Apple sends out official invites to September 10th event

Apple sends out official invites to September 10th event
It's not like this was a surprise, but it's always nice to have the official invitation. We have known for a while that Apple would be holding an event on September 10th, and that said event will more than likely be to announce the new iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. Well, Apple has started sending out the official announcements for that event.

The invites obviously don't specifically say what will be in the announcement for the event, and simply carries the tag line "This should brighten everyone's day." The assumption here is that is a reference to the brighter color scheme found in iOS 7, and possibly also a nod to the various color choices that will be available for both the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. 

The iPhone 5S has been rumored to feature the A7 processor, which could make the device about 31% faster than the iPhone 5. It has also been rumored to have a fingerprint scanner, and a 12 or 13MP camera with dual-LED flash. The iPhone 5C is expected to replace the iPhone 5 in the new lineup and likely won't offer much different from the iPhone 5 aside from a choice of colors

The event will be held in San Francisco on the 10th at 10AM PT (1PM EST), and obviously we will bring you all of the news of the day as it happens. We're just one week away from finally having the end of iPhone rumors, and the start of more iPad rumors. 

source: The Verge

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52 Comments

1. AsisHaas

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Cool.

22. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

This statement is confusing: "The iPhone 5C is expected to replace the iPhone 5 in the new lineup and likely won't offer much different from the iPhone 5 aside from a choice of colors." ... WTF!

28. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Sorry, meant to link to an old article that explained. The rumor is that rather than releasing the iPhone 5S and keeping the iPhone 5 on the market at a reduced price, the iPhone 5 will no longer be sold at all, and will be replaced with the 5C, which will essentially be an iPhone 5 with a different case.

2. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Targeting the under 3 category with those baby colors. Good potential there, Apple. Good potential.

4. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lol this is the only thing i hate about iOS7... damn lil girl colors...lol

9. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Are you referring to yourself?

14. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Stop hatin', i♥ the iPolkAdots!

16. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

McDonalds have been doing it for years.. and they are the number fast food chain in the U.S.

48. johnbftl

Posts: 283; Member since: Jun 09, 2012

What 1980s Ronald McDonald ad campaign are you referring to? McDonald's hasn't run a commercial in the U.S. targeting children in many years. My father-in-law and his brothers are owner/operators of over a dozen McDonald's. Our coffee cups at home next to our coffee pot is a sleeve of McDonald's coffee cups. It's all I hear about at family gatherings. I know more about McDonald's than I ever wanted to know. I also know the only McDonald's that is still allowed by corporate to serve the original fried apple pies.

3. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Oh, yes. A new color choice constitutes a major announcement - and I say that about all of the manufacturers.

6. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Well, in addition to there being new color choices, it's assumed that the 5S will be announced as well, which features upgraded specs from last year's flagship. It's also possible we'll see new iPad models announced as well, although the jury's still out on that particular case. At any rate, this announcement includes more than just color choices. Hope this helps, ibap!

5. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Event will also be held at toys r us for the color iPhones with its cute fisher price UI..

17. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Darn, it would've been cooler at F.A.O. Schwarz!!

40. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Colors ? What's wrong with colors ? Nokia has been doing it for so long and nobody said that it is only for kids I don't know what to say about Nokia fanboys

7. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

NOKIA started this colorful smartphone revolution, Apple copied it.

8. caustictoast

Posts: 31; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

Idk Apple has had colorful non-halo products since like the ipod mini

13. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

He seems to forget that the Lumia line, and the N9 before it, are blatant iPod Nano ripoffs.

29. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

And, as we all know, smartphones were the first thing to ever come in a range of colors...

30. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

Apple started the idea of colors on computers called the iMac G3 in 1998 -- tht was almost 15 years ago. Practically no one complained when Nokia decided to borrow a page from Apple and use color on smartphones. So when Apple go backs to its roots, the haters then decided Apple copied Nokia.

10. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

BOOOOOOOOOOOO

49. GeekyGene

Posts: 88; Member since: Aug 25, 2013

OOBS ?

11. Tazer2365

Posts: 52; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

The king is coming for you Samsung, Nokia, LG, Sony and etc. It's time for Apple to break some records and continue to lead the industry. Go Apple!

25. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Yup, the king of the 4" phone is coming to battle the HTC One mini, S4 mini and Droid mini.

31. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

S4 mini cant even compete with One mini, let alone 5C

37. Mxyzptlk unregistered

They are just phones. They are not the iPhone.

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Same phone/design all they do is spray paint the phone.

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Hey Mxy, quad, gallito, bucky, napalm, you guys ready? I sure am.

18. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

I am sooo ready... I am due for an upgrade..

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Me too, and will definitely be getting the 5S. Hope there's a 128 gig model. That's a no brainer for me.

38. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Apple needs to shut up and just take my damn money lol.

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