Rumors have been running rampant about the next iPhone as of late, and the latest report not only indicates that the iPhone 5 is indeed real and coming out, but that Apple has already locked down the first day for pre-orders.
However, iMore has new information that not only points to the Sept. 12 unveiling, but also that Apple will open pre-orders for the iPhone 5 on that very same day.
iMore previously reported on the Sept. 12 conference date, and claim their latest intel comes from "sources that have provided [them] with accurate iPhone related launch dates in the past."
First wave arrives Sept. 21
Based on the report, the first actual shipment of the iPhone 5 would arrive just a little over a week later on Sept.21.
The iPhone 5's second round of shipments, typically those that go out to international customers, would then arrive in early October, with Oct. 5 believed to be the target shipping date.
Apple's suppliers just recorded record sales for July, giving even more credence to the idea that the company is preparing for a new product launch.
With iOS 6 tabbed for a fall release as well, the stars are certainly aligning for what many believe (and hope) is the release of the iPhone 5.