Apple has finally sent out invitations to its next launch event which will take place on 10 September for the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.

The almost inevitable has been confirmed after Apple sent out invited to a press event next week. The iPhone unveiling was rumoured for the date a while ago so it's been a case of waiting for the green light from Apple. See also: iPhone 5S launch 10 September: 5 things we expect to see.

Apple's iPhone launch event will take place at its campus in California on 10 September at 6pm BST UK time.

The simple and minimalistic invitation says "This should brighten up everyone's day" with iOS 7 coloured circles. It suggests that, as per leaked information, a new iPhone will come in different colour options.

The cheaper, and plastic, iPhone 5C is thought to be coming in white, blue, red, green and yellow. Pink is another rumoured variant. See also: iPhone 5S price: PCA predictions

The iPhone 5S will likely be the replacement for the existing iPhone 5 with new features including a fingerprint scanner and a better camera. It too will supposedly come in more colours than the usual black and white, including champagne gold.

Apple new iPhone models are rumoured to be released on 20- and 27 September.

All will be revealed next week so join us for all the news and coverage as it happens.

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