It looks like iPhone fans may not have to wait until Fall to get their hands on the new iPhone 5S. Nowhereelse.fr, a french blog, has published a purported leaked document from Japanese wireless carrier KDDI showing that pre-orders for the next iPhone dubbed as iPhone 5S will begin on June 20th and the phone will hit shelves sometime in July.
Written and starred in red is information for the iPhone 5S “new product,” which is scheduled for a pre-sale announcement date of June 20 with sales starting in July. Below the release dates is a notation for major feature changes from the iPhone 5, which in this case says the supposed 5S will carry a fingerprint reader, 13-megapixel camera and iOS 7.
The areas highlighted in green offer information regarding au’s current monthly plans for the iPhone 5, including LTE flat rate plans and family calling subscription options, as well as a cash back bundle offer for users of the telecom’s “hikari” home internet service.
May be the carrier is trying to be inline with the upcoming WWDC 2013 on June 10th. WWDC has now become an iOS and OS X event and Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 this year during the event. According to earlier rumors, Apple is facing issues in implementing new fingerprint sensor technology in the iPhone 5S, which could result in its release getting pushed back to September.