For Apple fans who are in a dilemma -- deciding whether to go for the iPhone 5S or wait for the iPhone 6 -- here are 5 reasons why they should wait for the next handset iteration and not settle for the current flagship smartphone by the company.
Reason #1: Fingerprint Scanner-
Perhaps the biggest feature on the current iPhone 5S is the Touch ID fingerprint scanner, which gives the users an additional layer of security. The feature may be better than a simple pass code.
The feature may have received some mixed responses from the market, but it has seen strong support from some people from the legal community. The feature is expected in the iPhone 6, as smartphone companies strive to make it more secure for financial transactions on mobile devices.
Reason #2: Hardware Upgrade -
Some of the Apple fans were disappointed with the specs on the iPhone 5S, the device came with a dual core processor with an A7 chipset and 1 GB RAM. Many of the competing devices come with quad core processors and 2 GB RAM.
The iPhone 6 is expected to come with a quad core processor and a 2 GB RAM, the hardware upgrade could place it in a better position to compete with the other devices in terms of the hardware.
Reason #3: Bigger Screen -
When rumours surfaced that Apple could be launching two smartphones instead of one, Apple fans were expecting a bigger screen on the device. They were disappointed to find that the iPhone 5S has a similar screen as the previous generation and the iPhone 5C was a cheaper alternative.
Analysts say that Apple may need to consider that there is a growing market segment that wants a 5 inch screen, the iPhone 6 may take this into consideration. Although there are no indications from the company that it will launch a 5 inch phone. But, the fans are still hopeful.
Reason #4: Camera -
The iPhone 5S came with an expected 8 MP camera, there are however 13 MP camera phones offered by the other smartphone manufacturers, including the long time rival Samsung.
Analysts say that Apple has traditionally kept the camera on the smartphones ahead of the tablets, and there are rumours that the upcoming iPad 5 may feature an 8 MP camera. Analysts see this as an indication that the iPhone 6 may sport a 13 MP camera.
Reason #5: Gold Colour -
The new gold colour offerings on the iPhone 5S has made the device a big hit, many of the smartphone companies will also reportedly be launching their devices in gold colour.
Samsung went to the extent to showing that they were in fact first to launch the gold colour. Click here to read about the new gold pink and gold brown colour offerings by Samsung.
Given the huge popularity of the Gold colour Apple may launch new variants of the gold colour in the iPhone 6. The company will need to outdo the gold pink colour offering by Samsung, which has got the social media buzzing.
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