Apple to Offer Gold Colored iPhone 5S, 128GB Storage Option?

Posted August 16, 2013 at 5:50am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 30620 views

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note claiming that the iPhone 5S will be available in gold and have a 128GB storage option.

We also forecast the new model will add a new look, a golden casing, and a new option for larger 128GB storage, to offer greater differentiation from iPhone 5.

We've already seen numerous leaks of gold colored iPhone components which corroborate Kuo's prediction.

A new 128GB storage option would double the currently available storage for the iPhone 5. This would be welcomed improvement for those who store a lot of media on their devices. Notably, Apple has already increased the storage on its iPad to a max of 128GB.

Kuo also says the new iPhone will get 1GB DDR3 RAM.

We reckon A7 will upgrade memory bandwidth spec to LPDDR3 from LPDDR2 adapted by A6, in an effort to improve system performance. Since Apple is in charge of both hardware and OS design, it is capable of minimalizing memory capacity at an optimized state. Therefore, A7’s RAM will likely be unchanged at 1GB.

In a previous note, Kuo predicted the iPhone 5S would have a convex sapphire home button with a built-in fingerprint sensor.

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S on September 10th.

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CaptainJapan - August 18, 2013 at 2:03pm
"Colored" is a racist term. You're supposed to say "African-American."
iOS 7 - August 18, 2013 at 1:05pm
Which color will bring more $$$$ in a year when I go to sell it is the ? I'll never see it during the year because it's always cased
Fackyo - August 16, 2013 at 5:32pm
Oh yea f**ck face.So no1 is going to buy an Iphone5s? I have all the phones that are on the market as we speak..none of them come close to my experience to an Iphone5. Galaxy S4,Galaxy S3 Nexus 4,I am about to get that Nexus 7 to see the difference. I sell them on ebay all the time Just the resale value Apple product has is way superior .. I put the Galaxy S4 on ebay for 3 days ,only 13 people that looked at it,I had to Re-list this piece of shiit 3 times. On the other hand I put an Iphone5 unlocked 186 people that looked at it and 23 people that watched it. Sold for $ 600, Definitely going to buy that 128Gig for sure.I have a 64gig ONLY 8 Gig left on mine.
Fukran John - August 16, 2013 at 2:59pm
People are not going to buy iPhone from now even if comes with real gold wrapped. This one look like real "SHIT". iSheeps will love this shit
admin-pants - August 16, 2013 at 3:24pm
Your comment doesn't make any sense. Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
sidewinder - August 16, 2013 at 4:33pm
It does if you speak Retardese.
Captjgvex - August 16, 2013 at 1:44pm
I don't know but gold doesn't seem to jive with Apple's current color scheme. Perhaps this would go well with the iPod line and not for iPhones.
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