Apple announces new iPhones to replace iPhone 5

UPDATE (2:15 p.m. EDT): Apple announced the iPhone 5S, which has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button for security. The 5S will have a 64-bit chip and “motion coprocessor.” The device, which is available in silver, gold and “space gray,” will cost $199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB, $399 for 64GC on a two-year contract. The iPhone 5S and 5C will be available in multiple countries, including US and China, on Sept. 20.

Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed the company is replacing the iPhone 5 with 2 new iPhones. The first announced is the iPhone 5C, which has a plastic back and will come in a variety of colors. A 16GB version of the phone will start at $99; 32GB phone will cost $199.

Apple also announced the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 7, will be available beginning Sept. 18.

Stay with for more updates:

Photo: Apple’s Phil Schiller shows off the iPhone 5C at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. (Wilson Rothman / NBC News)


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