We all love surprises right? I mean, who isn’t going to be excited about the thrilling news that Apple is going to release two new iPhone models this coming fall. Apparently, JP Morgan’s very own Mark Moskowitz started the buzz which easily spread like wildfire overnight. In a note to investors on Monday, the sharp analyst wrote that Apple is poised to out the much awaited iPhone 5 and a revised model of the iPhone 4 dubbed as the iPhone 4 Plus a.k.a. iPhone 4S this fall. Furthermore, Mark Moskowitz acknowledged the rumors that the next generation iPhone could most likely feature global roaming, capable of supporting both GSM and CDMA data networks without the support for LTE or 4G.
And as it was heard countless times all over, the iPhone 5 is also expected to be thinner, lighter and faster. As for the iPhone 4 Plus, Mark believes that Apple will make do with some crucial improvements to the current iPhone 4. We’d like to believe that the iPhone 4S could be a potential entry-level device that could land in China Mobile and China Telecom, replacing the longstanding iPhone 3GS bargain offering. Being the analyst that he is, Moskowitz wrote, “If penetrated, China Mobile and China Telecom with approximately 600 million and 100 million subscribers, alongside Sprint and T-Mobile USA with 52 million and 33 million subscribers, stand to have an effect tantamount to the big increase in the number of carriers exhibited in the June quarter. In other words, we believe that investors should start to prepare for more positive surprises related to the quarterly run rate of iPhones in the near- to mid-term. In summary, we would expect such a big bang if Apple introduces two new iPhones this fall and penetrates the untapped U.S. and China carriers.”