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Apple iPhone 5S name confirmed by Japanese carrier KDDI

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Apple iPhone 5S name confirmed by Japanese carrier KDDI
Japanese carrier KDDI has confirmed that the next iteration of the full-priced Apple iPhone will be named the Apple iPhone 5S. On the carrier's website is a listing for the phone, which is expected to be formally introduced on September 10th alongside the budget priced Apple iPhone 5C. Expect Apple to throw away the guide book with the "rules" that it previously had adhered to when it came to its number one grossing product.
Japanese carrier KDDI reveals the Apple iPhone 5S name

Japanese carrier KDDI reveals the Apple iPhone 5S name

Besides the traditional black and white variants of the iPhone, the Apple iPhone 5S is expected to be offered in gold/champagne and in graphite. Additionally, Apple is believed to have added an improved camera sensor with an aperture of f/2.0, the same setting found on some of the Nokia Lumia models known for taking great pictures in low-light conditions. We should also see a faster A7 processor under the hood that brings a 30% faster experience to iPhone users. And the oft-rumored fingerprint sensor it believed to be under a sapphire home button. There also is a strong possibility that we will see a 128GB model of the iPhone for the first time.

Want more firsts? This should be the first time that more than one iPhone model will be introduced at a time with the introduction of the Apple iPhone 5C which stands for the 5 Colors that the phone will be available in, red, blue, white, yellow and green. We still don't know exactly which markets will be receiving the budget model and what the pricing will be.

For current owners of the iPhone, the full-priced version of the iPhone is what you would be interested in, and with the KDDI site revealing the Apple iPhone 5S name, it looks pretty certain that the Apple iPhone 6 will be the name of next year's full-priced model.

Thanks Anonymous Tipster!

source: Taisy (translated) via TechKiddy

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posted on 31 Aug 2013, 01:09

1. nobelset (Posts: 270; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)

So will the 16 GB version be dropped? Or will there be 4 including the 128GB

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 01:45

2. iGeek (Posts: 171; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)

I think Apple will not drop the 16 GB model because that's what they did with the iPad 4 they introduced a 4th model

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 04:48 1

3. amiaq (Posts: 509; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)

I can hear cricket's noise...awkward!!

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 05:05 4

4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4334; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Wow! You must be kidding me right?
The next iPhone to be called 5S?
And it's confirmed??
Damn! I didn't see that coming.
I should probably read 80% of the news dedicated to fruits more often.

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 11:05 1

9. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)

Revolutionary name, who would have ever thought of adding the S after the name. Oh, wait.

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 05:54

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

Who woulda thunk?

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 07:13

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

I clicked on this article just to say how idiotic it is. It ranks up there with "the sky is blue".

How about some "best app of the week" or "custom rom saturday" article. Something more useful than the iPhone 5s will be officially called the iPhone 5s. I'm starting to lose my faith in you guys.

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 07:32

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

PA is seriously just publishing the same thing over and over again. The name 5S was a given from the very beginning considering the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4S.

Wasted time I'll never get back in my life.

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 08:23

8. Planterz (Posts: 2110; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

This is almost as newsworthy a the earthshattering announcements that some phone will be available in a color different than the other colors it's already available in. The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available from XXXXXX provider in puke green? OMG, let me pay the $175+10/mo early cancellation fee so I can swtich!!!!11!!

posted on 31 Aug 2013, 17:27

10. Trismegistus (Posts: 32; Member since: 21 Aug 2013)

For a moment there, I thought that THIS would be the iphone-related article that doesn't mention the 5C's various colors. Alas, I was wrong.

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