Rumor time - Apple to release iPhone 5 on September 7

Summary:The iPhone 5 will land on September 7th, and will com pre-loaded with iOS 5, or at least that's what The International Business Times says.

The iPhone 5 will land on September 7th, and will com pre-loaded with iOS 5, or at least that's what The International Business Times says.

Here's the meat of the 'rumor.'It's a little over two more months of agonizing wait for iPhone fans. The latest buzz in the market is that Apple will release the much-awaited iPhone 5 in the first week of September, and some tech websites have gone ahead to make the prediction that the device will arrive on September 7.

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The iPhone 5 will come pre-loaded with the iOS 5, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. Apple fans were dejected that the tech giant broke with tradition this year and refrained from saying anything about the next generation iPhone in its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

I want to go on record saying that this is one of the lamest Apple rumors I've come across in a while. There seems to be no substance to the story beyond IB Times picking this date because 'some tech websites have gone ahead to make the prediction.' Personally, I think the date could be any work day in September (or August/October for that matter ...). I can see nothing special about this date

So, when do YOU thing that the iPhone 5 will be released? Let's kick off an iPhone 5 launch day prediction pool. There are no prizes other than the satisfaction of knowing you were right while I was wrong, but that's enough bragging rights, right?

By the way, I have no insider info on when the iPhone 5 is due out. If anything, the rumors I'm getting are all over the place, making it very confusing.

Here's my prediction - September 15th.

Your turn!

Topics: Smartphones, Apple, Hardware, iPhone, Mobility

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