MAKER OF SHINY TOYS Apple will apparently release its Iphone 5 in September with, unsurprisingly, a faster processor.
A report at Reuters quotes three people who have direct knowledge of the company's supply chain and said that the device will begin shipping in September. They added that it will have a faster processor than the Iphone 4.
Production for the fruit themed firm's latest smartphone will begin in July or August, according to the sources and the new device will remain mostly the same as the current Iphone 4 in terms of its looks.
As to when Apple will announce the Iphone 5 is anyone's guess. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is upcoming in June but this is supposedly going to be focused on software and operating systems.
The Iphone makes up a large part of Apple's revenue so it is an important product for the cappuccino company. However products like the Iphone rely heavily on components like the touchscreen and flash memory that Apple sources from Japan. The nuclear disaster on the other side of the globe could cause supply chain issues so we wouldn't be surprised if delays occur.
Apple is expected to announce a successful financial quarter today, thanks to the overwhelming popularity and demand for the Ipad 2. That saw hundreds of people queue for the device, which sold out within two days across the UK. µ