Apple is calling it their “fastest phone roll-out ever”, with 100 countries and 240 carriers to receive the iPhone 5 by end of the year. On September 21st, the next gen iPhone will launch in 9 countries, including: US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Pre-orders will start this Friday, on September 14. (Contract) Pricing will be the same as the 4S: $199 for 16GB. $299 for 32GB, $399 for 64GB.
If you don’t live in the aforementioned countries, fret not as the second wave of iPhone 5 launches will occur on Sept 28, with 22 nations being included in this round. They are: