Consumers are highly anticipating Apple's rumoured iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S. However, the latest rumours claimed that the devices will be released in the third quarter of this year.
Tim Cook dropped several hints that the upcoming iPhone 6 and 5S will be released later this year.
In the most recent earnings call with investors, press and analysts, Cook said that no new products are to launch before the end of the year.
Cook also subtly dented rumours that the iPhone 5S could launch as early as June.
"Our teams are hard at work on some amazing new hardware, software, and services that we can't wait to introduce this fall and throughout 2014," Mr. Cook explains in a recent investors briefing.
Rumour has it that the next iPhone will feature Retina or IGZO screen display, A7 quad core chip processor, iOS 7, 128GB internal storage, 13 mega-pixel camera, and longer battery life. The lack of NFC support on the iPhone 5 was one of the biggest criticisms aimed at Apple's smartphone.
Meanwhile, the cheaper iPhone 5S is rumoured to sport a plastic casing, 4-inch screen display, dual core processor and 8-megapixel camera.
However, Apple has not yet commented on the rumours.
Below are the five reasons why Apple's smartphones will be released later this year.
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