iPhone 5 world launches spread to over 50 more countries

The Apple iPhone 5 already seems to some of us as though it has been out for some time, even though it was actually only released in late September. It’s easy to forget then that although consumers in 47 countries worldwide can now buy the iPhone, there are still plenty of regions where it has not yet been launched. Good news then if you’re one of the many still waiting as during this month iPhone 5 availability will hit over 50 more countries.

Just after Apple began selling the iPhone 5 unlocked in the U.S. the latest iPhone will be available to many more eager buyers and those in South Korea will be first of all on December 7, only days away now! The following week on Friday December 14th it will become available in these countries – 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.

Following launches of the iPhone 5 in all of those countries there will be another swathe of releases on December 21st to include 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.

If you’re in any of the above regions you may appreciate a brief recap on specs and features of the iPhone 5. It has the Apple A6 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch Retina display with resolution of 1136 x 640 and 326ppi, 1GB of RAM and 16, 32 or 64GB of internal storage (non-expandable). You’ll also get an 8-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video capture and 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera with FaceTime HD 720p video, a 1440 mAh battery and it runs on Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.

The iPhone 5 is available in two color options, either black with slate or white with silver. It’s a great time for Apple to release the iPhone 5 in so many more regions, especially with Christmas just ahead. You may be interested in our article on some of the best smartphones for the holiday season in which we included the iPhone 5.

Are you one of the many people around the world still to see the iPhone 5 available in your country? Does your region appear on the lists for areas where it will become available real soon? Will you be ordering the iPhone 5? Let us know by sending your comments.

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