After Apple experienced a shortage with its new iPhones at launch, especially with the new gold 5s, the company announced today that its new devices will be coming available in several additional markets by the end of the month.
Apple will launch the iPhone 5s and 5c on October 25 in 25 different countries including Italy, Russia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Spain (to name a few). The new phones will also be available to 10 more countries including Mexico, Malaysia, El Salvador and India next month on November 1. Head below for a full list of markets included in today's announcement.
The new iPhones will be available through Apple's online and retail stores as well as select Apple Authorized Resellers, as per usual.
iPhone 5s / 5c international launch dates:
Friday, October 25:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.
Friday, November 1:
Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE.
The iPhone 5s is the Apple’s latest flagship handset. The iPhone 5s is powered by a first of its kind 64-bit A7 processor and the same 4" Retina display as its predecessor. It also includes a fingerprint reader dubbed Touch ID, HD video capture at 720p at 120FPS that can also perform slow motion at 120FPS. Battery life on the iPhone 5s is rated for 10 hours of 3G talk time, LTE browsing, Wi-Fi browsing and video.
The iPhone 5C replaces the iPhone 5 with nearly identical tech specs, a plastic-based exterior and 5 color choices, a first in the iPhone family. The 5C features the same 4" Retina display, A6 CPU, 8-megapixel rear iSight camera, a new front-facing FaceTime HD camera with better low light support, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, a higher capacity battery and support for more LTE bands.
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