Apple's slashed the time you'll be waiting if you want a new the Californian company's website.in the UK, with the fingerprint-reading new blower shipped within 1-3 days of ordering from
That doesn't mean you'll be happily unlocking your new mobile with a touch of your sweaty digit in that time -- it still has to travel all the way here from China. But it's a big improvement on the previous delay of a week or two.
The 5S starts from £549 for the 16GB model, and is available for free on two-year contracts starting at £37 per month.
Supplies of the new phone were reportedly constrained by the fiddly Touch ID sensor and its fancy sapphire cover. Apple recently signed a deal to open a, but it's yet to come online. More likely demand for the 5S has simply slowed to the point where Apple's factories can keep up.
The cheery, cheaper, meanwhile, is available within a day. The more expensive iPhone is reportedly , with the Apple faithful apparently unimpressed with last year's blower tarted up with a plastic case.
The 5S, with Andy finding it so similar to the previous iPhone that it was hard to get excited about, even with the handy Touch ID sensor. Nevertheless, it's still extremely powerful and a classy bit of kit all round.
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