iPhone 6 now said to launch in October: Report

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Despite prior indications that it would begin selling in September, the iPhone 6 launches October 14, according to the newest report from MacRumors.

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The website cited a source knowledgeable about an "internal Apple Retail Store meeting," who said that the iPhone launch would be part of an "incredibly busy" month of October.

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MacRumors acknowledged that most reports have pointed to a September announcement and launch of the iPhone 6, but rumors from last week indicated that the Cupertino-based company is planning only to announce the phone that month.

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—By CNBC staff