The iPhone 5 rumor from a reliable Japanese source is travelling all over that Apple’s next-generation smartphone is already being manufactured. iPhone 5 cases are beginning to appear en masse with designs coalescing around a recognizable set of specifications.
Japan’s Makotakara, a site that accurately predicted many of Apple’s recent product announcements, reports that iPhone 5 manufacturing has begun in China. Assuming a 10-week prerelease production rise up, the iPhone 5 could arrive in mid-September.
Further, Makokatara’s states that the two-toned Aluminum-backed iPhone 5 prototype is the exact model Apple is manufacturing.