Today’s the big day – the iPhone 5 has finally arrived at many Apple Stores and other resellers around the world. Yup – it’s finally here! The launch has already begun, with Apple Retail Stores opening at 8 a.m., and a number of people have already received their new device.
Apple is updating their website to reveal that “It’s here” as 8:00 AM rolls around in the various launch areas. I dunno about you, but that image right up there makes me pretty excited!
The iPhone 5 is now available through online and retail stores for Apple, as well as AT&T, Verizon & Sprint. It’s also available at many Target, Best Buy, Sam’s Club and Radio Shack stores. It’s also available at a variety of carrier and retail stores throughout each of the countries included in today’s launch.
Apple iPhone 5 launches today in the following 9 countries: US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Sales will begin at 8 a.m. local time in all available areas.
Have you received your iPhone 5 yet? Send us a pic, and let us know what you think!
We’ll keep this page updated with all our coverage and featured articles surrounding the iPhone 5 launch. Check the links below for a full list of guides and information about Apple’s great new smartphone!
- Apple Requiring Developers to Submit iPhone 5 Screenshots for the App Store
- iPhone 5 Launch Lines Around the World
- Wave Of iPhone Boxes Make Their Way Through FedEx’s Distribution Center
- Japanese Thieves Steal $100,000 Worth Of iPhone 5s
- Phil Schiller: Apple Has no Plans for an iPhone 5 Dock
- iFixit Tears Down the iPhone 5: Much Easier to Repair Than the 4S
- Report: Apple Will Replace Broken iPhone 5 Screens In-Store
- Verizon iPhone 5 is GSM Unlocked, Functional on AT&T
- See What Apps Will Look Like on the iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S
- Some iPhone 5 Users Reporting Screen Issues
- Buyer Beware: Third-Party Lightning Cables Probably Won’t Work!
- iPhone 5 Sets New Record in Sunspider Benchmarks – Twice as Fast as iPhone 4S!
- The Saga of the iPhone 5 Waiting Game
- iPhone 5 Already Jailbroken Less Than 24 Hours After Release
- Apple’s A6 Chip Confirmed to Feature Triple-Core GPU Assembly
- Drop Tests Prove Apple’s New iPhone is Pretty Darn Tough
Guides and Tutorials
- iPhone 5: The Complete Buyer’s Guide
- Where to Buy an iPhone 5 On Launch Day
- Getting Started With Your iPhone 5
- iPhone 5 Launch Day Survival Guide
- How to: Migrate From Your Current iPhone to the iPhone 5
- How To: Set Up Your New iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Information, Accessories, and Resources
- How To Check iPhone Upgrade Eligibility
- Six Reasons To Upgrade To The iPhone 5
- 6 Great Cases for the iPhone 5
- iPhone 5 Review Roundup
- How The iPhone 5′s Camera Compares to the iPhone 4 and 4S
- Comparing The New iPhone 5 to its Android and Windows Phone Competition
- AppleCare+ for iPhone and iPad: Is it Worth It?
- Why the iPhone 5 is Anything But a Disappointment
- Review: Apple EarPods
- Realtime List of Every App Updated for the iPhone 5
- 5 Must-Have iOS Apps for Movie Lovers
- 7 Excellent Cooking and Recipe Apps
- 5 iOS Social Apps You May Not Have Heard Of
- Awesome Poker Apps for Poker Players
- 5 Excellent iPhone Photography Editing Apps
- Three of the Best Guitar Chord Apps for iPhone
What to Do With Your Old iPhone
- Seven Things To Do With Your Old iPhone
- Preparing Your iOS Device For Resale
- When and Where to Sell Your Old iPhone