Tech giant Apple has planned to release a new iPhone and a mini iPad in September, according to a report.
The company plans a special event for September 12 at which it will announce the new iPhone, a smaller iPad and an updated iPod touch.
According to Apple blog iMore, the new iPhone will be released on September 21.
iMore 's Rene Ritchie said that 'this information comes from sources who have proven accurate in the past.'
According to the Telegraph, Rumours about the next iPhone have been appearing with increasing frequency in recent weeks.
It has been reported that Apple will drop the familiar 30-pin dock connector from this new model, potentially making current accessories obsolete.
The new iPhone is also expected to be thinner and to have a larger screen.