iPhone 5 Release Date Leaked

Mark your calendar for September 12th for an announcement by Apple, and the 21st for the date the new smartphone is expected to be available.  However, neither date has been confirmed by Apple at this point.

 Is this the new iPhone 5?

The new Passbook app which is a major piece of Apple’s new iOS 6, will allow handling of movie tickets, coupons, and boarding passes, among other items.  As more sensitive data is stored within the iPhone, it seems that a higher level of security will be necessary. There is speculation that Apple’s latest version of the device could include fingerprint security.

Various sources claim the iPhone 5 will feature a larger, 4-inch screen. Digitimes quotes the source as saying that Apple is expanding the screen size “to support the tablet PC market as the vendor only has a 9.7-inch iPad in the market.”

Stay tuned for more details as they become available.

Photo and quote courtesy of Techradar dot com

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Comments

  1. I’m so excited my contract renewal is in October so it will be perfect timing!

  2. I just got the 4S, but when one of the renewals is up on my plan I will for sure upgrade to this. I use my phone all the time, when away from home and if upgrading this means I don’t have to look at buying an ipad I am there.

  3. I’m SO excited for this, as soon as it comes out I’m getting one!

  4. I love my iPhone–I’m thinking about upgrading when this one comes out!

  5. Richard Hicks says:

    this is really good news to know. Love my iphone and can hardly wait til it comes out

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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