Apple’s latest handset, the iPhone 4S, will be available for online preorders beginning on Friday, October 7 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight time. Apple representatives have confirmed this news, according to MacRumors.
The iPhone 4S will be available first in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the U.K. beginning Friday, October 14. By the end of October (likely October 28), the new phone will arrive in 22 more countries. These include: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
For U.S. customers, Apple is providing this neat tool to see if you’re eligible for an iPhone 4S upgrade.