Whether because public expectations are too high or Tim Cook failed to continue Apple’s tradition of giving the shock effect for the fans, iPhone 4S which was launched few days ago failed to fascinate the public.
"It's been 16 months passed and that comes up is the A5 processor embedded on the iPhone 4 a long time ago," said Colin Gillis, analyst at BGC Partners, as quoted by Reuters. According to him, despite the disappointing iPhone 4S, Gillis believes this product will still be invaded by fans.
It seems that the capital market was also not react positively to the release of the iPhone 4S. The proof of Apple's stock had dropped to almost touch the five per cent, before it finally slid to 0.6 percent before closing.
Some observers consider today is an opportunity for Apple's rivals to win the market, especially during the Christmas holidays and the end of the year which is the "shopping season" and the crucial period of gadget sales.
"Previously Samsung faced the possibility of they’re going to lose from the latest Apple iPhone. However, this risk is reduced after the latest iPhone fail to amaze a lot of people" said Kim YoungChan, an analyst of Shinhan Investment Corp., as reported by the Associated Press, which was published in Yahoo News .
"Apple's cloud services has also lagged behind Android. They can go on sale just because of customer loyalty," says KC Lu, an analyst with Gartner.
As reported earlier, Apple has launched the iPhone 4S, not the iPhone 5 as predicted by the public lately. This Latest smartphone device is equipped with the same processor as the iPad 2 and claimed to be able to operate seven times faster than the iPhone 4. In terms of design, nothing has changed from the form of the iPhone 4.