iPhone 5 Release Date Confirmed As September 21st, Pre-orders Begin the 14th

By: Josh Wolford - September 12, 2012

Apple has just confirmed the exact date you can get your hands on the brand new iPhone 5.

As expected, the new device will ship on September 21st. You’ll have to wait until Friday, September 14th to lock in your pre-order.

The prices are the exact same as with the iPhone 4S launch. The iPhone 5 will come in three different models: a 16GB for $199, a 32GB for $299, and a 64Gb for $399. Of course, those prices include a two-year contract with a carrier.

The iPhone lineup has officially lost a member. As expected, the iPhone 3GS is no more. The brand new offerings include a free 8GB iPhone 4, a $99 16GB iPhone 4S, and the new iPhone 5s.

Of course, the iPhone was will be offered in both black and white.

Apple’s new phone will ship to the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore on the 21st. It’ll ship to additional countries a week later.

The iPhone 5 boasts a 4-inch 16:9 screen, a faster A6 chip, new dock connector, improved camera, LTE and upgraded Wi-Fi, and is thinner and lighter.

For more coverage of the Apple event, check here.

[Lead Image courtesy The Verge]

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