Apple’s iPhone 5 Costs Around $207 To Build

Apple’s new iPhone 5 will go on sale in the US and Europe this Friday the 21st of September, there will be three version available, a 16GB iPhone 5, a 32GB iPhone 5 and a 64GB iPhone 5.

Pricing for the unlocked version of Apple’s iPhone 5 starts at $649, and now according to IHS iSuppli Apple is making more than $400 for each iPhone it sells.

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iPhone 5 Pre-order Shipping Estimates Slip To 3 To 4 Weeks

When Apple put the iPhone 5 up for pre-order last Friday, the device had a shipping date of the 21st of September, this quickly changed to 2 weeks, and then changed to 2 to 3 weeks.

It looks like the shipping estimates have now changed again for anyone who is pre-ordering an iPhone 5 at the moment to 3 to 4 weeks, which shows that there is high demand for Apple’s new iPhone 5.

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Apple’s EarPods Get Taken Apart (Photos)

Along with announcing the new iPhone 5, Apple also announced some new headphones which will be available to buy on their own and will also come bundled with the iPhone 5, the Apple EarPods.

As with every new Apple gadget, the guys over at iFixit have decided to take apart Apple’s new EarPods, have a look at the photos below to find out what they found inside these new headphones.

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iPhone 5 Unboxing Photos Appear Online

The iPhone 5 goes on sale this Friday, and we were expecting to see a number of unboxing photos and videos on Friday, but now it would appear that some have been posted online a little earlier than normal.

The guys over at the BGR have posted some iPhone 5 unboxing photos which you can see below, and as you can see from the photos below, the iPhone 5 comes with Apple’s new EarPods headphone.

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iPhone 5 Review Roundup

Apple’s sixth generation iPhone, the iPhone 5 will go on sale in the US and Europe this Friday the 21st of September, the iPhone 5 features a new slimmer design, and a casing made from a combination of aluminum and glass.

The iPhone 5 features a new 4 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio, it also comes with a new Apple design A6 processor, 1GB of RAM and a new smaller dock connector.

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iPhone 5 Nano SIM Cards For AT&T Appear Online

Apple’s new iPhone 5 will use their new Nano SIM cards, last week we saw a few photos of the Nano SIM cards for some of the European carriers and now a photo has appeared online of the new Nano SIM card for the US mobile carrier AT&T.

The new Nano SIM card is around 40 percent smaller than the previous microSIM card, and this has allowed Apple to make the iPhone 5 slimmer than the iPhone 4S.

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iPhone 5 Expected To Sell 8 Million Units In First Weekend

Apple announced yesterday that they had sold a massive 2 million iPhone 5 pre-orders in the first 24 hours of the handset going up for sale, and now according to Gene Munster from Piper Jaffray, Apple are expected to sell a massive 8 million iPhone 5′s in their first weekend.

Last year Apple announced that they had sold over 1 million iPhone 4S units in the first 24 hours, and after the first weekend of sales they announced a total of 4 million units sold.

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iPhone 5 Pre-orders Hit 2 Million In First 24 Hours

Apple’s iPhone 5 became available to pre-order last Friday, and the availability of the handset changed from the 21st of September to 2 to 3 weeks in just over an hour.

Now Apple has announced just how many pre-orders of the iPhone 5 they sold in the first 24 hours, a new record for the company with more than 2 million iPhone 5′s pre-orders in the first 24 hours.

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Samsung’s New Adverts Take On Apple’s iPhone 5

Apple only announced the new iPhone last week, and Samsung has already started to convince people that they should buy Samsung’s new Galaxy S III smartphone instead of Apple’s new iPhone 5.

Samsung has placed a number of adverts in various newspapers, which compare the specifications of their Galaxy S III smartphone to Apple’s new iPhone 5, with the tag line ‘it doesn’t take a genius’.

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People Start Queuing For iPhone 5 Ahead Of Fridays Launch

It looks like Apple fans have already started to queue up for Apple’s next generation smartphone, the iPhone 5 which will go on sale in the US and Europe this Friday the 21st of September.

The photo below shows Apple fans outside the New York Apple store, and it was taken by Fortune yesterday, so by the time the iPhone 5 is released they will have been in the queue for 5 nights.

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iPhone 5 Release Expected To Be Apple’s Most Successful Launch To Date

Apple’s iPhone 5 goes on sales in the US and Europe on Friday, and Apple’s iPhone 5 release is expected to be the company’s most successful iPhone 5 launch to date.

The iPhone 5 went up for pre-order last Friday, and the initial release of the iPhone 5 quickly sold old, with shipping of the handset slipping to 2 weeks just one hour after the device was available to pre-order, the shipping has now changed to 2 to 3 weeks.

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T-Mobile To Offer iPhone 5 Nano SIM Cards In October

The iPhone 5 will be available with a number of carriers in the US, which include AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, as well as some of the smaller regional carriers, one network it won;t be available on is T-Mobile.

You will however be able to buy an unlocked iPhone from Apple and use it on T-Mobile in the US from October this year as T-Mobile has announced that they will be offering the new Nano SIM cards for the iPhone 5.

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