iphone 5 in china

Tim Cook talking about earnings with Wall Street in October disclosed plans to ship new iPhone 5 to 100 countries this year.

This Friday iPhone 5 is coming to stores in South Korea. China is receiving their’s next week on December 14th along with other huge markets like Russia and Brazil.

iPhone 4S launch was faster in 2011. In 63 days, iPhone 4S reached 70 countries. Apple struggles with overwhelming demand for iPhone 5, but suppliers are catching up and supplies look good for this Christmas season. Australia ships in less than 4 days, other countries promise a week. This is down from two week waiting period many countries have been experiencing.

If everything goes well for Apple, iPhone 5 should reach 101 countries in 91 days.

Via iPhone Gadgets