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  • WSJ: iPhone 5S and 5C to Debut Together Next Month


    As we get perilously close to the anticipated September 10th Apple media event, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday that September will, indeed, provide our first look at both the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

    There is no new information about the devices contained in today's report, but the "confirmation" of both models being introduced next month clears up a major mystery for some. In recent weeks, speculation has loomed large that the iPhone 5C (the plastic iPhone) would be launched separately from the debut of its big brother, the iPhone 5S.

    Although the WSJ report doesn't guarantee that both devices will be unveiled on September 10th, it's highly unlikely that Apple would hold two media events in one month for the same product category.

    Apple's suppliers in Asia started mass-producing components in June for both a standard iPhone featuring a metal casing and a lower-cost version, people who work at those companies said.
    As of this writing, Foxconn is believed to be under orders to prepare the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C for shipments in early September.

    Source: WSJ
    This article was originally published in forum thread: WSJ: iPhone 5S and 5C to Debut Together Next Month started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 12 Comments
    1. ThatOneProfile's Avatar
      ThatOneProfile -
      This was confirmed over 48 hours ago.
    1. politicalslug's Avatar
      politicalslug -
      Nothing is confirmed until Apple announces it themselves. It's that simple. If, hypothetically, Samsung's LCD factories all blow up simultaneously then Apple will no doubt have a contingency and the iPad mini retina will suddenly become the iPad mini S, with updated internals and the same old screen. I'm just giving an example. Point is, nothing is certain until Apple says it is. All these unconfirmed (by the actual maker of the product, Apple) reports are just guesses, nothing more. I don't care if these people play golf with Tim Cook everyday, it doesn't mean they know what's going to happen.
    1. EVO's Avatar
      EVO -
      I'm getting both!
    1. ThatOneProfile's Avatar
      ThatOneProfile -
      Quote Originally Posted by politicalslug View Post
      Nothing is confirmed until Apple announces it themselves. It's that simple. If, hypothetically, Samsung's LCD factories all blow up simultaneously then Apple will no doubt have a contingency and the iPad mini retina will suddenly become the iPad mini S, with updated internals and the same old screen. I'm just giving an example. Point is, nothing is certain until Apple says it is. All these unconfirmed (by the actual maker of the product, Apple) reports are just guesses, nothing more. I don't care if these people play golf with Tim Cook everyday, it doesn't mean they know what's going to happen.
      Nobody here cares. If you looked at the past you can see rumors up until a month or so are accurate. So how about you take your inaccurate statement and leave the forum?
    1. jose060789's Avatar
      jose060789 -
      So I guess the iPhone 5C is the actual iPhone mini that has been rumored all this time?
    1. DaLsim's Avatar
      DaLsim -
      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...

      Quote Originally Posted by EVO View Post
      I'm getting both!
      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...
    1. xhazex9x's Avatar
      xhazex9x -
      Quote Originally Posted by politicalslug View Post
      Nothing is confirmed until Apple announces it themselves. It's that simple. If, hypothetically, Samsung's LCD factories all blow up simultaneously then Apple will no doubt have a contingency and the iPad mini retina will suddenly become the iPad mini S, with updated internals and the same old screen. I'm just giving an example. Point is, nothing is certain until Apple says it is. All these unconfirmed (by the actual maker of the product, Apple) reports are just guesses, nothing more. I don't care if these people play golf with Tim Cook everyday, it doesn't mean they know what's going to happen.
      You're wrong shutup and get over it most rumors right before release are true so cry about it
    1. Adrian97c's Avatar
      Adrian97c -
      Quote Originally Posted by DaLsim View Post
      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...



      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...
      Wow iph4? The 4S is so much faster. I gave mine to my wife when the iph5 JB came out... I always upgrade when a new JB comes out as I always fear it will be the last JB for the newest device.
    1. quidam_brujah's Avatar
      quidam_brujah -
      'Perilously close'

      Thanks to the US subsidy system, I'm buying a new one as long as I can sell my old one for the subsidized upgrade price.
    1. bigboyz's Avatar
      bigboyz -
      Guess who leaks this stuff? Apple. You can only be so mysterious before people start NOT to care. Leaking a bit here and a bit there keeps us salivating. Been working since 2007 for me :]
    1. Venom1234's Avatar
      Venom1234 -
      Quote Originally Posted by EVO View Post
      I'm getting both!
      Clearly you're a loser.

      Quote Originally Posted by DaLsim View Post
      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...



      I'm getting none! Im still holding on my iphone4 till Crapple, bring the WoW in iphone once again...
      Which will most likely be never.
    1. Mariousmc's Avatar
      Mariousmc -
      Why does your 1st and 3rd paragraph contradict each other??