• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

iPhone 5 to arrive in Costa Rica on Dec. 14

December 3, 2012

Apple announced Monday that the iPhone 5 will be available in Costa Rica starting Dec. 14. The company posted on its website availability dates for the new line of smartphones in more than 50 countries.

The iPhone 5 hit the market on Sept. 12 and is currently distributed in 47 countries, including the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the U.K.

The device, made of glass and aluminum, follows the previous model’s (iPhone 4S) design, weighs 112 grams and is 20 percent thinner than the 4S (7.6 mm). Its 4-inch screen has better display technology than its predecessor with a resolution of 1136 x 640.

In the U.S., the iPhone 5 was released at a suggested price of $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for the 32GB model and $399 for the 64GB model.

Costa Rican cellphone operators (Claro, Movistar and ICE) have not disclosed any information on service plans, but the device already has the certification of approval by the Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL), as confirmed by its spokesman, Eduardo Castellón.

You may be interested

Government to discuss pandemic response with private sector
Costa Rica
6 views
Costa Rica
6 views

Government to discuss pandemic response with private sector

The Tico Times - May 8, 2021

Government officials will discuss Costa Rica's pandemic response with representatives of other sectors, in context of new records in hospitalizations…

Costa Rica ends work week with new high in Covid hospitalizations
Costa Rica
47 views
Costa Rica
47 views

Costa Rica ends work week with new high in Covid hospitalizations

The Tico Times - May 8, 2021

There are 1,175 people in Costa Rica hospitalized with Covid-19, a new record, the Health Ministry said in its Friday…

Authorities search for hiker missing in Chirripó NP
Costa Rica
12 views
Costa Rica
12 views

Authorities search for hiker missing in Chirripó NP

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 7, 2021

Update: Authorities located the hiker’s body on Saturday morning. Read more via La Nación. **** Costa Rican authorities are searching for…