iPhone 5C & iPhone 5S Release Date Confirmed for Sept 20 in U.S.

The iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S release date is set for September 20th according to multiple sources who shared details regarding Apple’s plans for the new iPhone launch.

Apple is hosting an iPhone and iOS 7 event on Tuesday September 10th at the company’s headquarters in California where we will see Apple announce the two new iPhones models.

Two reliable sources from U.S. wireless carriers confirmed the new iPhone release date is set for September 20th, referring to multiple models widely known as the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.

While the sources could not confirm the name, larger 128GB iPhone 5S rumor or pricing of the new iPhone models it is clear that these two major U.S. carriers are ready to sell new iPhones on September 20th.

These sources are connected with the wireless carriers in a position where they could know this information ahead of Apple’s public announcement tomorrow, and it is not chatter from a local carrier store.

Read: iOS 7 Release Date and What to Expect from iOS 7

The iPhone 5S release date is confirmed by multiple sources for September 20th.

The iPhone 5S release date is confirmed by multiple sources for September 20th.

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The flagship new iPhone model will likely carry the iPhone 5S name. While the source could not confirm the features, the iPhone 5S is the favorite choice for the new iPhone.

The iPhone 5S will likely come with a familiar design from the iPhone 5, including a 4-inch Retina Display, but users could see a new Gold or champagne color option. The iPhone 5S may include a bump up to 128GB of storage and rumors suggest Apple is including a fingerprint reader in the home button for added security. The iPhone 5S camera may also see a bump up in specs and could come with a dual-LED flash that takes more natural looking photos.

The iPhone 5S release date will land on September 20th at Apple Stores, carrier locations and other retailers who will almost certainly open early to start selling the iPhone 5S as well as a cheaper iPhone.

Anonymous sources from two different carriers in the U.S. have also informed Gotta Be Mobile that Apple will be releasing “multiple models” on September 20th. The sources did not identify the devices by name, only that they would coming out on September 20th.

Apple is heavily rumored to be introducing the iPhone 5C alongside the iPhone 5S though release details for the iPhone 5C remain unclear. It could also be that this is referring to multiple iPhone 5S models though that seems unlikely.

A report from Bloomberg earlier today pointed to T-Mobile, at the very least, offering a lower cost iPhone at launch. Though it wasn’t mentioned by name, it likely was referring to the iPhone 5C.

The company’s new iPhone 5C is expected to replace at least one iPhone model in Apple’s lineup with rumors suggesting that it could replace both the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 4. Rumors have also suggested that the iPhone 5 may stick around with a 16GB model offered as the middle of the road option for iPhone buyers.

An iPHone 5C photo leaked by Sonny Dickson shows a possible look for the new budget iPhone.

An iPhone 5C photo leaked by Sonny Dickson shows a possible look for the new budget iPhone.

  

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