iPhone 5 and iPad Mini launch date set for September 12?
30th Jul 2012 | 10:54
With both hitting stores 9 days later
According to iMore sources "who have proven accurate in the past", Apple is planning an early September launch for the sixth generation of iPhone and down-sized iPad tablet.
If Apple were to reveal the iPhone 5 on September 12 it would be almost a year since the iPhone 4S took to the stage, which fits nicely into the Cupetinio-based firm's annual product cycle.
We've heard various rumours mooting a launch at some point in September, and the suggestion that the iPhone 5 will go on sale on September 21 falls inline with another, albeit unknown, source giving this latest report a little more weight.
However the source which has provided this information is unknown and although there are claims it's provided correct information in the past, it's impossible to verify this – so you should take the news with the recommended dosage of salt.
As for the iPad Mini, it's still unclear if Apple is even producing a smaller tablet, but with the advent of the Kindle Fire and the Google Nexus 7 we can see why it may be considering a budget option.