For the enquiring minds: China: out of the doghouse. Release on Sept 20. Japan: Always been in good graces with Apple. Sept 20 Singapore: Always a top Asian cash-rich country. Sept 20 Hong Kong: Wha-wha-wha-whaaat? I'm assuming they are considered 'China' but in the past, they get Apple products 2 months ahead of Mainland China. Release Date: Unsure. India: Release Date: South Korea: Stick it to LG, Samsung makers! Traditionally, 1 month after announcement. Release Date: Malaysia: Release Date: Taiwan: Traditionally 2 months after announcement. Release Date: Philippines: Release Date: Thailand: Tourists want iPhones now!! Release Date: Others: North Korea: Only Dennis Rodman knows. Tibet: Free Tibet (says Richard Gere and Christian Bale) Vietnam: ***HK is confirmed to be included in the first wave. 13th for presell on 5C, 20th in store for 5C and 5S.