Q3 2013 is set to be the most exciting year for the tech industry. The highly anticipated iPhone 5S, is the key handset that could be announced by CEO Tim Cook, Apple. While Apple has plans to announce iOS 7 during WWDC, an up market developer's hub organized every year by Cupertino -based tech giant. It is unknown when exactly consumer get to know detailed aspects of iPhone 5S.
Analysts speculate that July- August frame is the favorable period for the iPad maker to announce the fabled handset. If BlackBerry, is getting ready to launch the Q10 in some more countries this month then in Q3 one could see the coming of BB R10, a low cost BlackBerry 10 powered handset coming your way. The Finnish giant, Nokia is also prepping to announce EOS this summer. It will pack a 41-mega pixel rear facing camera. If announced this month or early next month then one could see the handset gracing Indian market in the beginning of quarter three of 2013.
The above mentioned handsets have been rumored for ages. Their launch date is pegged for Q3. However, some more handsets are coming into the market by the end or beginning of Q3. Digitimes claims that Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, HTC Butterfly 2, and LG Optimus G2, are other anticipated handsets that should be launched in quarter three of 2013.
"Samsung is expected to roll out its Galaxy Note 3 in the second half. The new flagship model will be powered by a Exynos 5 octa-core processor and come with a 5.99-inch Super AMOLED display supporting 1080p Full HD resolution, indicated the sources.
HTC plans to release its next-generation HTC Butterfly 2 in the third quarter. The Butterfly 2 will have a large-size display supporting Full HD and a number of features such as BlinkFeed, UltrapPixel sensor and BoomSound speakers that are found in its latest flagship model, the New HTC One, launched in March 2013.
Having launched its latest flagship model, the Optimus G Pro, recently, LG is expected to release a new flagship, the Optimus G2, in the second half of the year. The Optimus G2 will come with a 5-inch Full HD display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the sources noted."