How Apple May Differentiate the iPhone 5S


Apple is struggling to keep its lead in smartphones as competition -- particularly Samsung and its Google-powered Android operating system -- continues to bring the heat. In the video below, Fool contributor Daniel Sparks explains how competition has weighed on Apple shares, and why the company needs a successful iPhone 5S for the stock to have any hope of reviving itself.

What does Apple have in store to make the 5S a hit? Daniel outlines two potential differentiators.

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