Best Buy iPhone 5 release in October via Sprint, preorders starting soon, BGR reports

By on Sep 5, 2011 in Smartphone, Technology, United States Comments

Updated: September 21, 2011 9:45 p.m.

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The much-awaited Apple iPhone 5 release is likely to happen this coming October, with Sprint to launch preorders, according to a supposed leaked document shown below.

Best Buy iPhone 5 October release Sprint BGR

Best Buy iPhone 5 October release memo
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As noted by Boy Genius Report (BGR) on Sunday, September 4, 2011, a Best Buy source provided them a document stating that Sprint will release iPhone 5 next month, with preorders to start this week.

iPhone 5 product introduction expected, pre-sales begin for expected October week 1 launch/ Sprint launches iPhone 5.” A statement reads on the document.

Nevertheless, the document emphasized that iPhone 5 is an Apple product introduction and launch dates may be “subject to change”, and will be available at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores.

According to earlier rumors, iPhone 5 will be released in October will have an 8-megapixel camera and will be thinner and lighter than iPhone 4, with Apple not yet releasing a formal announcement as of this writing.

Meanwhile, a controversy surfaced recently which an Apple engineer reportedly left an iPhone 5 prototype last July, while enjoying in a bar Mission district bar, in San Francisco.

Apparently, reports said that San Francisco police admitting their participation as Apple security visited a man’s house in Bernal Heights, but the supposed lost iPhone 5 prototype was not found.

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