Twitter might have planned the official release of its photo service for later this week, but iOS developers can access it ahead of everyone else. That’s right, the service is built-in to the first beta version of iOS 5, which was released yesterday.

Obviously, you’ll need an iOS developer license in order to download the first beta version of iOS 5. These cost $99/year. However, do be aware that early preview versions of the iOS (such as iOS 5.0 beta 1) are buggy, and not always stable.

Twitter Photos should launch later this week, and will roll out to countries around the world over the next few weeks.

[via TechCrunch]