Report: Apple iPhone 5S will have third color option
The report from Japan did not give an idea what the third color would be (how does electric orange grab you?). But all of these new options are Apple's way of acknowledging that for the first time since June 2007, the iPhone isn't the trailblazer in the smartphone industry. With Android buyers given a chance to select from high, low and mid-range handsets, different sized screens with different features, it seems as though Apple now realizes that it can't win in the long term by giving smartphone buyers one screen size. It's not like Apple hasn't proven that it can adapt to change as the success of the Apple iPad mini has proven.
Another part of the report in Macotakara dealt with the launch date of the seventh-generation Apple iPhone. We have heard both June and July mentioned as possible launch dates, and the report from Japan has July selected as the month when the Apple iPhone 5S will be launched. When the Apple iPhone first launched in June 2007, it was ok to have very little customization because back then, people didn't know what they wanted or needed from a smartphone. And even more importantly, people didn't know what to expect from a smartphone. After nearly 6 years have passed, people are much more knowledgeable and can make their own decisions when it comes to the specs they need and want on their phone. Gone are the days when Apple has to spoon-feed its customers, telling them that they will eat a 3.5 inch screen and like it.
source: Macotakara (translated) via RedmondPie
8. HASHTAG (unregistered)
I like your sarcasm!
14. LebronJamesFanboy (Posts: 5; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)
After using the Nexus 4, I actually found the iPhone 5 to be a very nice phone.
I've been an Android user for years, but the smoothness found in the iPhone 5 is unreal. I do miss the customization of Android though.
I'm sure the iPhone 5s will prove to be a great device. Not sure why there are so many iHaters over here and only Android lovers. Can't one like both companies?
17. iFandroid (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Apr 2013)
Why did you get downranked so much?
Guessing if you say anything positive about Apple on this site you will be hated.
But don't you worry man, I have a GS3 and an iPad. There are some users here that like both google and Apple.
18. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
Probably because his post makes it sound like android isn't smooth, which is a pretty outdated complaint.
You can't really argue smoothness post jelly bean against android.
Also his last sentence, there are plenty of reasons to dislike apple, although I can appreciate the quality of some of their products.
22. Pings (Posts: 301; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
When you see the whole smoothness thing post ICS, It's trolling. Most likely he has never owned a Nexus.
24. therealestmc (Posts: 129; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)
Android is smooth but is not as smooth as iOS. My note 2 stutters and lag occasionally. Maybe it is due to the fact that I have a lot of apps installed on my phone, about 60 of them. However, it is not so with the iPad, despite the fact that I have way more apps on it then on my galaxy note 2. Both iOS and Windows phone os are smoother than android. I am one of the biggest android fan out there. I must say though smoothness is not the reason i love android it is because of the ability to customize it today. As google continues to optimize the os It will surely Catch to iOS or surpass it, in regards to smoothness.
27. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
it's probably more due to the true multitasking of android.
28. amiaq (Posts: 450; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)
The app drawer in my Note 2 never lag, don't know what you're talking about.
39. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)
me 2 without any little lag btw my note 2 is 32gb and has 8 gb of microsd and 125 apps and multitasking is so smooth on it
29. E.N. (Posts: 2280; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)
I second that statement, even though I replaced my iPhone with the Note II, it's definitely not as smooth as the iPhone and yes it does stutter and lag occasionally. And sometimes when you push the standby button and quickly turn the screen back on, the screen does some weird stuff. The Note II is quad-core so there is no excuse.
The speed difference is definitely noticeable
13. Mxyzptlk (limited) (Posts: 3510; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Depending on how you look at it there's a lot of catching up to do.
16. weinerslav (Posts: 126; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)
Sometimes I actually hope that you have a twisted sense of humor that most people don't understand, but then I read comments like this and I realize that I give way too much credit to your intelligence and probably you don't have sense of humor at all.
26. phil2n (Posts: 466; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
hahahha the best statement I've heard towards Mxyzptlk..
2. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
OMG I WILL DEFINITELY BE GETTING THE IPHONE NOW!!!!! Not.
12. Mxyzptlk (limited) (Posts: 3510; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Typing in all caps and trying to be funny just makes you look bad.
15. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5399; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Being a troll and trying not to like other manufactures just makes you look even bad.
21. quakan (Posts: 1177; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)
Your comment defines all die-hard fanboys (iOS, Android, WP, etc).
19. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
you know what's bad? When you waste your life trolling tech blogs.
36. Aeires (unregistered)
Bad is giving trolls what they want, attention. Mxy = troll.
35. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
And it's equivalent of SCHILLER SHRILLING at top of his voice ... against competitors devices
3. papss (unregistered)
I like the last bit where these bloggers preach at you about Apples shortcomings
5. moronman66 (Posts: 159; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)
Great scott! Three whole colors?? Honestly, I'm full of doubt for this option, I genuinely don't believe the hype about extra options from Apple, the company who claims not to listen to their customers. Different screen sizes, I'm more doubtful but they might have the third color option, if I were being optimistic, but why only three? What would that third one be, grey?
11. FlushGordon (unregistered)
Is it patented?
20. quakan (Posts: 1177; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)
I've been wanting a grey iPhone since the iPhone 4 came out.
23. Abbath (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
They will release a silver colour this time...Apple is so predictable
25. tigermcm (Posts: 712; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)
I assume this 3rd color will be.......innovative!!
37. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1139; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
oh so now iphone wants to join the color zone? im guessing grey color.or pink
40. TechDork (Posts: 226; Member since: 10 May 2010)
It'll probably be a revolutionary hue of gray...