Mid-September iPhone 5 Launch Looking Almost Certain

The old saying of “there’s no smoke without fire” is becoming more and more applicable to the rumours of iPhone 5 release dates.

Just yesterday a second independent report pinned the next generation model’s release date at September 21st, and now several more sources have confirmed the same. What’s more, the September 12th has been confirmed by none other than AllThingsD, who has an impressive track record of gaining insider information on all things Apple.

The tech news website writes;

“Apple hasn’t yet officially announced the fall event at which it is expected to debut the next iteration of the iPhone, but it’s definitely planning one.

iMore was first to report that the company has scheduled a special event for Wednesday, September 12, and now we’ve confirmed it as well. Sources tell AllThingsD that Apple is currently planning an event for that week. And while we haven’t yet confirmed its focus, history suggests it will indeed be the new iPhone.”

Further to their confirmation, The Verge, another huge tech news site, has also been able to confirm the same date for Apple’s unveiling with several of its sources;

“The rumor cycle this time around for the next iPhone has been a bit unusual — multiple leaks have all depicted the exact same components — but it looks like we’ll be seeing what Apple has up its sleeves come Wednesday, September 12th. Our own sources have confirmed that date, and multiple websites have similar reports as well.”

That makes three confirmations of an Apple media event taking place on Wednesday, September 12th, where the next generation iPhone, or iPhone 5, will be announced. iMore’s report of the iPad Mini and a 7th generation iPod Nano also being announced on the same day have not been confirmed, however.

It’s all good news for Apple fans, who have been forced to put up with an avalanche of Android-related news as both Samsung and HTC have launched iPhone rivals recently in the form of the Galaxy SIII and One X respectively. Something new isn’t as far away as we thought it would be.

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