“Believe it or not, recent report in China have suggested that Apple’s iPhone 5 may launch in China earlier, most likely in October,” Herman Lai reports for M.I.C. Gadget.

“The 3C (China compulsory certification) appeared to have approved Apple’s iPhone 5 far more expediently than it has in the past,” Lai reports. “With the previous models of the iPhone, it typically took Apple two months to receive its certification from China. But this time, the 3C mark came just five days after the iPhone 5 started selling in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore.”

Lai reports, “There’re two approvals left before Apple’s iPhone can reach the Chinese market via the two Chinese carrier. Typically, the process of getting approval from MIIT and China Radio Management agency take around 20 days.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]