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Apple gears up for iPhone event on 4 October

Apple has started sending out invites to an iPhone event to be held at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California on 4 October.The event is widely expected to be to the unveiling of the iPhone 5, which has been rumoured for a 4 October launch.

Apple has started sending out invites to an iPhone event to be held at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California on 4 October.

The event is widely expected to be to the unveiling of the iPhone 5, which has been rumoured for a 4 October launch.

ZDNet UK sister-site CNET News received an invite to the event on Tuesday, however, the iPhone 5 was not specifically mentioned.

According to recent rumours, Apple is expected to be launching two new iPhone models, a lower-cost iPhone 4G S and the iPhone 5 at a higher price-point.

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