Quantcast

iPhone 5 to hit PH stores on Dec. 14

By |


MANILA, Philippines—Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable company, announced Monday evening (Manila time) that the new Apple iPhone 5 would be launched in the Philippines officially on December 14.

A press release on the company’s website said the Philippines was included in a list of more than 50 countries where the new smart phone would be launched this December.

The first in the list would be South Korea, where the new iPhone will hit stores on December 7, Friday.

A week after, the device will become available 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.

Before the year ends, Barbados, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam will also get the new iPhone.

The statement did not have details on carrier availability. The iPhone 5’s predecessor, the iPhone 4S, is currently available on contract from Globe Telecom and Smart Communications.

The iPhone 5 is already available in 47 countries around the world including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK.

Apart from improved hardware, the iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, Apple’s newest operating system for mobile devices. The new software comes with over 200 new features including: Shared Photo Streams, Facebook integration, all-new Maps app, Passbook organization, and voice-based personal assistant Siri.

Below is the link to the Apple press release:

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/12/03iPhone-5-Arrives-in-South-Korea-More-Than-50-Additional-Countries-in-December.html








Recent Stories:

Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith 8 mins elapsed More MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands 15 mins elapsed Algerian plane has crashed–official 24 mins elapsed AFP chief urges soldiers to defend DAP to family and friends 34 mins elapsed ‘Shrek the Musical’ comes to Manila 42 mins elapsed Pacino, Dafoe set for Venice Film Festival 1 hour elapsed Cagayan ends Army winning streak in V-League 2 hours elapsed Peace groups call on gov’t, others to make thorough test on Bangsamoro law 2 hours elapsed
Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

  • kunsabagay

    need ko na ata palitan ang Nokia 5110 ko…..



Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace