Same looking iphone out in sept. Uh oh what are apple fans going to do?

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by S2007S, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. S2007S


    What's this, all they are going to do is add a faster processor with no new changes??? How can that possibily be, I thought they were going to add a 14mp camera, maybe a removable battery, maybe a solar backing to the phone so you can charge it in the sun while on the go, maybe a two toned colored iphone, I mean what are the apple collectors going to think of this new generation phone? Do you still think they are going to stand in line for a phone with just a faster processor?? Probably!

    Apple to launch new iPhone with faster processor, same look in Sept. - rumor
    By Josh Ong
    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 02:15 AM
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    A new report claims Apple suppliers will begin production of its next-generation iPhone, which will feature a faster processor but few changes to its look, in July for a launch that will likely occur in September of this year.

    Citing three people familiar with the matter, Reuters reported on Wednesday that Apple's next iPhone will arrive in September. The device will allegedly boast a faster processor while looking "largely similar to the iPhone 4," the report read, without providing further details.

    Reuters' sources roughly corroborate a recent note from Concorde Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo told AppleInsider earlier this week that Apple's so-called iPhone 5 would go into mass production in September.

    Kuo's checks with the supply chain indicate the that iPhone 5 will include the faster A5 processor currently found in the iPad 2 and an 8-megapixel rear camera. He has also been told that the next-generation smartphone would sport a Qualcomm baseband for both GSM and CDMA models and make use of an improved antenna design.

    Previous reports had also suggested that Apple would push the release of the next iPhone past the summer. In years past, Apple has released a new iPhone every summer since the first-generation iPhone launched in 2008.

    Last week, sources at touch panel makers told DigiTimes that Apple had yet to release a production roadmap for the iPhone 5, making a summer launch unlikely.

    It has been suggested that supply disruption related to the Japan earthquake in March has contributed to the rumored delays. Others point to a "major overhaul" as the reason for the prolonged release, though that appears to conflict with Wednesday's rumor.

    Avian Securities has also echoed reports of a September launch for the iPhone 5. A recent client noted from analyst Brian White of Ticonderoga Securities said that Asian sources believe the iPhone 5 is on track for an October launch in china.
  2. Conan's take on the ipad2 upgrades.

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  3. S2007S



    so true, so true....
  4. Being a fan of Linux and PCs I never understood the reason behind Apple fans' fanaticism. Like S2007S said they will probably line up at 5am to spend their $500 on the new slightly faster phone. I just don't understand it!