Verizon CFO Hints That New iPhone Will Be Released in Q4 2012?

Posted July 19, 2012 at 5:04pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6904 views

Verizon CFO Fran Shammo hinted that the next iPhone may be released in Q4 2012 during a conference call to discuss its Q2 2012 performance, reports The Verge.

When asked what might have held customers back from upgrading their devices in Q2, Shammo said that "of course there's always that, uh, rumor mill out there with a new phone coming out there in the fourth quarter, so people may be waiting." While there's a chance that he was referring to the next Nexus phone, this felt more like a thinly-veiled reference to the oft-rumored "new iPhone."

Most rumors have suggested Apple will release the next iPhone around September; however, that may just be wishful thinking. Apple could announce the iPhone in September for release in October.

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NoGoodNick - July 20, 2012 at 12:51am
Apple only did that (announcing the last iPhone in Sept with a release in Oct) because of equipment supply problems. It's more likely they'd try to shift back to their previous schedule (not completely, but partially).
Tarded - July 19, 2012 at 6:36pm
How did the CEO uncover that biggest conspiracy in history. He must be a genius.
Nick - July 19, 2012 at 5:16pm
Everyone suspects that the next iPhone will be out in the 4th quarter, so the CFO stating the same rumors isn't anything to write about.
Yo faggot - July 19, 2012 at 5:16pm
What happened to your "so called August announcement?!??"... No one knows . Why if you hear something is it automatically considered a rumor? The iPhone 5 may already be released. What? Where?!
Frank - July 19, 2012 at 5:30pm
Clearly you don't understand the concept of a rumour. Second, iClarified never claimed August release. Know Your Mobile did. I personally enjoy reading the rumours. If you don't, then don't read them.
Fag bag - July 19, 2012 at 11:38pm
A rumor shouldn't get repeated on a so called decent "Apple news site" just because a CEO reiterates the idea that maybe it might be released in Q4. The next thread should say "worlds smartest CEO discovers that Christmas is actually in December?!"
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