Enterprise Mobility: iPhone 5 Rumors Spark 10 Burning Questions for Apple

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2011-04-12 Print this article Print
When Will It Be Announced?

When Will It Be Announced?

Historically, Apple has announced plans for its new iPhone at a keynote address at WWDC. However, a recent report says that the company wont be doing that this year. Timing is integral to Apples operation. Consumers are always wondering if they should get the current-generation iPhone or opt for the next version, which might be on its way in short order. Apple needs to figure out when it will announce the iPhone 5 and get down to it.
When Apple announced that it would be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, the rumor mill started to heat up. From every corner of the world, so-called sources were saying what Apple will and won't announce at the show. Many of those rumors surrounded the iPhone 5. Historically, Apple has announced details about the new iPhone at a keynote address to kick off the event. However, some say it won't do that this year. Other reports, of course, say it will. In either case, it's clear that there are many question marks surrounding the iPhone 5 that Apple is unwilling to answer. But that doesn't mean that those questions should be ignored. Apple's iPhone is integral to its success. And it relies upon consumer excitement to help maintain its increasing revenue and profits. Simply put, the iPhone 4 and the upcoming iPhone 5 are integral to Apple's operation. And the sooner it answers the many questions consumers have, the better it will be for the company. Read on to see some of the major question marks about the iPhone 5 that have yet to be answered.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.

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