PRESS RELEASE November 30, 2012

iPad mini & iPhone 5 Arrive in China in December

CUPERTINO, California―November 30, 2012―Apple today announced the Wi-Fi versions of iPad mini and fourth generation iPad with Retina display will be available in China on Friday, December 7, and iPhone 5 will be available on Friday, December 14. iPad mini and the new fourth generation iPad with Retina display are currently available in 42 countries, and iPhone 5 is available in 47 countries, including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK.
iPad mini is a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad, and features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and 5 megapixel iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance* and an incredible 10 hours of battery life.** The fourth generation iPad features a gorgeous 9.7-inch Retina display, new Apple-designed A6X chip, FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless performance*. Both iPad mini and the new fourth generation iPad come with iOS 6.
iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless*—all while delivering even better battery life.** iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: Shared Photo Streams, all-new Maps app, Passbook organisation and even more Siri features and languages.
iPad mini with Wi-Fi models come in black & slate or white & silver in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. The fourth generation iPad with Wi-Fi models come in black or white in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. In China, iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/cn), select Apple Authorised Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Thursday, December 6 for pick up the following day. Additionally, iPad 2 will also be available.
iPhone 5 comes in either black & slate or white & silver in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models. In China, iPhone 5 will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/cn), select Apple Authorised Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for pick up the following day. iPhone 4S is also available and iPhone 4 is available for free with a two-year contract from participating carriers.
*Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks. Check with your carrier for details.
**Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
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