The day is here. Eager consumers can now get their iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. At least some of them can. Word is that supplies of the gold model are limited, so if that's the one you want, you can try your luck. Either way, the release date is upon us.
Here's what people are saying about the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in real time:
“iPhone 5s is the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, delivering desktop class architecture in the palm of your hand,” said Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller, upon announcing the device. “iPhone 5s sets a new standard for smartphones, packed into its beautiful and refined design are breakthrough features that really matter to people, like Touch ID, a simple and secure way to unlock your phone with just a touch of your finger."
“iPhone 5c is everything iPhone 5 was and more, in an all-new design packed with great features,” said Schiller. “iPhone 5c is designed with a beautiful polycarbonate enclosure that looks and feels so solid in your hand.”
The 5s comes in gold, silver, or "space gray". It's available in the US for $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for the 32GB model and $399 for the 64GB model. The 5c comes in blue, green, pink, yellow and white and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $99 for the 16GB model and $199 for the 32GB model.
iPhone 5s cases are available in beige, black, blue, brown, yellow and red for $39. 5c cases are available in blue, green, pink, yellow, black and white for $29.
You can read more about the devices here.