First iPhone 5 Orders Begin Shipping From China

Those who pre-ordered the iPhone 5 among the first batch of pre-order inventories being opened will soon receive their device, with initial orders now shipping from China.

That said, however, the iPhone 5 orders will not be delivered until Friday, September 21st, the smartphone’s release date.

One delivery update from UPS acquired by AppleInsider displays that the shipment for the device commenced its transit on Sunday, September 16th, with the delivery now on its way from ZhengZhou, China.

Click on the image below to see the delivery proof’s full resolution.