Parts of the upcoming iPhone “5″ which will most likely be introduced on September 12, continue to surface. These last photos which were highlighted by Apple.pro [Google translation] showing what appears to be the most completely assembled front panel seen yet. Above you can see an assembled front panel complete with LCD frame, front camera, and home button. After the break you can find more closeups showing flex cables for display, front camera and home button. » Photos Of “iPhone 5″ Front Panel With Home Button, Front Camera & Shielding Installed
Apple journalist Jim Dalrymple has posted a cryptic message suggesting that Apple will hold two separate media events this fall for the new iPhone and iPad mini. The message was written in response to a theory by John Gruber of Daring Fireball, in this post: » Possible Two Separate Apple Media Events for New iPhone & iPad Mini
The latest rumors say that Apple is ditching the 30-pin connector that’s been used since the release of the iPod in 2001 for a smaller, space-saving connector. Apple is reportedly releasing an adapter that will allow customers to use their old peripherals. Now, for the first time we get a look at what is allegedly the dock cord that will come with the next iPhone. » The iPhone 5 Mini Dock USB Cable?
As the launch date of the ‘iPhone 5′ comes closer and closer, more rumors and leaks enter the web as well. UBreakiFix received photos of the full front panel of the so called ‘iPhone 5′. It’s nothing too special, but we haven’t seen photos of the rumored 4″ touchscreen until now.
iMore wrote that Apple is planning to debut the new iPhone at a special event on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, with the release date to follow 9 days later on Friday, September 21. This information comes from sources who have proven accurate in the past. » Apple iPhone 5 & iPad Mini Event On September 12, iPhone 5 Release Date On September 21
9to5mac has been able to pull data from iPhone prototypes and after investigation they believe that the next generation iPhones will have Near Field Communication (NFC) controllers directly connected to the power management unit (PMU). With the recently announced PassBook application Apple will be set to compete with Google Wallet and the similar service Microsoft unveiled last week. » Next-Generation iPhones Will Get NFC Chips For Mobile Payments
9to5mac posted some images of a comparison between the black and white versions of the next-generation iPhone back. “The black and white coloring is, of course, a trim, and a large portion of the back – as you can see – is made out of metal. We are unsure at this point what purpose this metal serves (or if it is just a stylistic addition), but the metal is definitely present in all of our photos of the device’s back.” Check out more pictures after the break, showing the next-generation iPhone frame & a black next-generation iPhone front glass. » Photos: Black & White Next Generation Metal iPhone Backs, Mini-dock, Taller Screen & Moved Earphone Jack