Apple iPhone 5c, 5s Headed to More Than 50 Countries

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) announced today that its newest versions of the iPhone, the 5c and 5s models, will begin their international expansion and roll out to more than 50 countries on October 25 and November 1.

This all comes just two-and-a-half weeks after Apple announced it had record sales of more than 9 million units for the models in their first three days. The phones launched in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and the United Kingdom on September 20.

The full list of countries by release dates is as follows:

Friday, October 25 (35 countries):

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • French West Indies
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Reunion Island
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand

Friday, November 1 (16 countries):

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Bahrain
  • Colombia
  • El Salvador
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • UAE

Since the launch, Apple's stock price has risen 4% while the S&P 500 has fallen by 3%.


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