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Apple iPhone 5 May Debut End Of June?

A report published by a mainstream Korean news website mentions that the Apple iPhone 5 will be launched towards the end of June 2011 instead of the 6th of June.

Many are suggesting that the forthcoming Worldwide Developer Conference will cover software only, including the iOS 5 and Mac OSX Lion.

According to ETNews, SK Telecom and KT will be the first in Korea to offer the handset in the fourth week of June, adding that Apple has already confirmed the delay as well as a "special media" event where Steve Jobs will feature.

MacRumors, who unearthed the report, pours some cold water on the article saying that it is unlikely that Apple itself would have confirmed anything, officially or not and notes that the story was posted on the 1st of April.

We still believe that the iPhone 5 will launch on the 6th of June. We also believe that it will come with the same hardware as the iPad 2; this includes the Apple A5 system on chip, 512MB RAM, a Qualcomm CDMA/GSM modem, an 8-megapixel camera with flash and a front facing one.

Many are expecting to see a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen and we suspect that it will have a resolution of 1080x720 pixels in order for Apple to stick to its the retina display claims.