For the first time, Apple has hosted its WWDC 2011 event without the announcement of the upcoming iPhone, the iPhone 5. According to some sources, Apple may hold an event in the beginning or middle of August to announce the next-gen iPhone with availability in the last week of the same month. Apple’s annual September event is set to be focused on iPods and music in general. Apple is planning to launch the latest version of its mobile platform – iOS 5. So we can guess that Apple will begin the next iPhone production in August, and the official announcement will take place in September. BGR’s “reliable source’ has also mentioned the same. Earlier rumors also suggesting the September iPhone 5 launch.
According to an unconfirmed information coming from “two people familiar with the plans,” quoted by Bloomberg, the source has indicated that the iPhone 5 will clearly resemble the iPhone 4, but it will be having a more powerful A5 processor inside, and as we said earlier (1), (2), there could be an 8-megapixel camera equipped on the back side of the device with 1080p video capture capability. The folks over This is my next tech blog are claiming that the next-gen iPhone would sport a new teardrop-shaped case design. You all might be well aware of that a prototype iPhone "4S" with dual-core A5 chip) has been given to certain developers.
The source has also hinted that the next iPad – the iPad 3 is being tested currently and it will feature a more responsive higher-resolution screen – “one-third higher than that of the iPad 2.”