New Delhi: Apple has sent out media invites to an event slated for September 12. With the date of the announcement of the iPhone 5 almost confirmed, the point of interest is the launch date of the handset. A recent report by GottaBeMobile has backed the numerous rumours that Apple will launch the handset on September 21, nine days after the announcement.
As per the report, the author Josh Smith states, "The iPhone 5 release date is September 21st. A trusted source familiar with Apple's iPhone shipping plans confirmed plans for the iPhone 5 to arrive on the doorsteps of customers on Friday the 21st for the first to complete iPhone 5 pre-orders. Our source tells GottaBeMobile that Apple notified shippers to expect mass shipments of the iPhone 5 on September 21st and shippers are taking steps to make sure enough staff are on hand for the large number of deliveries."
The website also states that costumers will get shipment notifications earlier than the launch date but deliveries are required to take place on the launch date itself, September 21.
In a related report by Geeky Gadgets, those interested in preordering the iPhone 5 will need to wait just for two days after the announcement is made. The report states, "Yesterday we heard some rumors that the iPhone 5 release date would be the 21st of September, and now we have received some information from a source that has confirmed that Apple will release the iPhone 5
11:43 AM, Sep 09, 2012