Analyst at the investment firm Piper Jaffary Gene Munster in a report by Apple predicts that the iPhone 6 model will get a big screen with 4.5 to 5-inch diagonal. According to the analyst, referring to information from the company’s suppliers and market data , a model release is scheduled for the summer of 2014.
Piper Jaffary believes that the output of the following year the so-called iPhone 6 with increased screen size to help to revive the interest of consumers . The expert suggests that Apple may still decide to take this step against the statistics, according to which more than half of new smartphones sold today have a screen diagonal of more than 4 inches. Last year, the figure was only 20%. Apple misses part of the market , offering a smaller model , according to Munster .
In addition, the analyst said , the iPhone 6 in the summer of 2014 and gross margin Apple will lead to a significant increase in the company’s share price . According to his forecast , the share price will increase to $ 640 . The basis for this will be the high expectations of consumers from next smartphone – iPhone 6.
According to Munster , 85 million users of Apple technology will be ready to update my phone after the new device. They will join more than an additional 5-10 million people who now miss cycle models iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Gross profit , in turn , will be achieved by reducing the prices of components that are used in smart phones iPhone. Due to high competition in the market of suppliers Apple will not be able to impose their own terms , according to the analyst.
At the moment the value of the shares of U.S. corporations is about $525 per share. Securities of Apple fell in value after the presentation of new models of the iPhone, but played the part of the fall due to the announcement of iOS 7, and then the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina tablets.
Earlier that Apple is preparing a “big iPhone» told several sources on the web. In particular , the newspaper The Wall Street Journal reported on models with a display of 4.8 to 6 inches , and in ETNews predicted the emergence of a 5-inch Apple- smartphone. Analyst Ming- Chi Kuo of KGI Securities also talks about a possible release of iPhone screens from 4.5 to 5-inch in the autumn of 2014.
President of research firm DisplaySearch , David Hsieh, in turn , said that Apple will release two variations of the next model iPhone: a 4.7 -inch screen resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and a full fablet with screen 5.7 ” with a resolution of Full HD.(via: BusinessInsider)