Apple Orders 15 Million iPhone 5s, Shipping Begins in September

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    DigiTimes claims that Pegatron Technology has received orders for 15 million iPhone 5s from Apple and is set to start shipping in September 2011.
    DigiTimes is a frequent source for production and order rumors from Apple. They had previously predicted that Pegatron received an order for CDMA iPhone 4s for the fourth quarter of 2010. The actual Verizon (CDMA) iPhone was announced in January of 2011 and shipped the following month.

    Article Link: Apple Orders 15 Million iPhone 5s, Shipping Begins in September
     
  2. ChrisH3677 macrumors 6502a

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    No major update?

    It better have some major update or I'll keep my 3GS and wait for the 6
     
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  4. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    I find it very hard to complain about the current design :D
    It's amazing.

    Isn't the AT&T/GSM one technically a world phone? :confused:
     
  5. DiamondGCoupe macrumors 6502

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    Let's not forgot the free bumper policy c. July 2010, bet your ass there will be hardware changes.
     
  6. phalseHUD macrumors regular

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    Hmmm... Yip I might be doing the same. I could do with a change though since I've had this same design since the 3G came out.
     
  7. dmb182 macrumors newbie

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    yeah, for the first time i dont think i'll be upgrading. iphone 4 is great, i dont see what they could improve worthy of the hassle of upgrading (and make no mistake, the hassle of all that contract business is a road block for some users)
     
  8. zapnyc macrumors member

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    "does not seem..."?

    Doubtful they'd put out a big fat important-sounding "5" device number without some significant change.

    Otherwise it would be a "4"....

    Here's a novel idea...everybody wait till September before blowing your horn in outrage. sheesh
     
  9. stagi macrumors 65816

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    If they are waiting until sept. I bet there will be a design/hardware change. Hoping for something other than a 4Gs
     
  10. AbblePC macrumors regular

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/9A5248d)

    Something new for iPhone 5 is a brewin! :)
     
  11. nerdo macrumors regular

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    Will wait for the iPhone 6 or whichever one has a 3D display :)
     
  12. ben173 macrumors regular

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    dont get the iphone 6 wait for the iphone 7




















    lol
     
  13. OceanView macrumors 65816

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    Make it good Apple or many will jump to Android.
     
  14. TOYSTER17 macrumors regular

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    Well I'm ready to upgrade, I'm still on the original.
     
  15. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    Why waste all that time?
    You could probably sell your 3GS and your iPhone 5 for enough money for the iPhone 6
     
  16. SilianRail macrumors 6502

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    Android is cheap plastic crap with horrible battery life junk. I would take a 3GS over any Android phone.
     
  17. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    That will be the day I switch from iPhones forever. 3D is a headache inducing gimmick.
     
  18. AbblePC macrumors regular

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    I would like to make a prediction, that I will be order # 1342 for iPhone 5, Hey the number just sounded good to me. :apple:
     
  19. RichardBeer macrumors regular

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    A few minor redesigns and a hardware spec bump is about what I expected.
    It's not like there's likely to be a radical redesign every generation.
     
  20. Moyank24 macrumors 601

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    I agree about the design. I would actually be disappointed if they changed the look of the phone. IMO the best looking iPhone of the bunch.

    That being said, these coming months of rumors should be a blast. But, I'm still going to take everything with a grain of salt until I see Steve showing it off.

    Now, cue the arguments of what the actual name of the phone will be. I vote for iPhone 4GS°.
     
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    Glad I signed up for a 24 month contract. Meant I got the phone cheaper, and with nothing to upgrade to glad it paid off.
     
  22. ender-wiggin macrumors newbie

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    The iPhone 4 isn't even 4G yet. The update could be just that.
     
  23. chrmjenkins macrumors 603

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    My prediction:

    Same screen as iPhone 4
    Extremely similar body style
    A5 like the iPad 2
    Upgraded camera
    Universal Qualcomm radio across all models, Verizon model may not have SIM slot though
    Capacity bump to 64 GB
    Black and white from launch
     
  24. mKizzo macrumors member

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    Wow you must treat it good! I went through 2 original iPhones, which both gave up the ghost. Still got them lying around somewhere...
     
  25. jmpnop macrumors 6502a

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    Will they offer unlocked iPhone 5 right from start?
     

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