Some new photos and a report posted by M.I.C. Gadget appear to capture Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 while it is being manufactured. The images appear legit, and are unique in that they seem to feature an elongated home button.
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Following our previous report that Apple’s next-gen iPhone 5 may become available in retail stores on October 7th, a new report from TiPb claims to have sources that indicate that Apple will begin taking pre-orders on September 30.
Following yesterday’s report that Apple is already testing 4G LTE-capable iPhones with their carrier partners, a new report suggests that US Apple Stores are being equipped with LTE 4G equipment, further stirring rumors of possible LTE 4G support in the upcoming iPhone 5.
As the release of the iPhone 5 approaches, more information about the handset seems to be coming to the surface. A new report claims that more part leaks have surfaced for the iPhone 5, revealing that it will be available in both black and white color options.
An intriguing new report from BGR claims that Apple has already sent 4G LTE-compatible iPhones to carriers for testing.
Following our previous report that Apple had ordered 10 million iPhone 5 units for launch, DigiTimes reports that Apple has now placed orders for a total of 56 million iPhones to last them through 2011, up from a previous goal of 50 million.
Despite previous rumors from earlier today, TiPb’s Rene Ritchie reports that the next version of Apple’s iPhone will be available for sale across the United States on Friday, October 7.
Following earlier rumors of a possible September 7 announcement of the iPhone 5, Japanese tech blog Macotakara reports that Apple will not only be releasing the iPhone 5 in the near future, but also the iPad 3 and a cheaper iPhone 4S!
Following our earlier report on a possible iPhone-related Apple media event on September 7, indications within the flash memory supply chain also point to a September launch of the iPhone 5, as well as a related increase in the price of NAND flash chips.
Apple is rumored to be planning a media event for Wednesday the 7th of September to launch the 5th generation iPhone, that’s according to Japanese based news site Kodawarisan who also claim that Apple will announce a fresh lineup of iPods at the event.
According to the latest rumor circulating about the iPhone, Apple may be preparing to launch a new, cheaper iPhone model beside the iPhone 5. While we’ve heard this before, the details of this rumor are more interesting – an iCloud-powered iPhone with very little internal storage!
The creative folks at Nowhereelse.fr have assembled iPhone 5 rumors from all across the internet, putting them all together in one awesome video that presumes to show you what the next-gen iPhone might bring.
While speculation regarding the iPhone 5 continues to spin wild and free, it appears that Canadian wireless carrier Rogers is expecting the iPhone 5 very very soon, as they’ve already began pre-launch training for their employees.
MacRumors commissioned CiccareseDesign to create mockups of what they believe the iPhone 5 will look like. MacRumors is basing their mockup on leaked specifications of the iPhone 5 and also on Chinese case manufacturers persistence to make iPhone 5 cases based on the leaks.
Rumors about the iPhone 5 have been flying around since the iPhone 4 was released, and are only increasing in their boldness and frequency. The creative folks at Infographiclabs took a look at many of the rumors, rated their likelihood, and made them into a pretty infographic!
Russian business newspaper RBC Daily is claiming that Russian wireless carriers are currently in negotiation with Apple to launch the upcoming iPhone 5 in Russia as early as November.