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Following the debut of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in several new countries late last week, Apple will begin rolling out the new devices in several countries during the month of November. Apple previously indicated that it would ship the devices on November 1st in Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE…

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However, it appears that plan has slightly changed. As noted on Apple’s website for the UAE, the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be shipping in the region (which includes Dubai) on November 3rd.

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In addition to the UAE, Apple will launch the new iPhones in Israel on that same date. Reports from this morning have indicated that the iPhone will arrive in Israel on November 15th, but the major carriers in Israel have announced that the rollout will occur on November 3rd. From this information, it appears that the fourth iPhone launch wave will occur on November 3rd, not November 15th as reported by many news outlets this morning.

Following the November 1st international (and U.S. regional carrier) and November 3rd international rollouts, the next launch wave will be on November 8th in the United States. The high-profile Boost Mobile and U.S. Cellular carriers in the United States will begin selling the iPhones on their networks on that date. This rollout is especially notable as this will be the first time that those two carriers will offer Apple’s smartphones.

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Following that rollout, Apple will launch the iPhone in the Philippines. Two carriers from the country, Globe and Smart Communications, have indicated that it will launch the phones on November 15th. Based on Apple’s past international iPhone rollout patterns, there has been some speculation that the November 15th iPhone launch will also occur in the following nations:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Grenada, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, South Africa, and Venezuela.

Based on Israel actually launching approximately two weeks earlier, it is unlikely that this speculation will fully play out accurately. It’s possible that at least some of the countries listed above could see the new iPhones on November 15th, but it will be best to wait for official confirmations from Apple and/or the local cellular network providers.

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7 Responses to “New iPhones to rollout in Israel & UAE November 3rd, Philippines November 15th”

  1. To all the countries where iPhone 5s hasn’t launched yet, don’t worry. Everyone’s on the same page!!!


  2. Omar Sharif says:

    Kuwait already has iPhone 5S , and I tried it


    • x19uae says:

      It will be OFFICIALLY launch, not in the grey market as you said that you tried it!

      إخونجي غبي ما تنلام، بس مرسي أغبى


      • Omar Sharif says:

        In case you are blind , consult a doctor but first , let me explain somethings
        1. This is not a political site , it is a site which deal with Apple Inc. technologies and news , still I dont know why you referred to Dr.Mohammed Morsy
        2.It is called black market and not grey market as you said in your comment
        Lastly , the iPhone 5S and 5C are available in Authorized Apple Resellers in Kuwait such as : X-cite by Alghanim Electronics , Electrozan , Mobile 2000 and iCity

        I hope that you understood what I said , if you are smart enough .


    • Joe Zad says:

      With all respect what x19uae said is right. Its true they are talking about official launch. And he is totally right about the grey market. Its called grey market. The black market is something else.


  3. x19uae says:

    Really excited for the launch in the UAE! I think on November the 3rd it will dispatch in 1-2 weeks but now it is 2-3 weeks on Apple’s online store!


  4. Went to 3 different iStores in South Africa, all say 5s possibly late November :'(