“Investors and customers alike are waiting with bated breath for Apple’s yet to be announced iPhone 6, which is expected to be a ‘game changer,'” StreetInsider reports. “Today, to their delight, Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba said his checks suggest the device is coming much sooner than expected.”

“Lamba said his checks in Asia and Japan indicate that a July introduction of the new lineup is a possibility, although it is still too early to know for sure. The analyst notes supply chainvendors are getting ready for an earlier ramp up of production versus prior years,” StreetInsider reports. “Lamba also sees multiple models of the phone. His checks indicate that Apple could introduce multiple models of the phone with display sizes varying from 4.7-inch to 5.5-inch.”

“In addition, checks also indicated that the company seems to be gearing up to launch a watch and next generation Apple TV later this year,” StreetInsider reports. “‘While the timing of the launches is uncertain, we would expect these products to be introduced in 2H14,’ he said.”

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