Apple will launch iPhone 5 in over 50 new countries in December

Apple will launch iPhone 5 in over 50 new countries in December
Apple has today announced that it will launch the iPhone 5 in 50 more countries in December, in an unprecedented sales push for the Holiday season. Chief executive Tim Cook’s logistics genius started to show as Apple managed to cut down shipping times to a week or less, just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year.

The iPhone 5 is likely to finally become available to everyone who wants it without the ridiculous waiting time of several weeks. Apple’s timely approach to the iPhone 5 launch sits in stark contrast to Google’s largely failed Nexus 4 launch. Unlike the iPhone 5, the Nexus 4 has gone out of stock for its 8GB version again, and you’d need to wait for after New Year’s to get the 16GB version.

The iPhone 5 is right now available in 47 countries among which the biggest markets across the globe.

But the absolute biggest, China, is getting it on December 14th, and the huge market of South Korea will see it launch on December 7th. Hit the press release below to get the full list of countries where the iPhone 5 will become available in December.

source: Apple via BGR

Related phones

iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0 inches
    1136 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A6, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1440 mAh
  • OS iOS 10.x



12. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

what's with all the android fanboys over here? i've no love for apple but at least i'm happy my country will get the latest piece of technology

11. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Ok so they have huge unsold inventory this means as far as their regular markets are concerned. At least that's how i would interpret it.

10. Mamamia

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

Apple finally release it in my country ! I tot they gonna skip iPhone 5 and I have to wait for iPhone 5s ! LOL !! ( sorry for my bad English )

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

What was Apple doing from before? Waiting for iP5 to be ripe enough to be plucked from the tree??

4. switza93

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

Apple< LG< Motorola< HTC< Nokia< Samsung

7. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

The fact you don't have Samsung either in front of Apple or behind Apple makes your post ignorant.

1. lee480 unregistered

Who cares? We all know Samsung and Sony are going to dominate during the holidays.

2. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Apple, Samsung, and HTC are at the top right now so Sony is irrelevant.

3. lee480 unregistered

Hahaha I Iike you. But unfortunately, the official numbers do not like you. Sony's numbers are higher than HTC

6. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 31816; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Who cares? How many of these phones r u gonna buy?

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