China has been chosen as the first country where the iPhone 5S/5C will be shipped! Weibo preorder time! If you want to be one of the people who gets a handset on day one, click here.Apple is expected to announce the new phones on September 10th.
Those who successfully preorder will also enjoy a high-end gift bag. Because the iPhone products haven’t actually shipped yet, detailed numbers and actual shipping information may change.
China’s Telecom removed posting matches the date of major market releases such as Canada, U.K, U.S., France, Germany and Japan.
China Telecom also officially distributes Apple phones in China. Bloomberg says that China Mobile is going to offer the iPhone ‘as soon as Apple gives in on the price’.
With China Mobile and NTT DoCoMo on the iPhone receivers list, China Telecom will be onlookers at the start. Prices will go down when it receives the iPhone as well. China Telecomalso had 18.3 million 3G subscribers for the 2 quarters ending in June.
Also had 18.3 million 3G subscribers for the 2 quarters ending in June. Revenues in first half of 2013 saw a 28.3% increase, because of Apple’s iPhone.
Unlike its rival China Unicom which turned to low-cost handsets after its exclusive agreement with Apple had expired, China Telecom has plenty of reasons to stick with the iPhone. For the six month period ending in June, it added 18.3 million 3G subscribers.