“With customers holding off purchases in anticipation of Apple’s next iPhone, an expected September launch is forecast to provide a significant boost for the company’s current quarter, with sales reaching as high as 10 million in just one week,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“Following the news that invitations for an event next Wednesday had been sent out by Apple, analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray issued a note to investors in which he said a September launch window could have iPhone sales for the current quarter exceed Wall Street expectations,” Hughes reports. “Market watchers generally expect that Apple will report sales of between 22 million and 23 million iPhones in the September quarter. But a launch of the next iPhone this month could push total sales as high as 28 million, Munster said.”

Hughes reports, “Munster believes Apple could sell a total of between 6 million and 10 million new iPhones in the final week of September, barring potential supply issues.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Every iPhone model released has set the all-time smartphone sales record. We expect iPhone 5 to do the same.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]