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Topic: iPhone 5S

Apple CEO Tim Cook on cheap smartphones: 'We're not in the junk business'

09/19/2013, 08:09 am

Facing criticism over higher-than-expected pricing of the new iPhone 5c, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has defended his company's strategy, saying there's plenty of room to grow — and retain its profits — in the high-end handset market.

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Apple could sell up to 8M iPhone 5s and 5c units over launch weekend, analyst says

09/19/2013, 03:09 am

While many market watchers are concerned that Apple has not announced preorder numbers for the iPhone 5c and may face supply constraints with the iPhone 5s, one analyst believes launch weekend sales will blow past last year's record setting iPhone 5 performance.

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Piper Jaffray: Apple will likely sell 5-6M iPhones over launch weekend

09/18/2013, 06:09 pm

Although Apple has yet to announce preorder numbers for its iPhone 5c, one of two new iPhones being launched on Friday, one analyst believes the company will likely hit 5 to 6 million combined unit sales this weekend.

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Preorder concerns 'overblown' as survey shows strong demand for Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c

09/18/2013, 10:09 am

Demand for Apple's upcoming iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c is healthy, a new survey has found, suggesting that investor concerns over device preorders may be unfounded.

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Review roundup: iPhone 5s with iOS 7 best smartphone available, 5c offers well-built alternative

09/17/2013, 09:09 pm

With Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c scheduled to hit the market on Friday, reviews for the two devices are being published to the Web by all major news outlets and the initial impressions are largely positive.

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Apple may look to MacBook Pro casing supplier Catcher to bolster iPhone 5s shell production

09/17/2013, 05:09 pm

With reports that Apple's iPhone 5s will be severely constrained at launch, the company is now thought to be looking to an existing MacBook Pro unibody shell supplier to boost yields of the smartphone's metal casing, one analyst says.

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US carriers signal launch iPhone 5s inventory will be 'grotesquely' low

09/17/2013, 02:09 pm

Seemingly confirming rumors that Apple will not be able to provide adequate inventory of the iPhone 5s this weekend, a new report reveals that carriers are facing "grotesquely" low inventory for the device's launch.

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New iPhone 5s camera with slow-mo 120fps video demonstrated at Burberry fashion show

09/17/2013, 01:09 pm

A pre-release iPhone 5s was used to shoot Burberry's latest runway show, showcasing some of the features of the new iSight camera such as its larger aperture and 120-frames-per-second slow-motion video capabilities.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c unboxed in new images from China

09/17/2013, 12:09 pm

Just days before the release of Apple's new flagship phones, Chinese Internet users have delivered photos and videos of the new devices' retail packaging.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to receive significant subsidies from Chinese carriers

09/17/2013, 09:09 am

Newly-released rate cards from China Unicom and China Telecom reveal that Apple's newest handsets will hit the street for significantly less than their sticker prices.

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Inside Apple's 64-bit iOS 7 and the prospects for a 64-bit Android

09/17/2013, 08:09 am

Apple's shift to 64-bit mobile devices in iOS 7 came as a surprise, but the company's information outlined for developers indicates that the shift to 64-bit mobile apps will bring significant benefits in the short term, something Google's Android appears challenged to replicate even in the long term.

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Reservations for unlocked iPhone 5s quickly depleted in China, other models remain available [u]

09/16/2013, 11:09 pm

Chinese customers looking to score a launch day reservation for an unlocked iPhone 5s may soon be out of luck, one report says, as the company has already run out of inventory at all three Beijing Apple Stores.

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Sprint to offer $100 device credit for ported numbers on iPhone launch day

09/16/2013, 07:09 pm

Sprint on Monday announced a promotion set to kick off on Sept. 20 that will give a $100 credit to new customers porting their phone number from another carrier, applicable to the iPhone 5s and 5c which are slated to go on sale that same day.

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Apple invites developers to submit 64-bit apps for iPhone 5s

09/16/2013, 03:09 pm

Developers can now submit 64-bit third party applications for iPhone 5s, allowing their software to leverage the power made available with the new A7 processor and iOS 7 operating system.

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Lack of iPhone 5c presale announcement causes worry among Apple investors

09/16/2013, 11:09 am

Though Apple has announced preorder numbers for its last three iPhone launches, this year the company has opted to stay silent regarding iPhone 5c presales, sparking some worry among investors. But those concerns may prove unfounded, as this year Apple is not accepting preorders for its latest flagship device, the iPhone 5s.

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Inside Apple's iPhone 5s: 's' is for 'security'

09/16/2013, 10:09 am

The inclusion of the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s may position Apple as the default choice for businesses and government agencies looking to provide employees with smartphones, while also maintaining high levels of security.

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China Unicom passes 100,000 reservations for Apple's iPhone 5s, 5c

09/16/2013, 10:09 am

China Unicom announced that more than 100,000 reservations have been taken for Apple's soon-to-be-released iPhone 5s and 5c, even though the carrier has yet to announce its plans for device subsidies.

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Japanese customers brave typhoon in line for Apple's next iPhones

09/16/2013, 08:09 am

Customers camped out for this Friday's iPhone launch in Tokyo were offered refuge inside an Apple retail store just before a typhoon hit the area.

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Secrecy around Apple's new 64-bit A7 chip may have incited spurious $AAPL stock downgrades

09/16/2013, 05:09 am

Apple's iPhone 5s announcement included a surprise leap to a new 64-bit ARM chip architecture, a subject that has sparked lots of confusion and misinformation. But the secrecy surrounding the A7 may also have fooled analysts into slashing their sales expectations and downgrading the company's stock targets.

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Apple's revised guidelines for case designers offer peek at iPhone 5s and 5c internals

09/16/2013, 02:09 am

In a recent update to its reference guidelines for third party case manufacturers, Apple added highly detailed schematics for the forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c, allowing for inferences to be made as to the devices' internal layouts.

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