Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Apple has always launched new iPhones at its Worldwide Developers Conference events which it organizes every year. At WWDC 2008, it announced the iPhone 3G, at WWDC 2009, it announced the iPhone 3GS and at WWDC 2010, it announced the iPhone 4.
Naturally, it was expected that Apple will announce the iPhone 5 at WWDC 2011. Today, Apple officially announced that it will be holding WWDC 2011 on June 6 – June 10. The official press release states that “Apple will unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS” at this year’s WWDC. There will be “more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers on a wide range of technology-specific topics for developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and Mac OS technologies”.
“At this year’s conference we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “If you are an iOS or Mac OS X software developer, this is the event that you do not want to miss.”
iOS 5 will likely be unveiled at WWDC on the opening day, along with Mac OS X Lion. We can also expect the launch of the iPhone 5, and a keynote by Steve Jobs.
You can register for WWDC here – Apple WWDC. The tickets are priced at $1599 each.