Word on the street is that the next iPhone will arrive by September and that production of the display will kick off in June. Also, Apple is said to have roped is enough manufacturers to produce the displays for the iPhone 5S to ensure they are in steady supply when the smartphone is released.
Among the manufacturers Apple is said to have contracted to supply the display of the iPhone 5S include Sharp, LG and Japan Display. A report at the site Nikkan is claiming that the iPhone 5S will feature similar specs as that of the iPhone 5. If that be true than the iPhone 5S will also be seen sporting a 4 inch display having a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels. The site is further claiming Sharp will be starting off with the production process from June itself.
Another report carried at Apple Insider which includes an independent assessment from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty is also claiming the iPhone 5S will be released this September. She arrived at the conclusion after enough consultations with Asia based manufacturers that are contracted to supply the various components that will go into the making of the iPhone 5S. She is also claiming production to this effect will start off in the June-July period, all of which corroborates with the details that Nikkan has come up with. While Huberty does mention the iPhone 5S in her note, what also has been included is the budget iPhone that Apple is rumored to be developing to appeal to a wider consumer base.
Huberty is also claiming it will be iPhone 6 that will come as a significantly different version from the current iPhone 5 in that it is likely to feature a larger display. As for the iPhone 5S, it is expected to sport a better processor, a better camera along with the company’s new iOS 7 operating system.