iPhone 5 launch date: Battle of the Best Buy leaks

iPhone | Tuesday August 30 2011 1:04 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

When is Apple 's follow-up to the iPhone 4 launching? The answer–well, one anyway–seems to depend on which Best Buy leak you consult.

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Depending on which of today’s Best Buy-related iPhone 5 reports you want to give the most credence to, the highly anticipated gadget could launch during the first week of October, or a bit later, on October 21st.

Boy Genius Report’s Jonathan Geller says a tipster handed the blog a leaked Best Buy document labeled “Promotional activity” and carrying a subheading of “Week 9/4.”

The document, real or otherwise, says, “iPhone 5 product introduction expected, pre-sales begin for expected week 1 launch / Sprint launches iPhone 5.” It also says “(Apple product information/Launch dates subject to change).”

On the other hand, This Is My Next’s Chris Ziegler reports that TIMN received a tip about a mysterious “Apple fixture” that’s scheduled to be installed at an unnamed Best Buy location October 21. The site displays a screenshot that shows what may or may not be an authentic online Best Buy “National Retail Calendar.”

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iPhone 5 launch date: Battle of the Best Buy leaks

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