Some iPhone 5s already shipping

Mark Hattersley
17 September, 2012
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Reports across the internet suggest that iPhone 5 boxes have left the factory gates and are now en-route to customers. Some have reported getting shipping dates as early as today, 17 September 2012. suggests that the iPhone 5 units have shipped from the Zhengzhou region of China, possibly from the nearby Taiyuan Foxconn Factory.

However, just because the iPhone 5 has shipped early, does not mean you will necessarily get it prior to the 21 September 2012 launch. UPS may be under instruction from Apple to hold the parcels and deliver them all to customers on Friday. However, we wouldn’t be surprised if somebody manages to get hold of theirs a day or two early.

US customers report getting UPS shipping notifications with early delivery dates.

Sign in to the Apple store to see if your iPhone 5 has shipped early.

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  1. Sj says:

    Very nice. If it is like the 4s shipments, they will put a hold on it until the 21st at the destination facility.

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