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iPhone 5 Announcement 'Just Weeks Away'


The New York Times' Nick Bilton weighs in during the lead-up to the iPhone 5 introduction, unsurprisingly noting that an announcement is "just weeks away".
We’re just weeks away from the announcement of the new Apple iPhone 5, according to an Apple employee who asked not to be named because he was not allowed to speak publicly for the company.
The report goes on to reference the Case-Mate cases that briefly appeared today, sharing that the design is very similar to what has been described by anonymous Apple employees.
From descriptions I’ve heard of the new iPhone from Apple employees, the images seemed potentially authentic.
There has been considerable debate for months now about whether the iPhone 5 will represent a truly updated form factor, an iPhone 4-like refresh focusing on internal upgrades, or perhaps both.

Bilton echoes a number of previous claims that the next-generation iPhone will receive an upgraded 8-megapixel camera, up from 5 megapixels in the iPhone 4. Also mentioned is the possibility of near-field communication (NFC) technology for payments, a topic Bilton addressed earlier this year, but it is apparently still unclear whether NFC will arrive in the iPhone 5 or iPhone 6. More recent claims have suggested that the iPhone 5 will not offer NFC capabilities.

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66 months ago
It's been weeks away for weeks away now. :confused:
Rating: 72 Votes
66 months ago
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that its weeks away.
Rating: 69 Votes
66 months ago
Iphone 6 is just a year and months away!
Rating: 35 Votes
66 months ago
They sure go out on a limb, eh?

They also let us know NFC may or may not be included. What a bold statement.
Rating: 33 Votes
66 months ago
This is by far the dumbest iPhone 5 rumor yet.
Rating: 28 Votes
66 months ago
WEEKS?!?!?:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Rating: 25 Votes
66 months ago
I am going to email the Times right now and tell them I have info that indicates the iPhone will sell millions of units. Will they publish me also?
Rating: 21 Votes
66 months ago
Really?
This just in, the iPhone 5 may have phone functionality. If he doesn't have a date, why on earth should the paper publish him? And why should we waste ours time reading what he writes?
Rating: 20 Votes
66 months ago

They sure go out on a limb, eh?

They also let us know NFC may or may not be included. What a bold statement.


Don't take my word for it, but I'm pretty sure LTE may or may not be included in the iPhone 5 as well.
Rating: 11 Votes
66 months ago
"Just weeks away"

im done
Rating: 10 Votes

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