According to News and Rumors going around, it is likely that Apple will launch its sixth-generation iPhone in early September. KGI securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated on Monday will speaking with clients that Apple will launch its “iPhone 5″ smartphone in early September following the release of the Gold Master version of its iOS 6 software, which will debut on Monday during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote at 1:00 p.m; Eastern, 10:00 a.m. Pacific.
Ming-Chi wrote in a note to investors on Monday that “Based on the release schedule of iOS 6 GM, there is a high probability that iPhone 5 will start in early September”.
Here are links to some latest news and rumors going around about the iPhone 5 Release:
June 4, 2012
iPhone 5 may launch in September
In addition to the iPad Mini, an analyst from Topeka Capital Markets said that the iPhone 5 will likely launch in September. According to AppleInsider, the analyst, Brian White, cited that his sources come from inside Apple’s supply chain in Taipei.
May 31, 2012
Latest iPhone 5 leak teases more RAM, map tweaks
9to5Mac posts purported details of a development version of the hardware, and iOS 6, the next major version of iOS. Among the details is that the next iPhone will sport 1GB of RAM, up from the 512MB found in the iPhone 4S. Details are less specific about 4G capabilities, and how much faster the processor will be.
That pesky taller iPhone 5 screen pops up on video
Japanese Apple blog Macotakara publishes a visual comparison of the mystery screen part that’s been floating around, next to the existing iPhone to show just how much bigger the screen would be. The the two notable changes are that the screen is taller, and that the FaceTime camera has been moved to the very top, center of the device, like on the iPad.
May 29, 2012
Photos of purported iPhone 5 leak onto the Web
A host of new photos have emerged from two sources who claim the devices in the pictures are actually Apple’s next-generation iPhone. 9to5Mac posts photos that look like the back plate of a new iPhone model allegedly from a Chinese supplier. Similarly MacRumors published an additional set from repair firm uBreakiFix with the same part.