iPhone 12 Release Date Set for October 13 Claims Report and Leaker

iPhone 12 concepts by EverythingApplePro

Update Oct. 13: Apple has announced its iPhone 12 lineup today.

It was reported yesterday an internal video from British Telecom brands BT and EE claimed Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 launch was just “days away”, and now one report says the Apple event for this year’s new smartphones will be coming on October 13.

According to AppleInsider, an unnamed and anonymous tipster told the site Apple’s iPhone 12 event will take place on Tuesday, October 13, while pre-orders would begin on Friday, October 16.

“The tip was sent by someone self-identified as working for a carrier in the Netherlands. While there is no concrete evidence corroborating the event date itself, the message’s IP address is one within a range controlled by a carrier’s corporate network,” reports AppleInsider.

According to leaker Jon Prosser on Wednesday morning, he says the AppleInsider leak “lines up with the dates I [gave] you last month,” referring to the October 13 event, pre-orders on October 16 and launch on Friday, October 23.

Apple did not reveal its iPhone 12 at this month’s ‘Time Flies’ event, focusing on Apple Watch and iPad instead. The company previously admitted its 2020 iPhones would be delayed a “few weeks”, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns from earlier this year.