October 9, 2013
If you’ve been trying to buy an iPhone 5s, you know the story. Nearly three weeks after Apple’s flagship device first launched, supplies remain low. That is likely to change very soon, however, based on today’s announcement. Cupertino has announced that the iPhone 5s and 5c will launch in the following countries beginning Friday, Oct. 25: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand. On Friday, Nov. 1, both models will launch in Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates. The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launched on Sept. 20 in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. During the first 72 hours, 9 million iPhone units were sold. For more information, see: Find iPhone 5s Stock Closest To You With This Handy Tool, It's iPhoneography: NatGeo Photographer Captures Scotland With His iPhone 5s, and Here's Another Way Apple's iPhone 5s Is Different Than Its Predecessor .