Rumors are flying around everywhere about the new iPhone that’s coming from Apple soon. I say soon because we don’t have a date yet. Nothing from Apple at least. The latest rumor is that it’s being announced October 4th and that it will be available to buy October 5th. Also now it may not even be an iPhone 5 but an iPhone 4S instead.
These rumors kill me, I just want to know what it’s going to be, iPhone 4S or 5? Let’s take a look at the recent rumors and try to figure this stuff out. On September 21st Al Gore, an Apple Board member supposedly confirmed iPhones in October. Plural iPhone goodness.
Okay cool, so we know that on October 4th there will be an announcement of not one but two iPhones. I was all excited until I read that AT&T stores were getting iPhone 4S cases and not iPhone5 cases. Noooooooo! Does that mean it’s the end of the iPhone 5 and that Al Gore needs to learn using a word in plural will be taken out of context so bad that it will cause everyone to speculate there is something coming that really isn’t? Why Al Gore, why? There is also this piece of evidence that backs it up showing in AT&T’s database and white iPhone 4S. To prove even more is an analyst who says that there will be an iPhone 4S accompanied by an iPod touch with 3G support.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog decide to get to the bottom of everything and called Otterbox. Otterbox told TUAW that they have no confidentiality agreement with Apple and that they have no idea what’s coming out. In fact the image of the supposed case was just a package design. They check out all the rumors also to try to get a leg up and get cases out as fast as possible.
So there you have it, all the rumors in the past week and we still can’t figure out whats coming out and when. But like any other fanboy out there I want whatever Apple is trying to sell me. If it’s an iPhone 4S then I might be able to hold off until my iPhone 4 mysteriously breaks after dropping on the ground repeatedly or against a wall.