iPhone 5 release date to be announced at Oct 4th event?

Recent report backed up, as Al Gore lets slip details

The eagerly awaited iPhone 5 release date is set to follow October 4th Apple event, new reports have claimed with an October 21st launch tipped alongside the iPhone 4S and iPod Touch 3G

With the iPhone 5 release date expected to take place next month, new reports have suggested Apple is to hold an official unveiling event for the much mooted handset on October 4th with new Apple CEO Tim Cook to take the reigns for the first time.

The latest in a long line of iPhone 5 rumours, the new reports from The Wall Street Journal’s tech blog AllThingsD cites: “sources close to the situation” in stating Apple will finally make the long awaited iPhone 5 official in just under two weeks time.

Whilst it is unknown what other devices will touch down alongside the iPhone 5 at Apple’s autumn event, an entry level iPhone 4S, revamped white iPod Touch 3G and updated Apple HDTV have all been tipped as possible arrivals.

Numerous reports in recent weeks have claimed Apple is working to an October 21st iPhone 5 release date with leaked iPhone 5 pictures suggesting the handset will land boasting the same A5 dual-core processor as the iPad 2. Further iPhone 5 specs tipped for inclusion will see an 8-megapixel rear-mounted camera with 1080p Full HD video recording capabilities land alongside a new, slimmer form factor.

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