iPhone 5 tipped for 'mid-September launch'

Apple begins production on the new iPhone, sources claim

The next generation iPhone will launch across western territories mid-September, a new report suggests.


National newspaper the Guardian claims that the device is less than three months away from launching, and will apparently include a new 19-pin connector and be 4G compatible, at least in the US.

Apple has not verified any of the speculation.

Taiwanese contractor Pegatron has supposedly begun production on the next iPhone, according to a recent Digitimes report. It is also believed, though not confirmed, that the iPad Mini is in production.

The Guardian report theorised that, based on a growing body of rumours, a release date of Friday September 21st is likely.