∞ Report: iPhone 5 to ship in September

The next major release of the Apple’s popular iPhone will ship to customers in September, according to a report on Wednesday.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]Citing three unnamed sources with “direct knowledge of the company’s supply chain,” Reuters said production of the iPhone 5 will start in July or August. The iPhone 5 would then ship to customers in September.

The Loop first reported that Apple would not release any hardware at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June.

The Loop also squashed more iPhone 5 rumors after reports began to surface that Apple would then hold a special event later in June to introduce the device.