Oh analysts. Well, according to some new reports on the rumor mill, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is alleging that Apple will be releasing the iPhone 5S with at least two, maybe three, different screen sizes, thus repeating what they’ve previously done with the iPad lineup. Here’s the scoop, via Business Insider:
After our meeting with a tech-supply chain company, we walked away with the view that Apple will release the iPhone 5S in at least two screen sizes this summer and possibly three.Essentially, we believe Apple is coming around to the fact that one size per iPhone release does not work for everyone and offering consumers an option has the potential to expand the Company’s market share.
Remember, this is just an analyst’s note and nothing is entirely set in stone (especially considering White doesn’t have the best track record). However, it may not be a total surprise. It’s possible that Apple could slightly increase the size of its flagship device, and save the current 5-inch display for the cheaper, or budget, iPhone that is rumored to release alongside the 5S.
Again, this is all speculation, but what are your thoughts on this? Do you think Apple would actually create two iterations of iPhone 5S?
FWI, Apple is slated to release the iPhone 5S around the summertime, likely at WWDC, and will come with a “killer feature” along with iOS 7.