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Rumor has it that Apple's iPhone 5 is slated to hit stores sometime in September. An unveiling is supposedly scheduled for September 12th with the retail launch set for September 21st, CNET reports.
A number of other rumors are also making rounds on the Internet. Among them:
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- Apple is negotiating with Korean carriers to provide the iPhone 5 through their 4G LTE networks, as reported by the Korea Times.
- Sharp, which is the company responsible for producing the iPhone screens says it will begin shipments in August - information that was unveiled recently during a press release in Tokyo.
- The iPhone, along with other products in the iOS family will come with a smaller dock connector, according to reports from Reuters and iMore.
- Sales of the new iPhone are estimated at around 26-28 million in Apple's September quarter says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, as reported by CNET.
- iPhone 5 redesign: the new iPhone may be designed with an entirely different form factor than that which is already seen in existing versions, the Wall Street Journal reports.
- The iPhone 5 may not be called the iPhone 5 according to many reports, though there doesn't seem to be much speculation as to what it may be dubbed instead.
- The iPhone screen will be thinner and utilize in-cell technology, which combines touch sensors into the LCD, according to reports from Boston.com and CNET.
- Additionally, many sources are speculating that the next iPhone will have a bigger screen size.
- Siri will be multilingual upon the release of Apple's new operating system in the fall, CNET says.
Whether these predictions, which have been making rounds in the tech news world all summer, will come true is still up in the air as Apple has officially neither confirmed nor denied any of them. It's likely that many more rumors will abound as the public anxiously awaits the new iPhone release date. As the details firm up and Latinos Post learns more about what consumers can expect, we'll make sure to keep our readers updated and in the loop as we ourselves anticipate Apples next-gen offering.