Posts Tagged ‘Apple iPhone 5’
Now iPhone 5 has been released at San Francisco, and the pre-order of the new device begins on September 14. The iPhone 5 will be available in Apple stores and at Apple resellers starting September 21. For those iPhone 4S users, do you know what exactly the difference between iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S?
Finally the iPhone 5 is coming, which is later more than a year since we first expected its coming last year. Rumors about the iPhone 5 have been flooded around for mothers. The media event today shows that the iPhone 5 is fully consistent with the prediction before.
Now everybody is waiting for the Apple media event, on which the new iPhone 5 will be released. The 6th generation of iPhone is believed to have a bigger screen and thinner body.
However, the pre-orders of iPhone 5 will not start at the same day as the release day. According to the resources of MacRumors, Apple sales support is being ramped up beginning at 6 am Eastern on Friday, with sustained large numbers of staff being ready for action throughout the day.
According to the research of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Apple’s new iPhone could contribute as much as a half a percentage point to U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter.
Apple officially sent out the invitation for a media event today. The event will be hold at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco at 10 am on September 12.
According to a “trusted AT&T source”, Apple is planning on having the new iPhone (iPhone 5) shipped by September 21st, 2012, with pre-orders beginning September 12th, the same day we’ve heard the Apple event for the device will take place.
It is said that AT&T is gearing up for an all-out approach to selling the next Apple handset, noting that the company plans to keep “an all-hands-on-deck policy in place for employees that will extend through to the middle of October”. Also AT&T has been forced to reschedule a large training event due to a “huge announcement”.
In recent months, all kinds of rumors about the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S were in flood. Everyone is guessing when the new iPhone would come out. Finally Apple tells us the release date is October 4th today.
Today Apple issued media invitations for a special iPhone event to be held next Tuesday, October 4th at the company’s Town Hall auditorium at its headquarters in Cupertino, California. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.
The invitations for the event carry the tagline “Let’s talk iPhone” and depict iOS icons for Calendar, Clock, Maps, and Phone.
Now nearly all resources point that Apple will unveil the next iPhone a few weeks later. Yesterday, J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz said that Apple might show us two new iPhone models.
The article, posted on Fortune, said that Apple is poised to release two new iPhone models, a slimmer model Apple will call the iPhone 5 and an improved version of the iPhone 4 called iPhone 4-plus. The analyst expects the iPhone 5 to be a “world phone” device with GSM and CDMA support, while the iPhone 4-plus will target the midrange of the market, as well as China.
According to the report of AppleInsider, which quotes a person familiar with Apple’s AppleCare customer service call centers, Apple call center is expecting a large influx of iOS-related support calls beginning Monday, October 10th
Obviously this indicates that Apple will release iOS 5 to current users on that day.
That person told AppleInsider that his local AppleCare call center expects an eightfold increase in customer calls on that day, and that staff are being advised ahead of time for the increased traffic.
According to another report of BGR, Apple is planning to release the beta 8 of iOS 5 to developers on September 16th. After a week, a golden master version is believed to be released “on or around” September 23rd. And the golden master version is very likely to be loaded onto the already-assembled iPhone 5 hardware currently waiting for final software in China.
France Telecom CEO Stéphane Richard has reportedly claimed that the iPhone 5 appears set to debut on October 15th. As the top executive of a major iPhone partner Richard would be more likely to have accurate information than most. So you should get ready for the coming of iPhone 5 and iOS 5.
According to the news of This is my next, a Best Buy location that’s been scheduled to have a mysterious “Apple fixture” installed on Friday, October 21st. And managers is requested to be on-hand at 6AM is out of the ordinary (they usually show up at 7AM for inventory) on that day. And that a similar arrangement was scheduled for the iPhone 4 launch.
According to the Spring Feed, Sprint has sent a memo to all the employees to tell them how to deal with the question about the iPhone 5. Obviously they had been asked a lot about if they will carry the iPhone, or when the iPhone 5 will be released.
We have reported that Sprint will introduce the iPhone 5 together with AT&T, Verizon and even T-Mobile. This news comes from The Wall Street Journal. But so far, neither Sprint nor Apple have confirmed or denied this.