It’s been nearly a full year since the last new iPhone model, the iPhone 5, was announced. Since that time Apple consumers have been clamoring for the next update, with many holding off on upgrading to the 5 due to promises of the 5s or the 6. Now it seems their patience has paid off, as reports indicate that the unveiling of the new iPhone will take place September 10th.
Odds are that the upgrade will be the 5s, and not the iPhone 6, as in cannon with their previous releases. Rumors have circulated that one of the main updated aspects of this new model will be the camera, in order to compete with the camera of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1020, which as a 41 megapixel camera, in comparison with the current iPhone 8 megapixel camera.
Additionally, in line with Apple’s recent purchase of AuthenTec, a fingerprint security company, speculations are that the upcoming release will include fingerprint technology of some sort.
Finally, there are also rumors of a “budget” iPhone, which will be made of cheaper materials and have limited functionality, while maintaining all of the iPhone basic features. This model will be called the iPhone 5c, “c” possibly standing for “color” as the product is rumored to be released in multiple colors.
All newly released iPhones will be running the revamped iOS 7 operating system.