Today Apple announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in New Zealand (among "more than 25 countries") from Friday 25 October.

Both models ship with iOS 7, which was made available as a free update to existing iOS device on 18 September.

Capacities, RRPs and colour options follow:

iPhone 5s

iPhone 5c

Capacity

16GB

32GB

64GB

16GB

32GB

RRP incl GST

$1,049

$1,199

$1,349

$899

$1,049

Colours available

Gold, Silver, 'Space Grey'

Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, White

Alongside the the launch of the 5s and 5c, the iPhone 4s will continue to be sold at a new RRP of $649.

Vodafone NZ has announced that it will offer the iPhone 5s and 5c from 25 October, and both it and Telecom have Apple-provided information and imagery around the new phones on their websites.

Despite rumours that 2degrees Mobile might also carry the latest generation of iPhones, it has not posted anything to its website concerning the models, nor made any public releases.