iphone-5-inch-screen-analystAccording to the rumor mill, the next-generation iPhone, the purported iPhone 5S, could be seeing a launch in Q3 2013. However according to a new rumor, the iPhone 5S could be launched a little bit earlier instead. This rumor comes from Japanese website, MacFan.jp who claims that the phone could be officially announced at a special event which will be held on a Thursday on the 20th of June. This is probably the most specific announcement date we’ve heard yet, especially since previous rumors could only provide a rough timeframe. The rumor goes on to state that the phone will go up for sale in early July, which is typical of Apple who usually releases their products within a couple of weeks of their announcement.

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So what about the Q3 date then? Is that a complete bust? Well maybe not so. As you might have heard, Apple is working on a low-budget iPhone as well and according to MacFan, August (which is in Q3) is when Apple could be taking the wraps off their low-budget iPhone which has been designed for emerging and pre-paid markets. We suggest you take this with a grain of salt for now, but what do you guys make of this?

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4"
  • 1136x640
  • IPS LCD
  • 326 PPI
8 MP
  • f/2.2 Aperture
1560 mAh
    1GB RAM
    • A7
    • None
    Price
    ~$155 - Amazon
    Weight
    112 g
    Launched in
    2013-09-01
    Storage (GB)
    • 16
    • 32
    • 64
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