Consumer in US can but their iPhone 5 online as Apple has opened its pre-order and provides free shipping for those buy who online at www.apple.com.
iPhone 5 price
The price of black/slate, white/silver unit is fixed at USD199 with an option of 16GB ($199), 32GB ($299) and 64GB at $399. The iPhone 5 price should be registered with any of the telco such as at&t, Sprint or Verizon and this is subject to 2 units max for 1 customer.
Alternatively, you can also buy at your favorite Apple Retail Store starting at 8:00 a.m. on September 21 onwards.
Currently, this is the only option available and local telco such as Maxis, Celcom, Digi has yet to make any announcement on their iPhone 5 package. But we expecting that the consumer will have the first experience with iPhone 5 soon.
Based on our ebay search, we have yet to see any iPhone 5 available for sale. But we believe, 21/9 onwards, they will be few for sale online.
Singapore will be the first country in this region to received iPhone 5. Based on Singapore Apple Store, the iPhone 5 pre-order is now opened and you can own an iPhone 5 as low as S$948. Check here.