The iPhone 5 which was claimed by many viewers as next big thing has taken a different turn, according to revelations from industry insiders and some analysts.

Upcoming iPhone 5 slated for release in September is expected to have 8-megapixel camera and Apple A5 dual-core processor found in iPad 2 to give a stiff competition for other dual-core smartphones found in the market today. And few analysts predict that the other features of iPhone 5 will most probably remain the same with minor tweaks, also most probably with no 4G and LTE support.

Meanwhile, the other dual-core smartphones from HTC, Motorola and Samsung features high end specifications to match the upcoming iPhone 5.

Here is a look at top 5 iPhone 5 contenders: