iPhone 5 Coming To 50 More Countries This Month (South Korea Release Date: 12/07)By: Chris Crum - December 3, 2012
Apple announced today that the iPhone 5 will be released in South Korea on Friday, December 7, and that it will be released in 50 other countries this month.
Last week, Apple revealed that the device would be available in China on Friday, December 14 (the new iPads will launch in the country this Friday).
In addition to China, Apple announced today that the following countries will get the iPhone 5 on December 14: Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, 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. iPhone 5 will also be available on Friday, 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 & the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam.
The device is currently available in 47 other countries.
Last week, Apple began selling unlocked versions of the iPhone 5 (GSM) in the U.S.