MacRumors recently got their hands on a research note from an analyst named Ming-Chi Kuo from Concord Securities, which may dampen a few people's expectations over Apple's upcoming iPhone.
Ming-Chi Kuo claims that manufacturers will receive the Gold Master version of iOS 5 in the last week of September, which makes plausible the October release of the iPhone 5. But, if we take a closer look at the details Kuo provided, we realise that this could be the so-called iPhone 4S and not the "revolutionary" iPhone 5, which everybody is waiting for.
The specifications for the envisioned iPhone by the analyst are:
A similar report on the iPhone 5 suggesting only minor upgrades alongside the integration of the A5 chip was published by Apple Insider back in April.
Will Apple risk launching a "4S" version instead of releasing a totally new iPhone 5 that could put its opponents back in their place and reclaim the title of the best (although still most popular) smartphone in the world?