Cupertino giant — Apple announced today that iPhone 5 will be available in South Korea on December 7 Friday and 50 more countries. The thinnest and lightest iPhone ever is set to sweep off Apple fans across the world this holiday season.
Currently available in 47 countries around the world including US, Australia, Canada, France and UK, this new member of the iPhone family runs on an Apple-designed A6 chip for a faster performance with the latest operating system iOS 6. It also boasts 200 new features and thousands of apps available for download on itunes app center.
And before the holiday rush, Apple wants everyone across borders to experience the iPhone 5 mania as it is scheduled for shipment on 50 more countries. It will be available on December 7 Friday in South Korea, December 14 in Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Grenada, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Montenegro, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. And on December 21 in Barbados, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam.
iPhone 5 will be available in either black and slate or white and silver at a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for 16 GB model, $299 (US) for the 32 GB model and $399 (US) for the 64 GB model.