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Topic: iPhone 5S

Apple iPhone 5s, 5c drive sales leap from 6th to 3rd place in China during October

12/11/2013, 04:12 pm

A monthly report tracking the market share of top smartphone vendors in China indicates a massive surge for Apple occurring at the launch of new iPhone 5s and 5c models.

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iPhone 5s now shipping from Apple's online store within 24 hours

12/10/2013, 08:12 am

Apple's online store was updated on Tuesday to reflect 24-hour shipping times for all capacities and colors for carrier-locked versions of the iPhone 5s in the U.S., though customers looking to buy an unlocked and unsubsidized handset must still wait a few days.

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Apple's iPhone 5s, 5c available on Straight Talk & NET10 starting Friday

12/09/2013, 12:12 pm

Nationwide contract-free wireless carriers Straight Talk Wireless and NET10 Wireless will begin offering Apple's flagship iPhone 5s and mid-range iPhone 5c at Walmart stores on Dec. 13.

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Apple catches up with iPhone 5s demand, achieves full availability at its stores

12/09/2013, 08:12 am

Apple appears to have completely caught up with consumer demand for its flagship iPhone 5s, with a new survey of the company's retail stores finding all models completely in stock at all locations.

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iPhone preorders through China Mobile to begin this week - report

12/09/2013, 08:12 am

China Mobile, the largest wireless carrier in the world, will begin accepting preorders for Apple's iPhone this Thursday ahead of a formal launch later this month, according to a new report.

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Apple improves iPhone 5s ship times to 1-3 days for all models

12/06/2013, 02:12 am

In a sign that Apple's supply chain is finally catching up with demand, the company on Thursday updated its online storefront to reflect a change in iPhone 5s ship times, with all models save for the SIM-free version available to go out in one to three days.

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Imminent iPhone launch on China Mobile could add $10B per year in revenue for Apple

12/03/2013, 03:12 pm

With evidence growing that the iPhone could launch on the world's largest carrier, China Mobile, on Dec. 18, analysts expect big things for Apple's financial bottom line in the coming 2014 calendar year.

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China Mobile initiates iPhone 5s and 5c reservation system in Southern China

12/03/2013, 02:12 am

A China Mobile subsidiary in Suzhou opened up reservations for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c orders on Monday local time in one of the first concrete signs that Apple is about to launch its popular smartphone on the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Foxconn building 500K iPhone 5s units for Apple per day with nonstop production lines

11/27/2013, 08:11 am

In a bid to increase supply of Apple's flagship iPhone 5s, Foxconn --the company's largest manufacturing partner --has dedicated 100 assembly lines to the handset and is now operating 24-hours-per-day, according to Foxconn executives.

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90% of iPhone 5s models now in stock at Apple retail stores

11/26/2013, 08:11 am

Supply of Apple's new flagship handset, the iPhone 5s, has nearly caught up with demand, as a new survey of the company's retail stores finds that 90 percent of models are available.

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Unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 5s now available from Apple's online store

11/22/2013, 11:11 am

Customers wishing to purchase an unlocked, off-contract iPhone 5s in the United States can now do so sans a T-Mobile SIM card as Apple has put the handset's SIM-free variant up for offer.

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Nine Inch Nails rocker Trent Reznor pulls out iPhone 5s on stage to FaceTime with dying friend

11/21/2013, 03:11 am

During a show in Las Vegas last weekend, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor paid tribute to a friend battling terminal cancer by pulling out his iPhone 5s to initiate a FaceTime call with him on stage during his show.

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MOGA's Lightning-connected, iOS 7 compatible iPhone game controller launches this week

11/19/2013, 08:11 am

Apple's retail and online stores, along with other authorized resellers, will begin carrying the MOGA Ace Power gamepad for iPhone this week, giving smartphone gamers more precise physical controls on their mobile device.

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Ship times for iPhone 5s improve to 3-5 days for all models

11/18/2013, 09:11 pm

The Online Apple Store is now quoting estimated U.S. ship times for all iPhone 5s models at three to five days, a marked improvement from only one week ago, signaling the company is making strides to catch up with demand.

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Apple's official iPhone 5s & 5c cases prove popular, though most customers ignore brand

11/14/2013, 08:11 am

Apple newly released cases for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have quickly proven popular, carving away market share from popular casemakers like Otterbox, though most iPhone owners simply don't know who makes the case they own.

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Apple Store now quoting improved iPhone 5s ship times at 1-2 weeks

11/11/2013, 08:11 pm

In an update to its online storefronts on Monday, Apple is now quoting iPhone 5s wait times at one to two weeks, shaving a few days off its previous estimates as the company's supply chain continues ramp up.

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More iPhone buyers switching from Android this year than in 2012

11/11/2013, 07:11 am

New research by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, based on interviews of 400 new iPhone 5s and 5c buyers, indicates that an increasing proportion of Apple's customers are coming from Android compared to last year.

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RunKeeper adds support for background motion tracking via Apple's iPhone 5s M7 chip

11/07/2013, 09:11 am

Popular iOS fitness tracking application RunKeeper was updated on Thursday with brand new features for Apple's recently released iPhone 5s, leveraging that device's dedicated M7 motion tracking chip.

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Analyst predicts two iPhone releases per year after meeting with Apple's CEO, CFO

11/06/2013, 11:11 am

Apple's decision to split the iPhone lineup into a high-end flagship model and a more affordable mid-range offering sets the stage for the company to increase the frequency with which it updates the handsets, one analyst increasingly believes after meeting with the company's chief executive, Tim Cook.

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T-Mobile faced severe iPhone 5s constraints in Q3 2013, limiting sales at launch [u]

11/05/2013, 12:11 pm

Resurgent wireless carrier T-Mobile is believed to have sold around 540,000 iPhones during its fiscal 2013 third quarter, a number that lags far behind the company's rivals and indicates suffocating constraints on supply of Apple's newest handsets.

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