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China Mobile has 42 million unofficial iPhone users, presenting huge opportunity for Apple

0. phoneArena 16 Sep 2013, 03:00 posted on

Apple already has 42 million of its iPhones meandering on the largest carrier in the world China Mobile, statistics show, and that's even without an official launch. This means those tens of million of iPhone users can only use their handsets in 2G mode, with very slow data connection, due to the unique TD-SCDMA network tech that China uses...

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posted on 16 Sep 2013, 03:10

1. jameshoe (unregistered)


You can't blame anyone refuse your products

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 03:12 1

2. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-11/in-beijing-the-new-iphone-gets-a-resounding-meh

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 04:19

3. woodshop20 (Posts: 459; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


42 million people in 1.4 billion...and some people have more than one iPhone. So luckily Apple still hasn't achieved China domination yet.

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 05:28 1

4. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 1242; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)


apple will take china mobile by storm 42 million+

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 05:57 5

5. promise7 (Posts: 474; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


Um... the last sentence u wrote,

" the carrier's 740 million subscribers will form a nice little chink of change for Apple there, too."

R u trying to be subliminally racist?

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 08:21

7. riggsy (Posts: 25; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)


haha. Daniel, I think the word you were looking for is chunk.

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 05:57 4

6. promise7 (Posts: 474; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


Um... the last sentence u wrote,

" the carrier's 740 million subscribers will form a nice little chink of change for Apple there, too."

R u trying to be subliminally racist?

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 17:45

8. AfterShock (Posts: 2904; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Bought off contract sure, at full retail, not a chance in this reality.

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:31 1

9. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)


you might want to edit the "nice little chink of change" pronto...just an FYI.

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