Scott Stein chief editor of cnet.com says the new flagship 5S will hold appeal to certain iPhone customers, thanks in part to a faster processor, which is two to three times quicker than before.
Stein said, “If you go for things like, gaming, and in particular, if you use the camera a lot, those are going to be strong incentives to take a look at the 5s.”
But maybe the most attention getting addition is “touch id”, the phone’s fingerprint reader.
Stein said, “Right now, it only works for passcode unlock and iTunes password storage, so it’s not going to be a catch all to replace all of your passcodes or act as digital wallet yet and added that he’s sure that’s something that’s being thought about. Security’s a huge issue. It would be a huge coup if something like that were to work.”
Apple’s hoping for an immediate coup with the 5c, priced at 99 dollars. It’s $100 less than the 5s and available in five colors.