High Tech iPhone 6, Cheaper iPhone 5S, Thinner iPad 5 and iPad Mini 2 With Retina Display Release Date in One Event in September?
By Kristin Dian Mariano | July 8, 2013 9:41 AM EST
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) may release all its devices in September in one launching event.
A new rumour emerged claiming that Apple is set to release its iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPad 5 and iPad Mini 2 in one big event in September. This came from previous reports that all devices are speculated to be released in Fall.
A wide array of separate reports claimed that the flagship phone and tablet of the company will be released in September.
The next iPhone may include a faster A6X processor, larger storage capacity up to 128GB, added security feature such as the fingerprint sensor and longer battery life.
The alleged low cost iPhone, on the other hand, is rumoured to have the specs of either iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S and will be available in a variety of colours.
The company's tablet iPad Mini 2 is speculated to feature a screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536. This is almost four times the resolution of the present iPad Mini and is equal to the fourth generation iPad which was released along with the iPad Mini last year. AU Optronics has been rumoured to be making displays for the iPad Mini 2.
Other specs include a more powerful dual core A7 processor and a 7.9 inch screen. It will also feature a 10-hour battery life, a FaceTime HD camera, and an iSight camera with 1080 pixels HD video recording. Apple is also trying to reduce the thickness of the iPad Mini 2 by using the Sharp's IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) technology in its screens.
The iPad 5, on the other hand, is rumoured to have no bezels, and the whole form factor has been made sleeker. Horowitz believes this design indicates that Apple will be calling on Sharp's IGZO screen technology. Sharp, however, according to Horowitz, has been struggling, and its ability to deliver components on time will play a key role in the release of the next iPad.
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