iPhone 5s and 5c to go on sale in Ireland on October 25th
Recommended retail prices range from €599 for 16GB 5c to €899 for 64GB 5s
The iPhone 5C will be available to buy in Ireland on October 25th. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
The two latest smartphones from Apple will go on sale in more than 25 countries including Ireland on the day, followed by a dozen more the following week.
The new models have been available since last month in 11 countries including the US, UK and China, with a record 9 million sold in the first weekend alone.
The iPhone 5s is thinner and lighter than previous designs, with a 64-bit chip, an 8 megapixel camera and fingerprint identification technology, Touch ID. Recommended retail prices range from €699 for the 16GB model to €899 for 64GB.
The iPhone 5c, which has fewer features, will cost €599 for 16GB and €699 for 32GB. Covers in a range of colours will cost between €29 and €39.
Apple shares rose 5 per cent on the back of the strong sales figures last month.
It was the first time Apple offered a new model iPhone for sale in China, now the world’s largest mobile-phone market, at the same time as the US