iPhone 5: Everything you need to know
A larger retina display, the A5 dual-core processor from the iPad 2 and iOS 5 are just some of the things we're expecting to see in the new iPhone 5 when it arrives later this year. This page gathers together all the rumours we've heard about the exciting new device. It will also contain our review, photo galleries and videos once Apple's next mobile has been announced. Bookmark it and come back regularly to see what's new.
The new iPhone is thinner, has a bigger 4-inch screen and faster 4G data here in the UK -- small but important improvements.
The iPhone 5 was the late Apple founder's last major project, according to reports, which could confer cult status on the device.
Two new iPhones could be coming to the UK on 14 October, if late-breaking reports are to be believed.
Photos snapped in a Brazilian factory appear to show a new version of the iPhone 4, possibly a cheaper 8GB version.
Think you're an Apple devotee? Come back when you've crafted your own iPhone 5 out of metal and glass.
The next iPhone will be called the iPhone 4S, if a snap purportedly showing some packaging for the device is to be believed.
A slide at Macworld Asia 2011 has shown that the iPhone 5 will have 21Mbps HSPA+ support, meaning super-fast browsing speeds.
The iPhone 5 will boast a new giant-sized 4.3-inch screen, our colleagues at CNET France have discovered.
Another prototype iPhone 5 went missing, according to rumours, to be used as a template for cases. Does this explain all the accessories?
Apple has set the date to reveal the iPhone 5, the company's first major launch without Steve Jobs.
Vodafone Australia has a teaser page up for the iPhone 5, promising "this year's biggest smart phone release" is coming to the network.
Apple is resetting iTunes Match iCloud libraries on Monday 26 September, further hinting iOS 5 is ready. And that could mean iPhone 5.
Some 89 per cent of iPhone owners plan to stick with Apple the next time they buy. The next highest loyalty was HTC, with 39 per cent.
4 October could be the day new Apple boss Tim Cook unveils the new iPhone.
A pic has leaked purporting to show the inside of the iPhone 5. So what's new? A bigger battery and the same processor as the iPad 2.
Samsung is reported to be planning a massive legal challenge when Apple announces the iPhone 5.
A snap that seems to show US network AT&T's internal system hints that the next iPhone will be called the iPhone 4S.
The CEO of France Telecom, which owns Orange, has said that the iPhone 5 will becoming out on 15 October.
Apple has reportedly told its AppleCare support staff to expect a huge surge in iOS-related calls from 10 October.
Reports suggest that the iPhone 5 will be much the same as the existing iPhone 4, with design and screen size left unchanged.
Reports suggest Apple's Chinese manufacturer Foxconn is blasting out 150,000 phones per day -- that's 4.5 million iPhones in September.
The data hidden in this photo suggests it was snapped using the iPhone 5's camera. But what clues can be gleaned?
The iPhone 5 edges closer with the news that Taiwanese companies are building the new phone's camera, which has a higher pixel count.
A German network is doling out pre-orders for the iPhone 5, but keeping it hush-hush, like a 1920s speakeasy. Come this way.
The iPhone 5 may be well on its way, with rumours of Apple Store employees getting iOS training and Best Buy arranging Apple installations.
The strange tale of the lost iPhone 5 takes another twist, as San Francisco police admit it helped Apple search for the missing mobile.
An Apple employee has left his iPhone 5 prototype in a tequila bar in San Francisco sparking a hunt by the police and Apple security.
The N94 is an Apple prototype that could be the cheap version of the next iPhone, while a metal iPhone 5 is also waiting in the wings.
New reports are fuelling rumours there will be not one but two iPhones released this year: a next-gen iPhone 5 and a cheaper 8GB iPhone 4.
A vice president of US phone network AT&T has reportedly told employees the next-gen iPhone will launch in early October.
iPhone 5 images and specifications, supposedly taken from a part of Apple's German website, are doing the rounds. But we suspect the whole thing is not what it seems.
A second sneaky photo supposedly showing the iPhone 5 has materialised, showing a slimmer device with what appears to be a larger display. But is it the real deal?
Reports have surfaced suggesting the iPhone 5 could launch in October, and not in September as previously expected. A whole extra month to wait?!
A blurry photo has emerged that may show an Apple employee using the iPhone 5. But is it the real deal? Join us as we stroke our beards in contemplation.
Leaked schematics that reportedly show case designs for the iPhone 5 suggest the upcoming phone will have a larger display, curved back and a redesigned home button.
iPhone apps are facing the future. Face-recognition features will be available to people creating apps for iOS 5, the next version of Apple's software for the iPhone 5 and next iPad.
The iPhone 5 looks set to feature improved voice control, and a feature called 'Assistant' that will be able to understand complicated voice commands.
A job posting for iPhone sales specialists on a job site could indicate that the iPhone 5 will be released in mid-August. The posting asks for full-time sales staff from 16 August to 29 October.
The iPhone 5 will be thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4, according to the latest rumours. The complexities of making such a slender device could cause shipment delays, though.
Apple's placed an order for 15 million iPhone 5 units, with the much-anticipated mobile expected to start shipping in September. Rumours suggest it won't be a radical refresh.
Companies that handle Apple's manufacturers are reportedly gearing up for production of the iPhone 5 and iPad 3, ready for a September launch.
Unnamed sources have told Bloomberg to expect a speedier A5 chip and an 8-megapixel camera in the iPhone 5, which could arrive this September.
The iPhone 5 may have an improved LED flash unit to accompany its camera, as rumours suggest Apple is reducing orders for the current unit used in the iPhone 4.
Every gestation needs a due date, and we've used all our mobile medical training to calculate the iPhone 5's birthday, a mere 85 days away.
It's the morning after WWDC, and we're iPhone 5-less. Read our predictions for when we'll see the next iPhone and what iOS 5 means for its features.
The iPhone 5 rumour mill has spun into overdrive after an advert briefly appears on Craigslist calling for actors to appear in a commercial for Apple's next phone.
Apple may be looking to put a curved display on the iPhone 5, according to Taiwanese supply chain sources. Could this be the stinkiest rumour yet?
Could the iPhone 5 be behind the veil of secrecy surrounding the the Apple Store turning 10 this week?
An over-enthusiastic Phones4U employee reckons the iPhone 5 is coming to the UK on 21 November and isn't afraid to tell people about it.
The next iPhone will feature an upgraded camera with repositioned flash, as well as sporting a dual-core A5 processor, according to the latest rumours.
Hopes of a summer iPhone 5 launch have been dashed by an AT&T rep, who's dismissed June or July availability.
Apple may switch ambient light sensor suppliers in time for the iPhone 5 launch due to poor performance of the current hardware.
Apple's iPhone 5 plans are under the microscope once again, with reports that the device will have a larger screen and an A5 processor, and even a spy shot of a seemingly new iPhone.
The iPhone 5 will be five alive in September, according to new reports -- and they're from news agency Reuters, so they must be true.
Apple is reportedly planning to add a Wi-Fi syncing feature to its next-gen iPods, allowing you to squirt music and movies onto the devices wirelessly. A carbon-fibre body could also be on the cards.
Apple and its manufacturing partners won't begin production of the iPhone 5 until the autumn, according to Avian Securities. That could mean the device won't go on sale until 2012.
A Korean site has claimed the iPhone 5 will go on sale in that country in the fourth week of June. But an influential US Apple watcher has dismissed that rumour as 'completely false'.
Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer seemingly let the cat out of the bag on the iPhone 5's camera, after confirming on stage at a conference that his company is supplying image sensors to Apple.
Apple may be considering joining the 3D brigade. It's filed a patent relating to 3D photography using two cameras in a handheld device like the iPhone.
It's looking like it may not be an iPhone summer after all. Apple's says iOS and Mac OS will be the focus at its WWDC show in June, so will it be a software-only affair after all?
Mark your calendars, clear your schedule, and ask yourself this: has Apple just set the date for the iPhone 5?
Another day, another rumour about the iPhone 5's support for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The China Times says the touch-tech is definitely in Apple's next-gen handset.
The rumours keep on coming about Apple's next-gen smart phone -- the iPhone 5 may not look so different from the iPhone 4, apart from a metal back and larger display.
Speculation that Apple is planning to put near-field communication technology in this summer's iPhone 5 appears to have been scotched, with UK operators saying it's not happening this year.
A series of images purporting to show the iPhone 5 have been leaked in China, which in theory are being used to make case moulds for the device. They show a bigger screen and smaller bezel.
Apple's iPhone 5 may well include the same A5 processor as the iPad 2, according to code references buried in the new iOS 4.3 update, which went live last night for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
With the iPad 2 now official, it's time for the iPhone 5 rumour-mill to start cranking out speculation in earnest. Today's instalment suggests an aluminium back and a beefy processor for the device.
The iPad 2's features offer a glimpse at what's in store for the next iPhone, which we're confidently predicting will be called the iPhone 5.
iOS 4.3 is imminent, but we're already fantasising about what's in store for iOS 5. Here's what we'll be badgering Steve Jobs about at the pub this weekend.
An internal Apple app has shown off the company's attempt to bring a swipeable, Android-style gesture unlock screen to the iPhone.
Despite reports of a potential delay for the iPad 2, Apple is expected to hold an event on 2 March to unveil its new tablet. Other speculation, though, points to a possible iPhone 5 delay.
A new report claims Apple's forthcoming revamp of its MobileMe service will mash up elements of Foursquare, Facebook and Ustream while keeping an online record of your activities.
Apple may not be at Mobile World Congress, but rumours about its upcoming iPhone 5 continue to loom over the show.
Apple may debut a half-size iPhone this summer, with an edge-to-edge screen design and a beefed-up, free MobileMe service for storing and accessing music, photos and videos in the cloud.
There's little reason to upgrade from the the iPhone 4, but its camera, processor and software mean the iPhone 4S is a cracking gadget.