iPhone 5 Release Date: Verizon Wireless Says It Might be in Fall?
Jul 20, 2012 01:31 PM EDT
All this speculation over the iPhone 5's new features and yet we don't even have a specific date of release. The rumors of its release in August have been pretty consistent in the tech world. The rumor goes that Apple is moving the release date of the iPhone 5 to August instead of November in light of the highly successful sales of Samsung's Galaxy S3. However, Thursday night Verizon Wireless suggested that the phone might come out this fall, does that mean September?
As the company declared its financial reports, Francis J. Shammo, the CFO told analyst that many customers were holding back on upgrades because "There is always that Rumor Mill out there with a new phone coming out in the fourth quarter. And so people may be waiting," as reported by computerworld.com.
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In the end, all that's been said about the iPhone 5 is all speculations and calculated guessing. It is important that Apple has not even mentioned the creation of iPhone 5 let alone its release date. However, this hasn't stopped people from predicting.
The humdrum is increasing around the iPhone 5: when will it be released? How will it be better from its predecessor? The Wall Street Journal released reports claiming inside information that the phone will flaunt a thinner body, wider screen and a new touch-screen technology.
According to the report, the latest iPhone screen will contain a new in-cell design in which the touch-screen sensors are embedded within the LCD screen, the new technology allows for higher quality graphics. The technology also permits the body of the phone to be more slender than its predecessor.
The reports coincide with the buzzing word that the greatest and most obvious change to the next generation Apple smartphone is likely to be its screen. Earlier this week, a Taiwanese blog called apple.pro allegedly leaked photos of the much talked about smartphone. The photo shows the alleged iPhone 5 to be slightly longer that its predecessor, iPhone 4S.
The iPhone 4 has a screen of 3.5, but Samsung's Galaxy S3, whose sky rocketing popularity is prompting the alleged early release of the new iPhone has a screen of 4.8 inches. The Washington Post reports, "It's likely that Apple's going to pump up the screen size. But, since Apple is a company that prizes usability, it's unlikely that the phone will get too big for the majority of consumers to use one-handed."
Tech websiteYouKnowMobile.com says that it learned from a reliable source that Apple is likely to announce the arrival of its much talked about smartphone - iPhone 5 on August 7. Last Week, rumors that Chinese e-commerce websites was accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 5.pple claims infringed on its patent designs
The two have been engaged in a heated tussle over patent issues involving Samsung's Galaxy Tablet that A It is to be noted that Apple has not yet released any statement about the iPhone 5. The behavior is typical for the tech giant, which often refrains from commenting on speculations about any of its products. In the end the company is noted for doing things on its own terms.