Rumors of an upcoming iPhone 5 release have been running rampant in the blogosphere. Apple will reportedly debut the new iPhone, alongside the iPad mini and the new iPod nano, at a special event on Sept. 12, according to the blog iMore.
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U.K.-based newspaper, The Guardian also reported a released date of "mid-September."
Further boosting buzz, Apple has previously referred to a mysterious "fall event."
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Recently, leaked photos of the iPhone 5 popped up all over the Internet, tantalizing Apple fanboys. Check out the gallery below for the most complete shots come from Lab Factory, a repair shop that may have access to early prototypes of the new iPhone. Pics of components purported to be part of the phone, as well as a fully assembled case, have also surfaced online.
Apple’s last iPhone release was the iPhone 4S on Oct. 4, 2011.
Take a look at the video above for more details on the rumors.
Is This the Next iPhone?
Photo courtesy Lab Factory
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