Amongst the rumours relating to the eventual release of the new, next generation, version of the Apple iPhone are indications that a May release is now possible. Observers have latched onto the date because of recent movements and reports from Taiwan.
According to the DigiTimes website, TSCM (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) have been given a range of orders from Apple that includes GSM / EDGE power amplifiers, the much talked about 3.2-megapixel OmniVision CMOS image sensors and Bluetooth ICs (integrated circuits). Reports emanating from the company have said that final assemblies of the new iPhone will be shipped during May.
There have been no further leaks regarding the specification of the camera and if, for example, it might feature autofocus. No news has reached us yet regarding possible price or a UK release date. Observers have said, however, that Apple will initially be shipping five million units.
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