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IPhone 5 Quad-Core Processor Is a Latest, and Likely

The iPhone 5 will run a quad-core processor, Apple's A6-according to the latest rumors. As always, in spite of rumors, Apple is keeping quiet about its upcoming smartphone.

Apple followed the release of its A5 chip with an A5X in its third-generation iPad, so an upcoming A6 isn't unthinkable. Apple could very so then continue on with the A5X, although with the Samsung Galaxy S III, among other iPhone competitors, boasting quad-core processors, the time might be right for the upgrade.

The not-always-right Taipei-based Digitimes

The not-always-right Taipei-based Digitimes, citing industry sources, reported July 5 that competition for quad-core smartphones "will heat up in the fourth quarter of 2012 [triggered] by the rollout of the much speculated new iPhone and models built based on Qualcomm's quad-core chips."

As Apple releases just one new phone each year, the confetti has only to fall around a new model for speculation about the then and there iPhone to begin.

The iPhone 5 is expected to be completely redesigned

The iPhone 5 is expected to be "completely redesigned," with an aesthetic more closely mimicking that of the iPad, Piper Jaffray analysts predicted in May, adding that it is as well likely to have a larger display than its predecessors.

"We believe there is a 50 percent chance the new phone has a slightly larger, 4-plus-inch screen," according to the Piper technology note. "We believe large screen size is one of the few areas in which Android devices have been able to compete."

The smartphone may as well offer the ability for users to upgrade the camera lens. AppleInsider reported June 15 that Apple had filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office a patent titled, "Back Panel for a Portable Electronic Device with Different Camera Lens Options."

The then iPhone will run iOS 6

One sure bet is that the then iPhone will run iOS 6 and feature an improved Siri. At Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference, the company showed off both.

Also certain: Long-Term Evolution innovation will be on board. This is a feature in which the current iPhone no doubt lags behind competitors, and Apple will want to change that. Moving to LTE (Long Term Evolution, latest standard in the mobile network technology) will as well enable more carriers-hello, T-Mobile-to sell the iPhone, which sends more money Apple's way.

Finally-and uniquely-the at once iPhone will as well have Steve Jobs' stamp of approval. In May, Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, reported that Jobs, who passed away October 5, 2011, worked closely with the Apple team to develop the upcoming iPhone.

More information: Eweek
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