Report says September launch for iOS 6 along with next Apple iPhone

Report says September launch for iOS 6 along with next Apple iPhone
Apple would probably like very much to move sales of the next Apple iPhone to the third calendar quarter (the company's fourth fiscal quarter) from the fourth calendar quarter. By moving what would be extremely high amounts of revenue and earnings from the initial rush to buy the phone, from fiscal 2013 to 2012, Apple would be giving a boost to the current fiscal year bottom line. That in turn could lead analysts to upgrade the stock and send it higher. This is all conjecture of course, but there is some evidence to back it up. We do know that the later than usual release of the Apple iPhone 4S last year resulted in a surprisingly weaker September quarter than expected for Apple. According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will be releasing the Golden Master for iOS 6 early enough in September so as to release the next iteration of its iconic smartphone also early that month. 

Besides expecting Apple to legally massage its numbers, Kuo looks for the same changes in iOS 6 that everyone is such as more Facebook and iCloud integration, some integration with the App Store and iTunes an updated UI and a new in-house produced mapping service to replace Google Maps. The actual device itself is expected to have a larger screen around the 4 inch mark, with a 16:9 aspect ratio. The new Apple iPhone is also expected to be thinner, taller, and have a front-facing camera with HD resolution.

As we've already pointed out, banners for tomorrow's start of WWDC 2012 have been put up around the Moscone Center in San Francisco, calling iOS, "The world's most advanced mobile operating system." Things kickoff at 10am Pacific time Monday with the keynote address.source: AppleInsider

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26 Comments

1. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I can't wait to see all the goodies announced today!!

5. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Yeah, I can't wait to see what's up too. It's sure to be educational.

14. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Yeah... I can Wait... Nothing New in it... :-I

16. GuiltyBystander

Posts: 199; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Me too.

18. sithman

Posts: 299; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Nor can I man.

20. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Notice how I got 12 thumbs down from fandroids. They're terrified.

22. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"They're terrified." Or maybe people just don't like your position and how are you acting?

21. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

iOS 6 "The world's most advanced mobile operating system." And where they are hiding that advance ?

23. deathyyy

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

you are a moron.

25. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

No, you are!

2. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Nothing too much to be excited, im sure the new features of their ios, android has it already or even windows phone. Copying will be trending. Lol

15. GuiltyBystander

Posts: 199; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Companies copy each other all the time in everything, it's fine.. they copy the idea and make it better if possible, this is how technology moves forward.

17. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

you're right, thats why we have Toyota Prius

19. sithman

Posts: 299; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Thank u for explaining that to matrix_neo. What a lame.

26. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

i obviously knew some companies copying each other. This article is all about apple, and obviously again, i$heeps are accusing android of copying ios especially for the iphone. copying is still new to mobile arena. try to check your web add also maybe you're in a wrong site. This is PHONEARENA, it talks about mostly phones. there's no need for me to explain more, you're such a lame to comprehend.

3. wendygarett unregistered

I cant wait to update my iphone4s!!

4. wendygarett unregistered

it's fragile!! :)

6. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

It would be nice to see a new UI. The whole app grid has gotten pretty boring.

7. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

The world's most advanced mobile operating system sue them for false advertising

8. mhiharis

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Apple the same old operating system just a bit Icon and wallpaper changed, nothing else.

9. bansidhar

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 28, 2012

ios 6 will be released or not !!!!!!!!!!! say

10. rudlie

Posts: 205; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

too many makeup artist here. you are try to decorating your UI with pretty-girly widgets while it sacrifice memory, performance and power. I'm happy with what iOS has, even with simpe UI because it's giving me a better experience with the optimal performance.

12. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Then don't use widgets! That's the beauty of choice.

13. rudlie

Posts: 205; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Yes. my choice is factory default. that is the best choice for android os hahahaha

11. Nocturne

Posts: 24; Member since: May 21, 2012

@rudlie (sorry for fail of posting new comment as opposed to replying to yours) I suppose the main thing you forget is that android users have the CHOICE to add widgets to their home screen, whereas iOS users do not. It'll be interesting to see today if they have any new features not already on another OS, hopefully its more than just the new iMap. Good competition, and dare i say Innovation, between Android and iOS, heck even Windows phone and RIM, can only benefit the consumer so I hope they have a few surprises in store.

24. deathyyy

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

@nocturne and the simple option for someone who wants widgets is to get an android. the amount of apple hate in every comment on this site is absurd- i have an iphone and am a very tech savvy user. i've owned Galaxy S IIs, Photons, Evos and am going to get the GSIII or new Evo, and I still prefer my iphone. Know why? Because it's all PERSONAL PREFERENCE. Hate on iOS all you want, but please refrain from simply being bigots because someone else has a difference of opinion from you.

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