Photos: Unveiling the iPhone 5

Updated 11:36 AM ET, Thu September 20, 2012
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Journalists and attendees line up outside of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco to attend Apple's special media event to introduce the iPhone 5 on Wednesday, September 12. The phone goes on sale in stores Friday. AFP/Getty Images
The Foo Fighters perform Wednesday during the iPhone 5 announcement event. Getty Images
Phil Schiller, Apple senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, announces the iPhone 5. Getty Images
Apple announced the iPhone 5, the latest version of the popular smartphone, as well as updated versions of the iPod Nano, Shuffle and Touch. Getty Images
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during the event. Getty Images
Apple CEO Tim Cook, left; Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of industrial design; and Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters watch Foo Figters' bassist, Nate Mendel, handle the iPhone 5. Getty Images
The iPhone 5 looks similar to previous models but has a larger screen and is lighter and thinner than the iPhone 4S. Getty Images
Apple announced new features for the iPod Touch, as well. Getty Images