China Unicom and Apple will launch the iPhone in China at The Place in Beijing. The centrally located shopping/entertainment venue is in the midst of final preparations for the launch event scheduled for tomorrow – Friday October 30th 2009. China Unicom executives will attend the ceremonies along with several unnamed Apple executives. iPhonAsia is speculating [...]
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App developer and iPhonAsia reader Wiley Kestner bought an iPhone 3GS in Hong Kong back in August and signed up for the China Unicom “3G trial” (beta testing the new network) in Kunming, China. Wiley writes below about his experience on the new network and provides full details on Unicom’s 3G pricing and plan options. [...]
Buy iPhone at Apple Store or via Authorized Distribution Partner Update – October 17, 2009: Apple’s China website states that beginning October 23 customers can book (reserve) their iPhone online. Then, at the “appointed time,” customers can visit the Sanlitun Apple Store where they “will get professional advice, fast activation and personalization services.” My take [...]
Huh? Say again?! In a post today on Barrons’ Tech Trader Daily, reporter Eric Savitz asked the question “Is Apple (AAPL) running into trouble in China?” Savitz then reposted an excerpt from a Northeast Securities research piece authored by tech analyst Ashok Kumar. Ashok Kumar, an analyst with Northeast Securities, asserted in a brief research [...]
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Sina.com reports today (Oct 9, 2009) that WiFi will not be enabled on the first China Unicom iPhone (model A1324) due to launch at the end of the month. Sina.com (via JLM Pacific Epoch) quotes Vsens (China Unicom’s handset distribution entity) General Manager Yu Yingtao; “The company [China Unicom] is still negotiating with Apple to [...]