iPhone 5 Release Date Revealed, iPhone is Getting a Makeover

iPhone 5 release date is September 21, 2012, this is according to the latest iPhone 5 rumor by TechCrunch citing a trusted Verizon employee.

According to the report, iPhone 5 will be introduced on September 12 before it hits the market on September 21.

The iPhone release date rumor strengthened BGR reported over the weekend that the carrier was planning to launch the sixth generation iPhone during the third or fourth week of September. iMore, on the other hand, published the rumor that Apple is set to start taking pre-orders of the iPhone 5, “at least in the US,” from Sept. 12.

The iPhone 5 rumors started a year ago when Bloomberg reported that the new version of the iPhone, called iPhone 5, will have a faster A5 processor, an 8-megapixel camera, and support for iOS 5.

The photo above is one of the most convincing iPhone 5 image leaks and it was picked up by 9to5Mac. The technology site reported that they were sent the images of the back of the iPhone 5, a new design with some similarities to the iPhone 4 except for two major changes. First is the camera. The camera of the iPhone 5 is rumored to have been moved to a more central location. The height of the screen is slightly elongated to 3.99 inches because of the adjustment while the width is the same as the previous iPhone.

[Photo Credit: 9to5 Mac]

Secondly, the leaked images appear to have a smaller connector/charging port. According to Technology blog TechCrunch, the new mini connector will downsize from the current 30-pin port to a 19-pin port suggesting that Apple was reducing the size of the iPhone 5 connector to provide space for extra spec.

There’s also another rumor saying that Apple is developing a mass-market version of the iPhone to be sold in a much cheaper price in developing countries.

Video courtesy of aatima studio

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