“Apple’s iPhone has officially launched on China Mobile, the largest wireless network in the world,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.

“China Mobile is slated to mete out the first iPhone 5s units to an unknown number of preorder customers on Friday, local China time. The telecom has been accepting reservations for the device since late December,” Campbell reports. “According to Bloomberg, China Mobile announced iPhone-specific plans earlier this week and will only be offering the handset alongside its most expensive data tier.”

Campbell reports, “To be eligible for a fully subsidized iPhone, customers must sign a two-year contract worth 588 yuan, or roughly $97, per month.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]