View Poll Results: When will Apple announce AND release the next iPhone?
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They will announce it in June and release it within 2-3 weeks.
They will announce it in June and release it this fall
They will announce AND release it this fall.
- 06-04-2012, 07:44 PM #26
As much as I'd love it sooner rather than later, I'm pretty sure we'll be stuck until later this year. Probably a bit closer than October, but not June or July.
I feel like they should at least hint some new resolution support for developers or something though.
- 06-04-2012, 08:18 PM #27
- 06-04-2012, 11:17 PM #28
- 06-06-2012, 11:45 AM #29
- 06-08-2012, 05:22 AM #30
- 06-08-2012, 06:23 PM #31
- 06-08-2012, 06:26 PM #32
- 06-08-2012, 06:41 PM #33
I should have wrote iOS 6 beta 1.
And people shouldn't assume the iPhone 5 will come out in October either, remember, Apple has never really had a set amount of time for beta testing. We know the situation in Japan had to delay things, and there was the whole cloud thing Apple had to get going, there is no reason Apple couldn't be ready by September as it would still give 3 months for beta testing iOS 6.
- 06-08-2012, 06:54 PM #34
- 06-09-2012, 09:34 PM #35
Based on the price drops on some retails for the iPhone and all these leaks, it feels like they could announce it this week, I hope they do, but it probably will be like last year. Show off the new iOS, then have another event in the fall for the release of the new update alongside new hardware.
All I know is I'm itching to switch to the iPhone. The camera, display, ecosystem, and battery life are what I'm really looking forward to having with a new iPhone. I'm crossing my fingers for them to announce it this week, but I won't hold my breath.
- 06-09-2012, 10:11 PM #36
I can definitely see it being at least announced for maybe an October release ala the 4S... every iPhone after the original EDGE version other than the 4S was announced at WWDC so why all of a sudden is there such skepticism this time around? That and the fact that every major feature about Mountain Lion has been talked about and revealed makes it even more likely IMO.
- 06-09-2012, 10:14 PM #37
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We shall know by tomorrow
- 06-10-2012, 10:15 AM #39
- 06-10-2012, 10:38 AM #40
But anyways, Palm (and HP) showed why you don't announce products 6 months in advance (or in the coming months). People lose interest in the new product. Apple wants to hype the new iphone and then deliver on that hype quickly.
In the past Apple had a software event followed by a hardware event in which the hardware is released in a few weeks. With the new ipad, preorders followed the announcement. I will say though that iOS 6 wouldn't seem to need a beta stretching to Oct. Also there's the mini ipad monkey wrench. You'd think they'd want to find a time to release and talk about that by itself such as Oct/Nov along with iOS 6.1.
So i'm guessing a month or two for the beta. Iphone 5 event in august maybe. Let's not forget that launch day iphone 4 buyers are at 2 years this month. My sister, for example, is out of contract this month and her extended apple care expires. It's safe to say she's getting antsy for a new phone.
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