“A recruiter for Foxconn’s growing Taiyuan plant may have inadvertently spoiled some of Appe’s 2012 iPhone plans,” Electronista reports.
“When interviewing with TV-Tokyo [past 6-minute mark], the staffer said the plant was explicitly hiring 18,000 workers ‘for the fifth-generation phone,'” Electronista reports. “He expected the phone to come out in June.”
Electronista reports, “The interview could… be a sign that Apple won’t wait until fall for its next revision and that the October release of the iPhone 4S was a singular exception rather than starting a new pattern.
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone is the iPhone 4S.
2nd-gen: iPhone 3G
3rd-gen: iPhone 3GS
4th-gen: iPhone 4
5th-gen: iPhone 4S
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]