iPhone 5S Specs Qualcomm Chip Supporting All LTE Networks And 40 Different Bands
If reports coming form China are to be believed Apple is not going to release a new iPhone at its forthcoming developer conference. Preferably instead, Cupertino based company is focusing on an August 2013 release for both the cheap iPhone as well as the flagship iPhone 5S, which is naturally get a specs upgrade, and an affordable iPhone model, directed at growing markets that is currently dominated by Samsung Galaxy models in different shapes and sizes.
The most significant boost in specs is the inclusion of a new LTE chip that will make iPhone first truly world phone able to support a variety of types of 4G LTE technology, which includes TD-SCDMA utilized by the China Mobile.
The reports first published on a Chinese site EMSOne quoted Barclays Capital expert who claimed an “affordable model” of the iPhone along with the iPhone 5S are both coming later this year. However, the August launch would supposedly contradict earlier reports from Piper Jaffray, which suggested a September release, and a Japanese story that stated a 2014 launch.
Already analysts are validating that the iPhone 5S production would start off in March so it could start arriving in time for the summer. Based on Barclays report, both the iPhone 5S and inexpensive iPhone model will be produced this year by Apple’s preferred manufacturer, Foxconn, along with Pegatron.
Barclays story claims that even though the iPhone 5S will be a world phone, the cheap iPhone will only provide the FDD version of 4G LTE. The forecast that the low-cost iPhone will still support 4G will surely give rivals something to worry about. The iPhone 5S specs is expected to include A7 CPU and 4.5 inch pixel rich display packed inside two-tone aluminum design of the current iPhone model.