The iPhone 5S, Apple's bests selling handset to date, going neck-to-neck with the like of Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8), but now all attention has diverted to the upcoming iPhone 6 release date.
If the launch of the previous generation iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C is anything to go by, Apple's forthcoming iPhone 6 will likely make its debut sometime in September of this year. However, some rumors suggest the device to land in August, a month earlier than predicted launch.
The highly-awaited iPhone 6 might get released on September 19, according to a report out of Germany. Deutsche Telekom has been reportedly telling its customers that the iPhone 6 will hit the retail stores on Friday, September 19.
Although Apple has not made a single statement around the iPhone 6 release date so far, Germany-based Deutsche Telekom reportedly instructed its call center representatives to tell customers that the much hyped iPhone 6 will be made available starting September 19, Apfelpage.de, a Germany-based website reported.
Apple usually launches new iPhone models on Friday, and this year, Sept. 19 falls on that day of the week. Last year, the existing iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c went on sale on Sept. 20.
If Apple sticks with its recent release schedule strategy, the company will unveil iOS 8 at its keynote presentation next Monday ( June 2), while the anticipated "iPhone 6" will be announced in September, about a week and a half before the product will go on sale, according to Apple Insider.
In the meantime, Macfixit Australia has obtained the back cover for the purported 4.7-inch iPhone 6. While there is no way to confirm the shell's authenticity, it does match many of the mockups that we've seen and has the distinct antenna breaks on the top and bottom as well as a circular cutout for the LED flash.
Apple is rumored to bring two iPhone models this fall: one with a 4.7-inch display and the other with a 5.5-inch screen. The 4.7-inch iPhone might get released in September of this year. Both phones are expected to pack a 1704 x 960 resolution display, an A8 processor, an improved camera and 4G LTE.
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Apple iPhone 6 Tipped To Arrive in September
While we've heard lots of predictions of the iPhone 6 launch date, there have been no specific dates, until now. German carrier Deutsche Telekom will reportedly stock new iPhone on September 19. Well, we can't certain that rumor is true, but it seems like a solid guess.
At the same time, some analysts have suggested that Apple may launch the iPhone 6 at this year's WWDC event, which Apple has announced will kick off on 2 June.
Foxconn to build New iPhone 6 Models
Foxconn is expected to produce both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch variants of the next-gen iPhone, according to a report from DigiTimes( via Apple Insider). The report further claims that Foxconn's plants in Zhengzhou, China, are expected to begin supplying the 4.7-inch model in July, while the production of the 5.5-inch variant may begin in August of this year.
Apple iPhone 6 To Come With 64-bit CPU
The iPhone 5 and 5s were the first phones to come with Apple's 64-bit processor, the company's A7 chip. And now according to rumors, the tech giant is may include a super fast 20-nanometer quad-core, 64-bit A8 processor in its next-generation smartphone, likely to be called iPhone 6.
Sapphire Crystal Display
Apple just recently opened a new manufacturing plant in Mesa, Arizona for producing sapphire crystal displays, which means the iPhone 6′s screen, could be much more durable and scratch resistant than current models.
Apple iPhone 6 To Sport 10MP Camera
A Chinese website IT168 Mobile had reported that the iPhone 6 could come with a large 10-megapixel imaging sensor with a f/1.8 aperture lens. The same report further claims that the iPhone 6 will feature a resin lens filter rather than the hybrid IR filter found on the iPhone 5s.