Japan’s KDDI, a Japanese telecommunications operator, will start selling the upcoming iPhone 5 from the first quarter of 2012, reported Nikkie Business. The fifth generation iPhone is set to be launched on October 15 this year.
Notably, all the new iPhone models so far have been launched in Japan only through Softbank.
The iPhone 5 will come with iOS 5 which is reported to have 200 new features than the previous version of the operating system. The phone will also have the iCloud service from Apple which will allow users to store their music or files on remote services for easy access across different devices including iPhones, iPods, iPads or even personal computers.
Other rumoured features of the iPhone 5 include a 4 inch screen, Near Field Communication chip, 8 megapixel camera and compatibility with both GSM and CDMA networks. The phone is likely to run on an A5 chip at 1.2 GHz.