Is this the Apple iPhone 5S?

Despite the Apple iPhone 5 having launched only last September, rumours are already floating about that Apple will soon release a follow-up smartphone, the iPhone 5S. The name suggests a very similar device with only a number of relatively minor component upgrades. Now, images of the device have surfaced courtesy of ETradeSupply.

Rumoured Apple iPhone 5S

Rumoured Apple iPhone 5S

According to the site, two signs suggest that this is not the iPhone 5 but a new design. Not only is product information below the logo replaced by a series of x’s but the number of screws used and screw positioning is also different.

The possibility that these are older pictures, possibly iPhone 5 prototypes, cannot be ruled out either.

Past rumours have suggested that Apple could launch the iPhone 5S in “mid-2013.”

Read more: ETradeSupply (Source: BGR)