Japanese website macotacara.jp has recently reported that assembly for the iPhone 5 has begun, according to a “Chinese” source.
The source told Macotacara that tech manufacturing companies Foxconn Technology and Pegatron Technology are to begin making iPhone 5′s, with both companies responsible for 85% an 15% of production respectively.
They also mentioned that the “assembled” iPhone 5′s are not yet packaged, due to the iOS 5 not being finalized yet.
As reported here recently, an October release is mentioned. They also added that a late October release for Asian markets is to expected.
The Apple iPhone 5 is rumored to have a bigger screen, some speculate up to 4 inches with an edge to edge design. Processing power is said to be done with an A5 dual-core processor. Also, there are strong suggestions of an elongated, gesture based home button. Many have also speculated that an 8MP camera will be equipped on the iPhone 5.
With all this hype, rumors and leaks, October seem to be such a long wait for all Apple enthusiasts, yet it is just around the corner. A mid to late September “reveal” is also being talked about…