will launch in Japan on September 20, according to a report
from prominent Japanese business newspaper Nikkei. That falls on a
Friday, 10 days after the handsets are expected to be unveiled.
typically launches its new iPhones in the United States and a handful of
international markets on the Friday of the following week after they’re
“SoftBank and KDDI will handle sales of the iPhone 5S and
5C, according to Japan’s largest business daily. NTT Docomo is not
expected to sell the new iPhones, Nikkei added.
The U.S. announcement is expected on September 10, the report noted.
In addition to the conventional black and white models, a new “champagne gold” will be offered, the newspaper said.”
of a new ‘champagne gold’ colorway, Nikkei also reaffirms reports that
the 5S will come with an upgraded processor and camera, as well as a
fingerprint sensor integrated into the Home button.
pretty good idea of what to expect. The handset will be made of plastic,
come in various colors, feature specs similar to the iPhone 5, and
priced around $300.