iPhone 5 international launch draws large crowds

Apple launched the iPhone last week in nine countries and today, the company is rolling out the phone in 22 additional countries. As evidenced in the videos compiled by AppleInsider, the launch was greeted enthusiastically by customers who waited in line to get Apple’s latest smartphone.

In addition to these new markets, the iPhone 5 is also going on sale at several regional carriers including Cellcom, nTelos, Appalachian Wireless, C Spire, GCI and Cricket. This is one of Apple’s most aggressive iPhone launches with the handset going on sale in 31 countries within two weeks of the announcement.

The new markets launching the iPhone on September 28 include Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

iPhone 5 international launch draws large crowds originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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