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Sharp set to begin shipping iPhone 5 screens – report

Sharp Corp is set to begin shipping screens destined for a new Apple iPhone that is widely expected to be released in October ahead of the pre-Christmas shopping season, Reuters has reported. "Shipments will start in August," Sharp's new president, Takashi Okuda, told reporters in Tokyo. Apple is planning a major product launch on September 12, stoking speculation that the world's most valuable technology company will announce the sale of its redesigned iPhone. Apple is equipping the next iPhone with a 4" corner-to-corner screen after Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest Galaxy smartphone with a 4.8" touch-screen.