Korea Telecom Prepares for 16GB, 32GB iPhone 5… But No 64GB Model? [Report]

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The iPhone 5’s rumored September release isn’t far away now, and as we enjoy a number of case leaks and photos of the device (purportedly) in the wild, carriers are beginning to prepare themselves for its launch. AT&T has reportedly begun communicating launch plans to its staff, but Korean carrier KT has even started listing the device in its system.

The above image obtained by 9to5 Mac is a screenshot of the carrier’s database which lists three devices with the reference “AIP5” — which stands for “Apple iPhone 5.” The carrier reportedly lists Apple’s fourth-generation iPhone as “AIP4.”

What’s most interesting about these SKUs, however, is those two number accompanying them — “16,” “32,” “00 ” — which is apparently a reference to the device’s storage capacity. But what about the model ending “00”? Is that the 64GB iPhone we’ve hearing about, or is it a device with no local storage?

Neither: 9to5 Mac says this model number refers to the unlocked iPhone. They also note, however, that these SKUs could simply be placeholders, and don’t necessarily rule out a 64GB iPhone 5.