Apple launching iPhone 5 in in 50 new countries this month, including South Korea, Brazil, and Russia

Apple has announced that they're launching the iPhone 5 in 50 more countries this month. Friday, December 7 will see the iPhone 5 coming to South Korea. Friday, December 14 will see it come to Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Grenada, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Montenegro, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. And Friday, December 21 will see come to Barbados, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam.

In addition to the 47 countries that already offer the iPhone 5, there launches will bring the total to 97 by the end of 2012.

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PilotPhil81 says:

How can they launch in 50 more country's when I still can get one in the US for Verizon?!