The iPhone 4 has been around only for few months and the talk of iPhone 5 is doing rounds already. Tremendous hype has got generated about next launch of this series. The current version of this series, fourth to be precise, has been well received by people around the globe.
Numerous features have been added and previous ones were improved in iPhone 4. The camera was much better than the earlier versions and multitasking on it was fun. It was well ahead of its competitors and had topped most product review charts with ease. It was heading for greatness, but probably some features made Apple to rethink about its masterpiece.
Gossip columns and technology websites are abuzz with the prospects of an early release of the iPhone 5. January 2011 is being speculated as the date for its release, much earlier than the scheduled launch in June or July. Quite a number of current owners are unhappy about the much hyped fourth version. Apple is reported to be anxious for the love that its customers lost with it and the growing competition.
It used to release new product at the time of June or July. This strategy had worked very well as the product used to settle down in a year. When people would complain about any feature in it, the company would release a better one with improved features. This time, however, it would unleash the next version too soon and the move is being considered a desperate one.
The major problem that the fifth generation phone ought to fix is that of call-drop. Consumers have complained about this issue ever since the phone debut. It would also need to fix the issues like improper rear camera and the weak glass that shatters easily. Apart from these fixes, few more exciting features are being expected to be added in it.
The screen can be bit larger this time and an increase in few centimetres is being anticipated. Providing support for 4G telephony can be a big shot in arm of Apple. So can be the Near Field Technology, which can make it possible to shop with the phone.
The iOS 5, new operating system, will also be unleashed along with it. Customers have repeatedly demanded for support for more service providers, in addition to ATT. It remains to be seen whether Apple cedes to this demand.
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