iOS 5 GM Availability on September 23rd 2011 (iPhone 5) – Apple to Release iOS 5 Gold Master to Assemblers on September 23 . This iOS 5 GM is the forthcoming Operating System for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to release for the overseas Assemblers at some point between September 23 and September 28th.
Apple reportedly planning to release this Gold Master of iOS 5. According to ApplerInsider:
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed to AppleInsider on Monday that the new iPhone and iPod touch went into mass production in late August, and assemblers are currently scheduled to receive the golden master of iOS 5 the week of September 30. Typically, a golden master version of software is identical to the code that eventually becomes the final release to the public.
Upon receiving the software, Apple’s overseas assemblers will be able to install it on the finalized hardware and prepare it for shipping. The latest version of iOS will come preinstalled on both the fifth-generation models of the iPhone and iPod touch, set to be released in the coming weeks.
The Release of iOS 5 to assemblers means its likely finalized Hardware units for the new iPhone 5, iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 2/1 and iPod Touch 3G/4G and begin to ship at the end of September. Yesterday, rumor surfaced that the iPhone 5 Launch date on Sprint Carrier will be on October 1st Week.
Kuo said, with an estimated 10 to 12 days for shipping of iOS 5 GM, there are two other Appole Devices which are likely to be available by mid-October 2011. numerous rumors that have claimed Apple is gearing up for an October launch for its fifth-generation iPhone. One report from earlier this month similarly indicated that iPhone 5 hardware is being stocked without packaging at overseas assembling plants because Apple is not yet ready to install iOS 5 on the devices.
Apple has not officially confirmed the existence of the anticipated “iPhone 5” or fifth-gen iPod touch. But promised the availability of iOS 5 will become to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to users in this fall.
What are the new Features of iOS 5 GM: including the all-new Notification Center, iMessage application, and a new PC-free design that allows over-the-air syncing through iCloud and wireless software updates, and includes the advanced Voice Recognition and Commands and also working on the Functionality that is secret and not revealed yet.