iMore had reported a couple of weeks back that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is scheduled to host their iPhone 5 event on 12th September, 2012. It has come into light since that declaration that iphone 5 preorders are supposed to start the same day. The US release is slated for 9 days later on 21st September, 2012. It has also been learnt that the second slot of iPhone launch will start in the beginning of October.
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Such information on Apple pre-orders has come from sources that have informed iMore with accurate launch dates in the past. While events and preorders related to iPhone launches have not always taken place at the same time, it was last year when Apple launched the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011, and made pre-orders accessible the subsequent Friday, October 7th. This year it seems that the launches will be even more aggressive.
The first round of releases had included the US had followed on 14th October, 2011 while the second round had followed on 28th October, 2011. When it came to iPad, Apple took time to ramp up the international circulation. Both iPad 3 and iPhone 4S were released globally pretty fast and on a large scale.
It was last week when iMore had reported that Apple is planning to roll out their new Dock connector all over their range of iOS devices. This includes iPod touch, iPod Nano, iPad new iPhone and iPad mini. The specific launch dates are not known yet. In the earlier days, Apple had made efforts to make the iPods available to customers quickly, even if not immediately following the event.
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In 2010, Apple wobbled with the launches of the new iOS devices. iPhone was released in the summer, iPad in spring and iPod in the fall. As for the last year, iPad was launched in the spring, iPhone in the fall and iPod Touch was not updated beyond an option in color.