The next-gen iPhone could land next month after all, reports suggest, despite a slew of rumours that Apple is delaying its arrival until August at the earliest.
Recently, evidence has been mounting that Cupertino is postponing the iPhone 5 due to labour and components shortages, prompting the updated handset to miss the June launch date when new models have arrived every year since 2007.
However, that’s been called into doubt today by a report from Electric Pig which reveals that Apple’s PR pimps are heavily lobbying high-profile UK journalists to come to June’s WWDC beano.
Not unreasonably, the site questions why the company’s press people are quite so keen for the elite press corps to attend if Apple hasn’t got something very big to show them. For instance, its latest all-singing, all-dancing smartphone, say…
News of developments comes amid the usual welter of speculation over the iPhone 5’s key features. Among the most likely-sounding to us, are that it’ll pack the same A5 processor that powers the iPad 2 and will be a smaller and lighter bit of kit all-round. We also think it’s a dead cert that US models will come with 4G support for lightning fast browsing.
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