it's not a solid game plan.

1. Apple should have released a 4.5" phone to begin with. Why even release a 4" model in the first place knowing that every single competitor was rocking a 4.5" screen for months. And they should have been first with a class leading 1080p (or comparable) resolution. Apple still managed to screw it up with every single app showing black bars on release day.

2. Bringing out a cheaper made iPhone is huge mistake. This actually hurts progression and is the reason why Apple hasn't changed iOS; they still wanted to support that crappy 3GS. People tend to forget that a cheap Android phone could be a 6 month old powerhouse; these are not crappy phones. Android superphones tend to depreciate quicker or the carrier is willing to offer a better deal. Who wants to buy a 11 month old iPhone for the same price a month before a new model is dropped? Plus Apple already has cheap phones; the iPhone 4 at $0 and the iPhone 4s at $100. Apple does not need cheap new phones. They need better phones that become cheaper quicker.

3. A retina iPad mini with the same processor as it's big brother will kill the desire to even want a full size iPad. I would even buy a retina A7 iPad mini "if" the price was still $329. Imagine the huge profit loss if your Apple. You think the stock price is low today just wait and see it tank further. Releasing a mini was "partially" good for the consumer but terrible for Apple. Not one sold out iPad 4 story. The mini killed the momentum for the 9.7" iPad. And releasing the mini was a mistake and Steve Jobs knew this. Your giving away the iPad experience at a cheaper cost. If your a huge company buying 1000 iPads for your field rep's you would save $170,000 by going with a mini. Plus who wants to carry a bulky tablet in the field?

Right now Apple is on middle ground. Investors and their customers are doubting Apple's ability in the market against strong competitors. If I was Tim Cook I would have 2 iPhones released every year 6 months apart; a $200 4" model in June and a $300 5" model (with iPen) in January. Equip the iPad mini with a retina display, latest processor and 16gig for $400 and release these 6 months apart (any cheaper your going to cannibalize the 9.7" model and profits). The iPad situation is bad because a $400 mini regardless of specs don't look good to a $200 Nexus 7. Sale it too cheap you screwing your profits and the 9.7" model that got you here.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 08:35 1

60. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Fanboy: that was an excellent and well thought out post. One part I disagree with though is releasing a retina mini being bad for the larger iPad. Depends on the persons preference, I'd take the larger one myself. I do see your point though as the larger one didn't sell out, but money is money as long as the books level out In the end. Apples gonna make some changes, heck they already have as far as personnel...I think they'll raise a few eyebrows this year.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 01:17

16. N-fanboy (Posts: 543; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)


I don't think they'll be naming it 5s coz the reason they named the 4s is because it was basically the same phone with 3G issues fixed and siri added. Ithink they'll be naming it iphone-6.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 09:59

77. darkkjedii (Posts: 22085; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


The s always stands for speed bro. Refer to my post #75

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 01:30

17. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 549; Member since: 20 May 2012)


He's whispering "I had buttsecks with you while you slept"

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