Apple is holding off until September to launch their next generation iPhone, sources close to Apple’s supply chain told Reuters.
Rumored to be NFC-equipped, the iPhone 5 will feature a faster processor, camera module from Largan Precision, touchscreen panel from Wintek Corp and a new case from Foxconn Technology. The sources say the iPhone 5 will look “largely similar” to its predecessor.
Component production is expected to begin either in July or August. Parts will then be shipped to Hon Hai Precision Industry for assembly in time for a September roll out, sources say.
According to Reuters, Apple has sold more than 16 million in the last quarter of 2010 alone, accounting for over a third of the company’s sales.
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