To believe or not to believe: Chinese blogger claims iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 are coming this year
posted by Ray S. / Feb 08, 2013, 5:28 AM
A new unofficial source has confirmed the existence of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6, and while the source isn't really of the reputable type, we can't ignore it just like that. Here's how the story goes: a Chinese blogger from the site Sina Tech claims that a friend of his, who works at one of Apple's suppliers, has seen the two new iPhones. According to the blogger's friend, the iPhone 5S will look just like the current iPhone 5, but will feature some upgrades under the hood, including a new A7 processor. The iPhone 6, on the other hand, is said to be thinner, longer and wider compared to the iPhone 5. Apparently, the increased height and width signify the presence of an even larger screen, with the source claiming that the size will be 5 inches. This is where we should note that while we would believe that Apple might use a slightly bigger screen for the iPhone 6, a size of 5 inches sounds absolutely unthinkable for a company which is focused mainly on the mainstream market. However, it might be possible that the iPhone 5S will remain Apple's mainstream iPhone, while this new iPhone 6 model will be the phablet model, or the above-mentioned iPhone Math, though with such thoughts we're easily entering the area of wild speculations.
Apple increased the size of the iPhone screen for the first time with last year's iPhone 5, bumping it from 3.5 to 4 inches. While this display size is still much smaller compared to most models powered by Android OS, that is seen as beneficial to most Apple customers who often demand a highly-functional, but still compact and easy to handle smartphone. However, with mobile devices gaining access to more and more computational power, software developers have started creating more advanced applications like complex productivity tools and beautiful 3D games, not to mention interactive books and magazines. Naturally, such kind of applications would be experienced much better on larger screens, which is why we're willing to believe that Apple may increase the size of its iPhone once more with some of the future releases.
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If this is true, then the people who would buy iPhone 5S would be dUmbsticks, right ?!!
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 5:30 AM 18
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Maybe the iPhone 5S is the iPhone mini who knows
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 5:35 AM 6
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What is the Benefit of releasing 2 super smart phones with some less or nothing changes.....and loot people money.... I will appreciate ,if they brig i new device.... But it is hard to say whit the s**t they provide in S addition....
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 9:47 AM 0
I can't wait to hold a math-sized siri!!!! Fap fap fap :)
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 5:36 AM 7
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You May be the one who said NOTE series will be flop when samsung released ..! Now u want that size phone for you ? Pity on you..
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 6:21 AM 7
An 5-incher iPhone would be the perfect companion of my Note 2....best of both worlds
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 6:11 AM 3
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This will confuse a lot of Apple fans who are not used to having to chose what fits them better...
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 6:21 AM 8
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iphone 5s will be a better iphone 5 and.....maybe the iphone 6 will be a phablet.......Apple has the money, they have great engineers, they have the patents etc etc...they have all the resources to make a phablet with a few widgets and live tiles with additional features and some cool things like solar charging through the screen etc etc...... they can earn billions with the iphone 5s, but a phablet will take them to a whole new level.......a 4 inch phone is excellent for using with one hand, but there are many people(like me) who love bigger phones with more customization..... Apple already has the advantage of better apps, games...smoother and faster ui,high security, better stability...etc etc....but its time to add something more....
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 6:46 AM 3
Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 07, 2013
Minor updates tweeks and + more will be iPhone 5s & Tim will call it revolutionary huge queues for this will shake & shock the mobile industry OMG grow up Apple please you have the ability to come up with good things why are you not working on innovations no Jobs no thinking mind huh Android...Windows...BB...Sailfish & Ubuntu are going good what heck is your "Apple's" problem soon you'll be thrown out of this universe...No harsh feeling to any of iPhone user guys but yes truth is hard to digest. seriously...
posted on Feb 08, 2013, 7:25 AM 2
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