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October 4, 2011

The End of The Wait For The iPhone 5 : Rumors, Roadblocks and Release


PCMag  published this Infographic  created by  allareacodes , on the rumors and speculation on the Apple  iPhone 5 wait for launch. This couls be very likely as the Biggest wait for any  release of consumer electronics device  and as a change Apple didn't reveal a new iPhone at WWDC 2011, instead using it to announce the new iCloud and iOS 5.

The iPhone 5 media Coverage across print and digital has been ground breaking  this includes a lot of rumors, speculation and hype  for the last 15 Months   with some rumors having  more credibility than others. It's confusing for all, but fortunately the folks over at AllAreaCodes have created a nifty infographic listing out key iPhone 5 rumors and when they began.The first rumor, according to this graph, dates back to November 2010 and claims Apple will include a near field communications (NFC) chip in the next iPhone, which would let users transmit information between devices; NFC is one form of technology that powers mobile payments.
Afterwards, people quibbled over everything from the launch date (June, September, October, November?) to carrier support (T-Mobile and Sprint too?) to the curvature of the outer casing (teardrop or box-shaped?).

 And in the leadup to Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday,  the rumors have become more sophisticated to include details like what sort of 4G network it'll run on and the extent of voice recognition it'll pack. Click here for more recent iPhone 5 rumors not included below, as well as PCMag's own speculation over What the iPhone 5 might look like and Six Amazing Phone Technologies We Want in iPhone 5.