Apple's much awaited iPhone 5 will launch on October 4 and Apple's new Chief Executive Tim Cook will lead the show, All Things Digital, a technology website reports. It said that the new iPhone itself would go on sale "within a few weeks" of the announcement.
The iPhone 5 is a significant product in pipeline for Apple. The Smartphone market is becoming increasingly competitive with many devices running Google's Android software offering budget and feature rich solutions.
Apple's current iPhone 4 had a shaky start with antenna issues upsetting many users, however it has held up to the competition. Some of the features rumored to be in Apple's Iphone 5 are:
- a new curvy, rounded, thinner, slimmer design with an aluminum back.
- Replacement of the home button with a virtual one to allow larger screen coverage
- 4-inch OLED type screen similar to iPhone 4
- Full HD 8MP Camera
- A5 dual core processor
- Incresed RAM to 1GB
- Storage may increase to 64GB.
The launch of the iPhone is important for many of Apple suppliers like Foxconn who are rumored to be making 150,000 iPhone 5 models in a day. Many iphone enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting its launch this year. Will it be worth the wait?