The introduction of a new iPhone every year is a given, but the details of what that device will look like and the new features it'll bring are rarely so straightforward. So far this year, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal have come out strongly in support of the idea that we'll see a new 4-inch (or even larger) form factor, plus there's all the usual SoC speculation, invited by the introduction of the 2012 iPad and its upgraded chip. Follow along here as we work to disentangle the useful information from the thickets of rumor surrounding Apple's next flagship phone.
The iPhone 5 was Apple's worst kept secret to date.
Apple's highly anticipated announcement of the iPhone 5 has finally revealed the specs, features, release date and price for its all-new flagship smartphone.
Everything will be revealed at 10AM PT on Wednesday, September 12th, and we'll be covering it live.
Just one day before the latest iOS handset is expected to make its debut, the carrier mistakenly posted a blog article titled "First photos of Vodafone nano-SIM cards." In the post — which was quickly deleted but preserved thanks to Google Cache — Vodafone reveals it presently has a huge stockpile of 500,000 nano-SIMs in stock and says "the first devices have now been announced."
Audience has announced that Apple is "unlikely" to use its earSmart filtering technology in the next-generation iPhone.
Apple will announce its latest iPhone on September 12th, and we'll be there live
Among the more anonymous booths at IFA this year, a mockup for Apple's next-gen iPhone has surfaced, looking like a fully realized compendium of all the rumors and leaks we've been hearing about the device.
The new iPhone will allegedly ship with new earbuds according to a video from Tinhte.
The Wall Street Journal reports that while LG and Japan Display have already begun shipping new iPhone screens to Apple, Sharp is yet to even start mass production.
We round up the most credible rumors relating to the new iPhone.
LG Display has begun mass production of in-cell touch panels, with the displays expected to be included in Apple's iPhone 5 next month.
Photos have surfaced online of an iPhone cable that looks to use the rumored smaller dock connector.
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Repair company iResq claims to have photos of the dock connectors for the new iPhone and iPad Mini.
According to iMore, Apple will begin taking US preorders for its next-generation iPhone on September 12th, the very same day the company is expected to unveil the product.
If everything we've heard lines up, we're less than a month away from the introduction of the next iPhone — and as such, the rumor mill is churning out a wide variety of leaked potential parts and body designs.
We've seen plenty of mockups and rumored parts for Apple's next iPhone that show an elongated form, but a report from 9to5Mac provides the most convincing evidence we've seen so far: 9to5Mac says that it was able to run the iOS simulator at the next iPhone's rumored resolution of 1136 x 640, and that iOS 6 is "completley scalable to a larger display."
Following its rather downbeat quarterly earnings disclosed earlier today, Sharp had one bit of bright news for its near future: the company is about to start shipping out a new iPhone display this month.
Sources familiar with the matter say that Apple will be holding an event on Wednesday, September 12th. It is likely that is when the next iPhone will be announced.
Macotakara has video of the purported iPhone 5 assembly, giving us the first glimpse of what this enlarged iPhone may look and feel like in the hand.
Chinese supplier iLab Factory has published photos of a fully-assembled device that's said to be the next-generation iPhone.
Reuters is reporting that the next iPhone will indeed have a new, smaller 19-pin dock connector port.
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Apple is reportedly planning a thinner screen for its next iPhone.
TechCrunch is reporting that a new 19-pin dock connector port will make its debut on Apple's next iPhone.