Out of all the things we might expect to see with the iPhone 5, 4G LTE support doesn’t currently top the list, as the necessary hardware is thought not to be available until next year. Nevertheless, China Mobile is claiming that it has reached an agreement with Apple to bring the next-gen iPhone to its 4G TD-LTE network.
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Although iOS 5 isn’t expected to be released until this fall, Apple has already begun approving apps for iOS 5 compatibility in the App Store. This suggests that iOS 5 could drop as soon as next month, perhaps strengthening rumors of a September launch for the iPhone 5!
According to DigiTimes, Apple ordered 10 million units of their 5th generation iPhone device in anticipation of a September release. It is more and more likely that we will see an iPhone 5 released in 4 to 8 weeks time.
Although reports already surfaced in June that the iPhone 5 was in final testing, the Guardian has released a new report detailing the process for carrier testing of the iPhone 5, suggesting that this testing is currently underway.
As the world at large eagerly awaits Apple’s upcoming release of the iPhone 5, Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu may have some good news! In a note to investors on Tuesday, Wu suggested that the iPhone 5 may be a significantly bigger update than expected.
A leaked document from a Canadian cellular carrier could confirm yesterday’s report of an October arrival for the iPhone 5. Previous rumors had predominantly settled on a September release date.
Although the next-gen iPhone hasn’t yet been announced, demand is sure to be extremely high. A new report suggests that nearly half of Android users might switch to the iPhone 5, which would boost Apple’s market share tremendously!
Even though the iPhone 5 hasn’t been released yet, there are already cheap 3rd party phones for sale in China attempting to imitate it. Chinese counterfeiters have already begun producing iPhone 5 knockoffs based on last week’s supposed design leaks.
Despite the plethora of rumors that have been suggesting a September release for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5, a new report from AllThingsD is suggesting that Apple’s next-gen iPhone will not arrive until October.
Following yesterday’s report of a supposed sighting of an iPhone 5, a new report has surfaced, showing what are alleged to be prototype cases for the upcoming iPhone 5. The cases suggest the iPhone 5 could be both wider and longer than the iPhone 4.
The iPhone 5 is almost upon us – it’s so close, in fact, that (according to this report) the next-gen iPhone is already showing up in cell carriers’ databases! Placeholders for the new device have already reportedly showed up Korea Telecom’s database in 16GB and 32GB capacities.
You’d have thought that Apple would have learned their lesson following last year’s Gray Powell incident, but if a new report is true, an iPhone 5 may have just been spotted on San Francisco’s public transit system, in the hands of a suspected Apple employee.
A new report from The China Times indicates that the iPhone 5 will be released on the 2nd week of September, and also claims that Apple has ordered 4 million initial units for the launch!
A new surfacing from the Vietnamese forum Tinhte claims that the site has received a prototype of a newer, cheaper model of the iPhone 4. The site notes that the device is similar to the iPhone 4, with the front and rear casing being made from plastic rather than glass.
Following a rumor earlier this week detailing a possible new iPhone 5 case design, an actual prototype case has now surfaced, showing tapered edges, as well as a possibly larger screen.
The folks over at MobileFun.co.uk, have reportedly been sent two prototype case designs intended for the upcoming iPhone 5. The designs show a number of changes from the iPhone 4 design, including a larger screen, a curved back, and a larger home button area.