Apple set to unveil new iPhone 6 'on September 9'

Apple is set to unveil the new iPhone 6 on September 6 , according to reports. A "big" media event has been scheduled by the firm related to its new mobile phone next month, according to Re/code.

Apple set to unveil new iPhone 6 due on 'September 9' Credit: PA

From past new releases from the technology giant, the iPhone 6 could be on shop shelves as early as September 1.

The phone would be Apple's ninth, and is mooted to be released in two sizes, both 4.7 inches screen and 5.5 inches, with the smaller of the two to be made available first, according to the Telegraph.