iPhone 5 Release Date, Pricing and Availability – Preorder Begins September 14

This week is all about the iPhone 5! The new iPhone 5 was introduced on Wednesday at the Apple event with new specs and features.

Apple also announced the availability, release date, and pricing of the new iPhone model.

The iPhone 5 comes in either white & silver or black & slate, and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model and $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the 64GB model. iPhone 5 will be available from the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores, and through AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and select Apple Authorized Resellers. iPhone 5 will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK on Friday, September 21, and customers can pre-order their iPhone 5 beginning Friday, September 14.

iPhone 4S will also be available for just $99 (US) and iPhone 4 will be available for free with a two-year contract.

The iOS 6 software will be available on Wednesday, September 19 as a free software update.