How Crucial Is the iPhone 5 for Apple?

Everyone and his mother knows Apple's iPhone 5 is around the corner. The much-anticipated next iteration of Apple's most successful device ever comes with plenty of questions surrounding it, especially in the post-Jobs era. Do Tim Cook and his team of long-time lieutenants have what it takes to continue to innovate, as the company did with Steve Jobs at the helm? Or will Apple lose the magic that helped propel it to become the largest publicly traded company in the world? Our tech editor weighs in on exactly what's at stake for Apple's upcoming latest and greatest.

As most are acutely aware now, Apple is the most influential company in technology and has delivered market-smashing returns for those lucky enough to have invested in the company. However, with several key questions still plaguing it, the stakes have never been higher for the company. If you're looking for a recommendation on how to play Apple along with continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, we've created a brand-new report that details when to buy and sell Apple. To get started, just click here now.

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  • Report this Comment On August 12, 2012, at 12:28 PM, Abby777 wrote:

    iPhone5 is my favorite brand. Yea, It’s difficult to tell from the images and video, but the phone does look slightly thinner. If you look at the buttons on the side there seems to be less space around them, but then Apple could have made the buttons slightly larger. Cheers, @Abby

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