iPhone 5 launches in China, South Korea, Russia and many other countries this month

Apple has proudly announced that its latest smartphone – the iPhone 5, initially launched on September 21 – is ready to be released in more than 50 countries this month.

The first new market where the iPhone 5 will be available is South Korea. Customers will be able to buy the handset there starting this Friday (December 7).

On December 14, the iPhone 5 will debut in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Bolivia, Bahamas, Bahrain, China, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Grenada, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Malaysia, Philippines, Panama, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela.

In addition, the Apple smartphone will be introduced on December 21 in: Barbados, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Niger, Senegal, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam.

The iPhone 5 can be already bought in 47 countries around the world, so with these newly-announced markets it will be available in more than 100 before the end of the year.

Apple sold 5 million iPhone 5s in the first week-end, and hasn’t discussed sales numbers ever since. But it’s almost certain that it’s going to sell a few other million units this holiday season.

Via Press release

Author: Florin

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