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Topic: iPhone 5S

Tim Cook to shareholders: iPhone 5s & 5c outpace predecessors, Apple bought 23 companies in 16 months

02/28/2014, 03:02 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook sat alone onstage as he presided over the company's annual shareholder meeting, fielding questions and detailing various aspects of his company's business. Among the topics he discussed were sales of the latest iPhone models, Apple's pace of acquisitions, and the growth of Apple TV.

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Apple preparing software update to enhance functionality of iPhone 5s Touch ID

02/28/2014, 08:02 am

Apple is preparing to release a free software update designed to improve the fingerprint recognition experience of Touch ID, potentially fixing a "fade" issue that has been experienced by some iPhone 5s users, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple takes 7% share of Chinese smartphone market in Q4 on strong iPhone 5s sales

02/18/2014, 10:02 pm

During the last quarter of 2013, Apple upped its share of the Chinese smartphone market to 7 percent on positive iPhone 5s demand, but still trails in fifth place behind vendors with cheaper offerings.

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Apple's Tim Cook hints at expanded mobile payment strategy and more for Touch ID

01/27/2014, 06:01 pm

While stopping short of announcing an comprehensively outlined strategy for facilitating mobile payments, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook linked the concept with iPhone 5s' Touch ID system.

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Tim Cook admits iPhone 5c share lower than expected, says demand was 'different than we thought'

01/27/2014, 05:01 pm

Though Apple doesn't break down sales of individual iPhone models, Chief Executive Tim Cook admitted on Monday that sales of the iPhone 5c represented a smaller mix of total handset sales than his company anticipated.

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Incipio unveils NFC-based Cashwrap mobile wallet case for Apple's iPhone

01/24/2014, 01:01 pm

Accessory maker Incipio on Friday officially launched the Cashwrap, an NFC-enabled case that adds support for the ISIS mobile payment standard to the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.

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Apple's iPhone 5c boasts most available advertised memory, Samsung Galaxy S4 declared 'biggest memory hog'

01/23/2014, 08:01 am

While many smartphones advertise 16 gigabytes of capacity, none of them actually offer that much storage to the end user. But both Apple's iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s offer among the most advertised space out of the box, while Samsung's Galaxy S4 comes in last place.

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Study: iPhone, iPad users most voracious data consumers in developed and developing markets

01/22/2014, 08:01 pm

For the fourth year in a row, network technology firm JDSU found owners of Apple's iDevices to be among the most "data hungry" of portable device users, with the latest figures showing iPhone 5s consumption up by 20 percent compared to the iPhone 5.

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Photos: Customers line up for long-awaited China Mobile launch of Apple's iPhone

01/17/2014, 10:01 am

Thousands of Chinese consumers descended on China Mobile stores across the Middle Kingdom Friday as the iPhone made its official debut on the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Apple's Cook hands out first China Mobile iPhones at launch event [ux2]

01/16/2014, 09:01 pm

After years of speculation and rumors, the iPhone finally launched on the world's largest wireless carrier China Mobile on Friday, with Apple CEO Tim Cook and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua on hand to personally pass out the first units to customers.

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Wall Street excited about China Mobile's iPhone launch, but Apple's margins will be scrutinized

01/15/2014, 03:01 pm

With the iPhone just days away from arriving on China Mobile, analysts' relief at the long-rumored deal's consummation is paired with curiosity about what concessions Apple may have made to strike an accord with the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Tim Cook makes rare TV appearance to hype Apple-China Mobile deal

01/15/2014, 08:01 am

In an effort to drum up enthusiasm among investors for his company's new agreement with China Mobile, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook participated in a rare TV interview on Wednesday, sharing the spotlight with Xi Guohua, the chairman of the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Apple's Cook 'incredibly optimistic' as China Mobile iPhone orders in multi-millions

01/14/2014, 10:01 pm

According to China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua, demand for the carrier's iPhone looks to be strong as orders are already in the multi-millions, prompting Apple CEO Tim Cook to say he is "incredibly optimistic" about the new partnership.

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Blockbuster iPhone 5s & iPad Air propelled Apple to 80M+ holiday iDevice sales - report

01/14/2014, 12:01 pm

Total iOS device sales may have reached 80 million units in the just-concluded December quarter, driven by particularly strong demand for the new iPhone 5s and iPad Air, sales surveys conducted by Canaccord Genuity suggest.

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Foxconn reportedly ships nearly 1.5M iPhone 5s units for China Mobile launch

01/14/2014, 05:01 am

In a possible indication of preorder demand for a China Mobile iPhone 5s, Apple partner supplier Foxconn has reportedly sent more than one million handsets to the world's largest carrier ahead of its launch of the device this Friday.

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Rumor: Apple to reintroduce 8GB iPhone 4 to curb flagging India sales

01/14/2014, 01:01 am

With the smartphone race heating up in emerging markets keen on low-priced handsets, Apple is supposedly poised to resurrect the 8GB iPhone 4 exclusively for Indian buyers.

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Hands-on: Mophie's Space Pack brings extra power, storage to iPhone 5/5s

01/10/2014, 12:01 am

Mophie, best known for its battery-packing iPhone cases, outed an entirely new class of product at CES that not only charges phones on-the-go, but adds up to 32GB of extra data storage accessible by iPhone or computer.

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First Look: Typo Bluetooth keyboard case for iPhone 5 and 5s [u]

01/07/2014, 04:01 am

After nearly a month of hype, the Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo keyboard is nearing release and AppleInsider had a chance to spend some hands-on time with the device ahead of its launch later in January.

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Retailers discount iPhone 5s down to $120, AT&T offers customers $450 to leave T-Mobile [u]

01/03/2014, 12:01 pm

Friday brought three impressive new deals for those looking to buy a new iPhone or jump ship from their current carrier, with Best Buy knocking up to 35 percent off of on-contract iPhone 5s sales, MacMall pricing the 5s at $120 and AT&T offering up to $450 per line to customers who switch from rival T-Mobile.

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China Mobile signs deal with Apple, will launch iPhone 5s, 5c in January

12/22/2013, 05:12 pm

Apple officially announced its agreement with China Mobile today. The world's largest carrier and most significant remaining mobile operator to not sell iPhones will begin taking preregistrations on December 25 and bring iPhone 5s and 5c models to retail stores for sale on January 17.

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