The latest chatter comes from Avian Securities, where analysts are saying that production on the new iPhone won't start until September.
A note from the firm reads, "Conversations with yet another key component supplier indicates that production for iPhone 5 will begin in September.
"This is consistent with Avian findings in the supply chain in recent months and we believe the consensus view is moving towards this scenario."
Mega iPod v Giant iPhone
An iPhone 5 UK release date of September would put the iPhone 5 squarely into what has traditionally been iPod territory; Apple has always launched its iPod range refreshes at a music-themed event in early Autumn.
New iPhones are usually revealed at WWDC, but given that the focus of this year's event is set to be software rather than hardware focused, a September iPhone release date is suddenly sounding more viable than ever before.
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