Those of you who own an iPhone 4, heave a sigh of relief. You need not suffer long queues outside this year to pick up a new iteration of the smartphone from Cupertino, since word on the street has it that the iPhone 5 is slated to enter production sometime in September, at least according to analysts at Avian Securities. It requires some time for the entire production operations to enter into full swing, so expect the iPhone 5 to debut next year at the earliest, or it might even be 2013 if things do not turn out right. Now that would be quite a lag in terms of iPhone releases, something which has never been experienced before since it used to be more or less an annual affair where a new iPhone is concerned. That ought to give its Android rivals more than ample time to develop newer and better (and that has already happened) hardware which would leave the iPhone 4 in the dust. Something tells us that the iPhone 5 is going to be an LTE device – it cannot afford not to have that feature if it were to compete with the rest a couple of years down the road.
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