iPhone 5 units now likely shipping from China for Friday launch
Apple’s new iPhone 5.
The iPhone 5 has just started shipping for consumers who already preordered it or are hoping to grab one on Friday, according to a report from AppleInsider.
A UPS delivery update reportedly sent to the Apple blog site lists a shipment sent out yesterday from its home base in Zhengzhou, China. The scheduled delivery date points to this coming Friday, the date the phone is due to hit the shelves of retail stores.
Some buyers fast enough to have placed preorders also learned that their phones are shipping, AppleInsider added. Such buyers were able to…