Apple unveiled iOS 7 firmware back in June at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2013. The firmware has not yet been released for the public, Apple has only seeded beta versions to developers up till now. In the first week of August iOS 7 beta 5 was seeded for developers, BGR claims to have heard from sources that the next beta will be released to developers in the coming week. Their source also says that GM build, after which the public release comes, is going to drop on September 5th.

This particular source has a proven track record regarding iOS 7 beta releases, so even if there’s no confirmation regarding iOS 7 beta release schedule, we have to weigh in this possibility. The exact day of release has not been revealed, but it is believed that iOS 7 beta 6 is likely to be released on Monday, if previous release windows are taken into account. Gold Master or GM build is expected on September 5th for Apple employees and its partners and if any major bugs are not found, it is possible that the public release of iOS 7 might take place next month. Apple is rumored to launch iOS 7 for the public after it launches the next generation iPhone, which is expected to happen on September 10th.

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