If you can hold your breath for three months, start doing so now: Bloomberg says that Apple
Estimates of the new iPhone's arrival are a dime a dozen, but Bloomberg has a history of nailing its Apple leaks, despite relying on anonymous sources. For example, Bloomberg correctly called the appearance of the mythical white iPhone 4 a few weeks early, and pegged the Verizon
The iPhone 5 is expected to look a lot like the iPhone 4, says Bloomberg's sources. The Apple-designed central processor will be faster, of course, while the camera gains detail. You'd expect no less from a next-generation smartphone, after all.
The report doesn't talk about shifting component suppliers, whether by omission or a genuine lack of news. Apple isn't in the habit of kicking out reliable suppliers on a whim, so I suppose it's safe to assume that Cirrus Logic
There's also no word on whether Apple will produce one Verizon-compatible model and one that works on the AT&T
So Bloomberg leaves unanswered most of the questions we really wanted to explore. Still, a September launch date with a vague outline of the device is better than nothing at all. Oxygen is overrated anyway.
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