Apple gets government approval to sell Apple iPhone 6 in Thailand

Apple gets government approval to sell Apple iPhone 6 in Thailand
While we await the September 9th unveiling of the 4.7 inch Apple iPhone 6, the Thailand government approved two variants of the device. The country's National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has approved two versions of the Apple iPhone 6. The two versions of the iPhone were given identifying numbers of A1586 and A1524.

Apple had filed with the agency on August 5th, and received approval on August 8th. The August filing date in Thailand could indicate an earlier launch date in the country this year. Last year, Apple did not file with the commission for approval of the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c until September 25th, and the pair did not start shipping until a month later.

Just because two variants received identifying numbers, does not mean that there will be a 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and a 5.5 inch phablet version of the handset. The tech titan ships six different versions of  the iPhone 5s, for example, depending on the region, and the network being employed.

source: CyberBiz (translated) via AppleInsider

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  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
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  • Storage 128 GB
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6 Comments

1. register unregistered

Was this news really necessary?

2. randell

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

well considering that the country just changed it's political status from "Democracy" to "Military Dictatorship" then yes it is necessary

3. register unregistered

Good point.

4. Topcat488

Posts: 1411; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

They'll be selling the left over iPhone 5C and 5S iPhones... And the refurbished iPhone 4S's and iPhone 4's to these countries for sure... Maybe a few iPhone 6's will make there way in the country, for the politicians and the King, lol. O.o

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

So that's where they plan on dumping the 5c. I was wondering where they'd disappear to in time.

5. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

went to Bangkok, Haadyai and Krabi several times for business trips, and i dont even see any locals using any Fruit brand phone.

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