Chief executive Tim Cook expected to host launch event.
This article titled “Apple’s iPhone 5 launch set for 4 October” was written by Josh Halliday and Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 27th September 2011 15.58 UTC
Apple will unveil the next-generation iPhone 5 on 4 October.
According to a typically cryptic invitation sent out to the media on Tuesday, Apple will host an iPhone event at its headquarters in San Francisco next week.
The event is expected to be Tim Cook’s first outing as chief executive since he took over from Steve Jobs on 25 August.