Apple iPhone 5 Coming Soon

September 14, 2012 by
On September 12th, Apple announced the iPhone 5, officially to launch September 21st. Pre-orders on the Apple US & Canada websites have already sold out (availability is now listed as 2 weeks). Pre-orders are also now available on the Bell, Virgin, Rogers, Fido, and TELUS websites (no word yet on Koodo) - available numbers are unknown, but no doubt limited. Pricing on a 3-year term is the same across the board - $379 for the 32GB, $279 for the 16GB and $179 for the 16GB. The iPhone 5 is being touted as “the biggest thing to happen to iPhone since the iPhone.”

Apple iPhone 5 Unlocked/No Contract Pricing
  • 16GB - $699
  • 32GB - $799
  • 64GB - $899

Apple iPhone 5 Features
  • LTE capable for speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • All new design – 18% thinner, 20% lighter, 12% less volume
  • iOS 6 – with all new Maps, expanded Siri support, Facebook integration, Passbook and more
  • Dual-band 802.11n wireless connectivity to accelerate your Wi-Fi experience
  • Performance and graphics up to twice as fast with the new A6 chip
  • All new EarPods for an enhanced audio experience
  • New Siri features – ask about sports scores and stats, where to eat, what movies to see — even ask Siri to make Facebook posts or tweet for you
  • 8.0 MP iSight camera with panorama, autofocus, LED flash, face detection, geotagging, improved video stabilization, and 1080p HD video recording
  • FaceTime HD camera with 1.2 MP photos and 720p video
  • Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity

For pre-orders please click on the following links:

UPDATE: MTS has announced that they will be offering the iPhone 5 starting September 28, 2012. SaskTel has put the device up as 'Coming Soon' on their website, but no official date has been announced yet (though we expect it to be the same as MTS - September 28).

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