As attention turns to the imminent iPhone 5 release date Apple Stores in the UK have stopped staff taking holiday during the opening weeks of October all but confirming the handset's arrival
Adding to a comprehensive list of iPhone 5 rumours, Apple has reportedly told staff that the early part of October is now a holiday blackout period with those who have already booked time off having to cancel their plans in order to work what is expected to be a busy iPhone 5 release period.
Apple iPhone 5 Rumours: The full story
Numerous sources have confirmed over the past week that Apple is to officially announce the iPhone 5 release date at a product unveiling on October 4th. Whilst everything is far from confirmed it is believed the iPhone 5 will feature the same A5 dual-core processor as the current iPad 2 with a slimmer form factor landing alongside increased RAM and an improved 8-megapixel snapper.
Apple has yet to officially confirm these claims, or indeed when its much mooted next-generation smartphone will touch down. T3 has contacted Apple directly for conformation of these reports; stay tuned for the company’s official response.
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