Apple is due to unveil the iPhone 5 at an event on September 12th with the phone most likely going on sale on the 21st. It is still unclear whether Apple plans to call it the iPhone 5 (this will be the sixth iPhone) although it does seem like the most likely name at the moment and the one that most people are rolling with.
Whether it ends up being the iPhone 5, iPhone 6 or just the "new" iPhone, one thing is clear: this will be the biggest design refresh since 2010's iPhone 4.Delayed Gratification
As older iPhone models were launched mid-summertime there are currently many iPhone contracts coming to an end. If you fall into this group you may be asking yourself, "should I buy an iPhone 4S now or wait another month for the iPhone 5?"
Will the iPhone 5 offer any major advantages over the iPhone 4S and will the iPhone 4S become cheaper when the next iPhone is launched?
Looking back to 2011, many people delayed buying a new iPhone as they waited for Apple's next release. Although the iPhone 4 was available, there was a lot of reluctance to purchase it in the fear that it would become obsolete within the space of a few months. As many iPhone contracts came to an end, people patiently waited for a few extra months for the next model to be announced.
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