Apple iPhone 5 Availability
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Apple Inc has opened the pre-order windows for its sixth generation iPhone 5 which was unveiled at a special event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

The Cupertino giant announced on its official website that it is accepting pre-orders for locked version of iPhone 5 and the customers have to choose their service providers while placing their orders, which will only work on the carrier they choose.

The new iPhone 5 is available on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon, and the Cupertino tech giant has limited the latest iPhone pre-orders at two per customer. The carries, which are offering service for iPhone 5, promise to ship devices within two weeks.

The lowest price tag of Apple iPhone 5 is $199, 32GB variant costs $299 and 64GB variant GB costs $399.

Meanwhile, the Apple has also confirmed that the new iPhone will be up for sales in retail stores on September 21. It will be available in United Stated, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK starting Friday.

After its initial roll out in about 10 countries, iPhone 5 will be released in several other countries on September 28. Eventually, Apple is expected to grace shelves of over 100 markets with its new device besides attracting more than 240 service providers by this year end.  

The new iPhone is expected to sell out more than 10 million units in its first week into business and also increases the market value of the company.