iOS 6 update coming on September 19th

iOS 6 update coming on September 19th
The Apple iPhone 5 is coming with iOS 6 on board on September 21st, but existing devices won’t be left out and Apple is continuing a legacy of solid support for devices.

iOS 6 is arriving as a free update on September 19th, two days before the iPhone 5 launch on the following devices

- iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS

- new iPad, iPad 2


iPhone 3G is of course unsurprisingly left out, just as the original iPad.

source: Apple

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23 Comments

1. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

"The Apple iPhone 5 is coming with iOS 6 on board on September 21st" So the world thinks, after Samsung sue, I think it's going to be next year before this is release...hahaha

2. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Dull OS on a very uninspiring phone. Apple is running out of steam.

5. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Have to agree there. I generally don't believe in the notion of the CEO beign all that important to a company, but Apple without Jobs does seem to be going downhill in terms of innovation and appeal. Still doing well financially obviously, but hey, Nokia was at its peak just a few years back also.

11. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Samsung pretty much king of the hill today. Nokia is generating a massive buzz over the new Lumia phones. I'm not a big fan of Apple but I was expecting that this Apple to kicks the hornets nest. All that happened is it just farted silently. Gee what a buzz kill!

13. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I hope their roll-out of iOS 6 goes better than the roll-out for iOS 5. Apple put a validation server in the upgrade loop that decided to go offline for most of the day that iOS 5 was first available. Initial impressions were that iDevices (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) were bricked by the upgrade. I was in one of the stores at the time checking out the MBAir, and the Genius bar folks were quite stressed out. Apparently some of their personal iDevices had been bricked by the upgrade. The validation server fiasco even made the mac-blogs, if memory serves.

3. b4mv_01

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Galaxy s3 designed for humans iPhone 5,designed for humans missing a kidney

4. Savage unregistered

If you got an iPhone 4S, no need to buy the iPhone 5. No exclusive feature for iPhone 5 which won't run on iPhone 4S. Idk how Apple plans to sell this.

15. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

To the people coming off contract for the 3GS and 4. Plus there will be a contingent that has to have the latest and greatest iPhone to show off to their friends.

17. Savage unregistered

Yes, thats the only reason people buy iPhones- To show that they can afford an iPhone.

19. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

ah..ahh....let me add :with credit card:))

21. zibbyzib2000

Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

It's not really that expensive. All other smart phones are priced about the same anyway.

22. Savage unregistered

Yeah, but others offer more features at that price tag.

6. ObjectivismFTW

Posts: 211; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

This is by far the most dull, boring Apple Keynote the world has ever seen..

7. djoscar4u

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

galaxy s3 designed for humans that dont know anything about new technologies...

9. Savage unregistered

Replace Galaxy S3 with iPhone and you will actually make sense.

8. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

anyone who buys the ip5 , the ip4s and ip4 are all gonna do the samething smh...im gonna say it againg my samsung nexus with my 4.1 update aka jelly bean blows up everything on apple

10. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

yeah the only android phone with jelly bean sftu

18. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1773; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Official phone, there are lots of ports out right now. Regardless the average user doesn't even know about the latest software, Apple and Android.

12. Albie_in_hd

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

Will the update be available for OTA download?

16. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Probably. If you have iOS v. 5, you should be able to do an OTA upgrade.

14. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Xperia V and TX............nuff said

20. Albie_in_hd

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

I do! Perfect.. Thanks :)

23. lumialove

Posts: 75; Member since: May 16, 2012

Nokia was full of innovations and got luke warm response...had apple did the same...tech magazines,techies would have told"wow it's B.R.I.L.L.I.A.N.T'...such biased reporting.

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