Apple holding separate iPhone unveiling event in China
Another possibility is that Apple will introduce the budget-priced Apple iPhone 5C and wants to introduce it in the region to show those who cannot afford a full-priced iPhone, that there is a variant of the device that could fit their budget.
If Apple can get it's iconic smartphone onto China Mobile's lineup, it could be a big deal, considering that the carrier has more than 1 billion subscribers. If Apple can convert 10% of those subscribers, that would be 100 million units which would add up to some serious dough for Apple.
As for when we might see the Apple iPhone 5S and Apple iPhone 5C launched in China, we recently passed along a report from China's First Financial Daily that said that the pair will be released in the country on November 28th. That is nearly 2 months after the expected September 20th launch of the devices in the states.
Invitation to the Apple iPhone unveiling in China and the U.S.
source: Sina.com.cn (translated) via TheRegister
2. jeff_1 (Posts: 105; Member since: 30 Aug 2013)
iphone for china includes a semi conductor bomb.
3. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1901; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
Plastic for everyone :-D , includes shockable chargers ;-)
4. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)
Introducing iPhone 5C-hina
5. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)
Or iPhone 5C-heap
8. Kurai (unregistered)
Or iPhone STFU
6. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1901; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
"The new iphone C, is faster,lighter,thinner and colorful" lol i can already see this, in the keynote.. oh apple...
9. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2654; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Bringing round bubbles as IPhone iCons for China.
10. androiphone20 (Posts: 1444; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)
after all the buzz we now wait for the devices that represent what it means to be cool
11. androiphone20 (Posts: 1444; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)
lets hope the apple tv also features September 10
12. power_x (Posts: 226; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)
Can anybody translate what's written on the Chinese event ?
13. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)
5C vs the new Xiaomi beast and the answer becomes very clear.