…but rather on the future of iOS. If the past is any indication, we should see an iPhone 5S, an incremental spec-bump, just like the iPhone 4S. Regardless if that will be the case, or a completely new phone, the mobile future of Apple doesn’t really depend on the phone itself. No quad-core, 2GB of RAM, and 13MP camera with X number of lens, in addition to a fingerprint reader and maybe adopting NFC/wireless charging will stop the already ongoing decline.
It’s not about hardware anymore, looks, materials, or specs. [...]