Mark your calendars: the next iPhone will be revealed sometime between June 5th and June 9th, 2011, as Apple has already booked those dates at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for this year’s WWDC.
Although the Moscone Center’s website officially lists the early June event name as a “Corporate Meeting,” this anonymous description is usually deployed by Moscone Center management to refer to Apple events.
Apple’s next iPhone is traditionally announced at each year’s WWDC event held at the Moscone Center sometime in June.
In addition, Apple Bitch notes that there are two other “Corporate Meetings / Events” on the Moscone schedule: one for May 10th through 11th, and the second between June 22nd and 23rd.
It’s unclear what these events could be. Apple Bitch posts that the May event is a likely candidate for the iPad 2’s launch, but other reports suggest that this is going to happen in March, which makes more sense: Apple tries to separate the release of new models of each member of its iOS family by a few months, to avoid exhausting the wallets of consumers.
Additionally, the June 22nd and 23rd event would appear to be too closely placed to the dates for WWDC to expect an announcement of much importance, although it is worth noting that those dates align almost a year to the date of the iPhone 4’s release on June 24th of 2010.Related