Both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will be launched in Japan and Greece on Friday, September 20th, according to a report from Nikkei and Techmaniacs. Given the media event for iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S scheduled on September 10th, a September 20th launch date won’t come as a surprise based on the past history.
If we recall history, Apple is known for launching new products on Friday of the week following the unveiling media event for the new devices. This is what Nikkei claims:
It is expected for the new iPhone Apple is developing, be on Friday the 20th September release date in Japan. Formal presentation is scheduled to be held in San Francisco on the 10th as previously reported. You can guess from the pattern of the past and their own interviews with domestic mobile phone company, likely to be the release of the next weekend high in Japan.
Techmaniacs reports the same launch date for Greece saying:
So the date we currently have in our hands is the 20th September release of iPhone 5 S and iPhone 5 C, while the iOS 7 will likely make his debut on 16 September.
iPhone 5S will probably keep the same design as the iPhone 5, but come in an additional gold color option. Rumored features for iPhone 5S includes dual LED flash and improved camera software. As for the iPhone 5C, the device will likely come in plastic finish in multiple color options.
Apple is widely expected to unveil iPhone 5S at a media event on September 10th.