iPhone 5 to restore Apple as smartphone leader, says analyst
Apple’s new iPhone 5.
Apple should regain its spot as the smartphone leader courtesy of the iPhone 5, says J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz.
Unveiled yesterday at Apple’s launch event, the new iPhone could surpass the sales of rival handsets such as Samsung’s Galaxy S3 for a variety of reasons, according to the analyst.
The new phone is thinner, lighter, and faster than its predecessor, Moskowitz said in an investors note out today. It also throws in a 4-inch screen and support for 4G LTE. But the iPhone 5’s design and battery should help it avoid certain problems faced…