Apple store, iPhone 5 debut Friday in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Friday was an unofficial Apple day in Bakersfield – the debut of the company's store in the Valley Plaza Mall and the launch of the iPhone 5.

This marks Apple's 250th U.S. store and first in Bakersfield. The first 1,000 customers to visit the Valley Plaza Mall location were awarded a free T-shirt.

Regular store hours will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The new iPhone sales between $199 and $399 with a two-year service agreement through AT&T, Sprint or Verizon Wireless.