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What Australia had to say about Apple’s new iPhone 5

Posted on September 13th, by Emily Rogers (Freeman) in Blog. Comments Off

After weeks of rumour and speculation, Apple has launched the much awaited iPhone 5.  So what does Australia think?

From Marketing Magazine - iPhone 5 announced. Could It Save the US Economy? Apple sure knows how to get people talking. The eyes of not only the tech world were on San Francisco early this morning (AEDT) for the unveiling of the Apple iPhone 5. But in typical Apple style the event transcended the bounds of the techno-sphere, watched intently by many, including business circles…<read more>

From B&T – Digital Marketers Let Down By Underwhelming iPhone. The perks of Apple’s new iPhone5 have been overshadowed by its “hugely disappointing” lack of near field communication (NFC) capabilities, digital marketers today told B&T… <read more>

From Dynamic Business Magazine –  Apple Fans Rally For iPhone 5 Launch. After weeks of hype and speculation, Apple unveiled a slimmer, faster and bigger iPhone 5 in San Francisco overnight… <read more>

From Financial Review - iPhone 5 With 4G To Hit Australia September 21.  ..Pricing for the handset starts at $799 for the 16GB model, rising to $899 for 32GB and $999 for 64GB. Australia is again in the first wave of countries to receive the handset, joining the US Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK… <read more>

From Sydney Morning Herald – Apple Unveils iPhone 5. Apple has unveiled the iPhone 5, saying it is thinner and lighter than the previous model, even though it has a bigger screen. Australians will be able to buy one next Friday… <read more>   Also see SMH for a detailed ‘hands on’ analysis of the device.  Hands On iPhone 5 

From The Australian – iPhone Lacks Wow Factor But Sales are Still Assured. The new iPhone 5 brings important updates to Apple’s pioneering handset but overall there was a lack of a “wow” factor at today’s launch… <read more>

From ZDNet - iPhone 5 works on Telstra Optus 4G networks.  The iPhone 5 will launch in Australia on September 21, and, unlike the new iPad, the long-term evolution (LTE) 4G functionality will actually work on the 4G networks in Australia. <read more>

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