Apple to unveil next-gen iPhone on September 12

“Apple Inc. is preparing to introduce the next version of the iPhone on Sept. 12 in what will be a design overhaul of its top-selling product, according to two people with knowledge of the company’s plans,” Adam Satariano reports for Bloomberg. “The planned September debut was reported earlier by iMore, a technology news website.”

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John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD, “iMore was first to report that the company has scheduled a special event for September 12, and now we’ve confirmed it as well. Sources tell AllThingsD that Apple is currently planning an event for the week of September 9th, with Wednesday being the date on which it will likely be held. And while we haven’t yet confirmed the event’s focus, history suggests it will indeed be the new iPhone.”

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Poornima Gupta reports for Reuters, “Apple Inc. is gearing up to unveil a new product at a major September 12 event, a source familiar with the plan said, presaging the long-awaited launch of the redesigned iPhone.”

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Dante D’Orazio reports for The Verge, “It looks like we’ll be seeing what Apple has up its sleeves come Wednesday, September 12th. Our own sources familiar with the matter have confirmed that date.”

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Even Nick Wingfiled reports for the lately rather late New York Times tabloid, “Apple will hold an event for the new device on Sept. 12, according to a person with knowledge of its plans who didn’t want to be identified.”

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But, all of it means pretty much diddly squat until The Bearded One hath spoken and spoken he hath: “Yep,” Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop.

So, there you have it, written in stone, mark your Calendars, bet the house, and take it to the bank: Apple’s next-gen iPhone will be reveled on September 12th with the first wave release happening on September 21st!

MacDailyNews Note: Our source also confirms the next-gen iPhone event will take place during the “week of September 9th with launch date shortly thereafter.”

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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    1. Plenty of people. I have someone waiting to buy mine which is an Apple Factory unlocked in white, with 6 months warranty on it left. No contract to worry about either.

  1. Seems like everyone and their grandparents has a source nowadays. Maybe I shld get one myself.

    And pls correct me if I’m wrong, but I can’t remember a time before Steve’s passing where there’s been so much “confirmed” info about an Apple product launch.

  2. It has been confirmed. A reliable source has told me that on Apple’s September 12 event they will be announcing a completely new iDevice for release sometime later to make it easier to invent new Olympic sports, such as men’s synchronized jumping. The device is said to be called iTrampoline. Samsung is planning to announce on September 10 its own Galaxy Tab Bounce Up.

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