Apple's iPhone 5: Complete coverage

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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled its next handset, the iPhone 5, at an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco.

The taller, thinner device features a faster processor, improved camera and support for LTE. Click here for a slideshow of the iPhone 5's most notable features and functions, and click here to see the iPhone 5's technical specifications.

Watch Apple's iPhone 5 introductory video:


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And click here to watch Apple's iPhone 5 press conference.

Finally, see below for all our iPhone 5 coverage:

Sept. 14
Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders exhaust supply in 1 hour, indicate crush of demand
By Phil Goldstein
Demand for Apple's iPhone 5 is riding high if the amount of pre-orders the company received this morning is to be believed. Apple ran out of stock for pre-orders in about an hour and is now telling customers on its website that iPhone 5s ordered now will ship in two weeks.

Sept. 14
Verizon, Sprint won't support simultaneous voice/data in iPhone 5
By Phil Goldstein
Apple's iPhone 5 will not support simultaneous voice and data transmissions for CDMA customers on Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel, but will do so for AT&T Mobility customers, according to Apple and the carriers.

Sept. 14
Editor's Corner: Apple's secret weapon isn't the iPhone 5 - it's the iPhone 4
By Phil Goldstein
Apple's biggest coup in its iPhone 5 was its decision to make the iPhone 4 free when paired with a two-year contract.

Sept. 13
Analysts: Apple's iPhone 5 leaves out many European LTE operators
By Ken Wieland
The three versions of Apple's iPhone 5, which support different combinations of LTE bands, are more likely to please operators in North America and Asia than their counterparts in Europe, according to analysts.

Sept. 13
AT&T's Stephens: iPhone 5 won't increase churn
By Phil Goldstein
AT&T Mobility does not expect an exodus of customers leaving for other carriers amid the iPhone 5 launch, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens.

Sept. 13
Editor's Corner: iPhone 5: Even if you never heard of LTE before, you will now
By Tammy Parker
Industry insiders are predicting the iPhone 5 will bring with it massive data consumption, not necessarily because iPhone 5 users will be data hogs but because the device will raise awareness of LTE and its capabilities across a wide spectrum of user groups who are expected to migrate to the world of 4G data services.

Sept. 13
Apple offers iOS 6 to developers ahead of iPhone 5 launch
By Jason Ankeny
Apple released the final Golden Master build of its new iOS 6 operating system overhaul to registered developers hours after confirming the launch of its new iPhone 5.

Sept. 13
iPhone 5 will be plagued by LTE roaming issues
By Phil Goldstein
Although Apple's iPhone 5 could push more wireless users onto LTE networks, there appears to be little change in the LTE roaming situation in the United States.

Sept. 13
Editor's Corner: iPhone 5: Wireless carrier winners and losers
By Mike Dano
Apple took the wraps off its new iPhone 5, and in doing so offered precious few surprises. AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel will sell the taller, LTE-capable gadget, and T-Mobile will not.

Sept. 12
Sprint: Consumers will want unlimited data with iPhone 5
By Sue Marek
Sprint Nextel will use its unlimited data plan to gain a competitive edge in the race to attract customers with iPhone 5, which supports LTE. 

Sept. 12
iPhone 5 to drive 4G adoption, Wi-Fi offloading
By Tammy Parker
Increased data traffic on LTE networks, accompanied by a range of operator efforts to deal with it, will be likely side effects of Apple's decision to include LTE capability in the new iPhone 5.

Sept. 12
Verizon's Shammo: Our LTE network will give us advantage in iPhone 5 sales
By Sue Marek
Verizon Wireless executives believe that the company's large LTE network footprint will give it a competitive advantage when it comes to selling Apple's iPhone 5, which supports LTE.

Sept. 12
Editor's Corner: Will Apple ever release an iPhone with NFC support?
By Jason Ankeny
Apple finally took the wraps off its long-awaited iPhone 5 on Wednesday, and for all the bells and whistles the computing giant managed to squeeze into the supermodel-thin smartphone, NFC and mobile payments capabilities were conspicuously absent.

Sept. 12
Apple releasing iOS 6 to consumers on September 19
By Jason Ankeny
Apple will roll out its new iOS 6 operating system overhaul to iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and fourth-generation iPod touch devices on Sept. 19.

Sept. 12
Verizon, AT&T and Sprint each get LTE iPhone 5
By Phil Goldstein
Apple added LTE connectivity to its iconic iPhone for the first time, promising distinct versions of the gadget for Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and Sprint Nextel.

Sept. 12
Apple snubs T-Mobile USA for iPhone 5
By Phil Goldstein
T-Mobile USA will once again be left out of Apple's iPhone 5 sweepstakes. Apple unveiled the iPhone 5, as expected, on Wednesday, but did not include T-Mobile as one of its U.S. carrier partners.

Sept. 12
Apple touts console-quality gaming with iPhone 5's new A6 chip
By Jason Ankeny
Apple is promising dramatic increases in app performance and speed with its new A6 chip, which the computing giant revealed Wednesday alongside its new iPhone 5.

Sept. 12
Apple shows off new apps for iPhone 5's 4-inch screen
By Mike Dano
Apple said it redesigned its core iOS apps--from its calendar app to its iWork productivity app to its Garage Band music app--to take advantage of the iPhone 5's new, bigger display. 

Sept. 12
Apple confirms iPhone 5 with LTE
By Phil Goldstein
Apple introduced the iPhone 5, as expected, at a media event in San Francisco Wednesday. The device, details of which had been widely leaked in the months leading up to the event, will sport LTE, a larger screen and will run on Apple's updated iOS 6 software. Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and Sprint Nextel will support the LTE iPhone in the United States.

Sept. 12
Apple: 90% of all iOS apps downloaded at least once per month
By Jason Ankeny
Ninety percent of all 700,000 applications in Apple's App Store are downloaded at least once every month, CEO Tim Cook revealed at today's iPhone 5 launch event in San Francisco. 


And here is a recap of our pre-announcement coverage:

Sept. 11
Apple's iPhone 5 could be boon to carriers, U.S. GDP
by Phil Goldstein
Apple's expected introduction of its next iPhone on Wednesday has analysts and industry observers buzzing over what impact the new device will have on carriers, the smartphone market and even U.S. economic growth.

Sept. 10
T-Mobile to court iPhone users with in-store demos, iOS app
by Sue Marek
T-Mobile USA--the nation's only major wireless carrier that does not sell the iPhone--is stepping up its efforts to entice Apple iPhone users to bring their unlocked devices to T-Mobile's network.

Sept. 9
Rumor Mill: iPhone 5 will support global LTE bands, China's TD-SCDMA
by Tammy Parker
Apple's next iPhone will support multiple LTE bands for worldwide service and possibly China's TD-SCDMA 3G standard, according to various reports. Both the Wall Street Journal and Anandtech have said the new iPhone will support unspecified LTE bands being used worldwide, while the latter predicted the handset will also support TD-SCDMA.

Sept. 5
iPhone 5 sales could hit 10M within days of launch
by Mike Dano
Apple could sell as many as 10 million iPhone 5s in the week after the company begins selling the gadget, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. The figure, reported by a number of outlets, highlights the continued hype around the product, and expectations that there is significant pent-up demand for Apple's newest smartphone.

Aug. 27
Rumor Mill: Apple's iPhone 5 likely to introduce NFC support
by Jason Ankeny
Leaked photos indicate Apple will finally introduce Near Field Communications support for iOS devices when the next edition of the iPhone reaches stores this fall. (However, some have disputed this interpretation and think the next iphone will not support NFC.)

Aug. 9
The top 5 iPhone 5 rumors: From plausible to outlandish
by Phil Goldstein
To keep track of all of the rumors ont he iPhone 5, FierceWireless  compiled the five most prominent iPhone 5 rumors, starting with the most plausible and ending with  the least plausible.