For Apple iPhone addicts, here is a good news: Apple Inc. is going to launch iPhone 5 in the coming June. According to a report in CNet, Apple is likely to launch its next-generation iPhone during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) scheduled for June 11 to 15, 2012.
The report quotes a television report by TV Tokyo in which a Foxconn recruiter has claimed that Apple planning to recruit around 18,000 workers to meet its June deadline for iPhone 5 manufacturing. Foxconn Technology Group is one of biggest suppliers of Apple.
With the launch of iPhone5, Apple is likely to return to its normal iPhone launch cycle. Except for iPhone 4S which was launched in October 2011, all the earlier-generation iPhones have been launched in the market during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference event.
Some recent reports in South Korean media also revealed June launch for the sixth-generation iPhone. These earlier reports also said that iPhone 5 will have a bigger and sharper 4.6-inch “retina” display which is used in the latest iPad launched last month. The high-definition “retina” display contains many times as many pixels within the same area.
iPhone’s sales was firstly introduced in 2007 with the touch screen template which now being used by its competitors, which accounts for around half of Apple’s total sales.