To keep you updated, we have compiled a summary of the rumors that have circulated on the web this week.
These past days have been a good period regarding leaked photos and videos of the devices.
A set of pictures posted by Sonny Dickson suggest that Cupertino may be bringing a new addition to the range of existing color variants: a grey or graphite nuance.
The rumored gold version was also in the news this week, thanks to HQ photos leaked by the same tech blogger.
An image that surfaced online apparently confirmed the name of the iPhone 5S. The picture showed the moniker listed in the source code on the website of a Japanese mobile phone carrier.
A leaked video that surfaced online presented the gold/champagne iPhone 5S and a white iPhone 5C, as well as a comparison of the two devices with the iPhone 5.
Similarly, a second leaked clip showed the cases of the two iPhones and a parallel with their predecessor.
Several reports have speculated on the rumored September 20 launch date.
T-Mobile has reportedly blocked employee vacations during the weekend of September 20 to 22, the same period the smartphones are expected to hit the market.
In addition, employees from the Apple Support Division were also banned from taking leave from September 15 to 28.
Speaking of Japan, Cupertino is said to be in talks with the country’s largest mobile operator NTT DoCoMo on the sales of the next iPhones.
NTT DoCoMo’s CFO has hinted that they may soon include Apple’s iPhone in their offer.
In terms of specs, it was reported that the next iPhone will make a transition to 64-bit prototype chips.
According to Fox News’ Clayton Morris, the new A7 chip will be 31% faster than the previous generation.