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|Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:19 pm Post subject: Apple Intros iPhone 5
|Apple Intros iPhone 5
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Posted by: Staff
Apple today announced iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, with a new 4-inch Retina display, A6 chip, ultrafast wireless technology, and even better battery life. It also comes with iOS 6, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook integration; Passbook organization; and even more Siri features and languages.
"iPhone 5 is the most beautiful consumer device that we've ever created," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "We've packed an amazing amount of innovation and advanced technology into a thin and light, jewel-like device with a stunning 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast A6 chip, ultrafast wireless, even longer battery life; and we think customers are going to love it."
iPhone 5 comes in either white and silver or black and slate, and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model and $399 for the 64GB model. iPhone 5 will be available from the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores, and through AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and select Apple Authorized Resellers. iPhone 5 will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK on Friday, September 21, and customers can pre-order their iPhone 5 beginning Friday, September 14. iOS 6 software will be available on Wednesday, September 19 as a free software update.