“China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. Chairman Chang Xiaobing said he expects Apple Inc.’s iPhone to become China’s best-selling smartphone, countering skepticism by analysts who say the handset is too expensive,” Mark Lee and Wei Du report for Bloomberg.
“‘We’re very confident about the market position of the iPhone,’ Chang said yesterday in Hong Kong in his first interview with overseas media since becoming head of the company in 2004. Unicom, China’s second-biggest wireless carrier, started an advertising program for the device this week, he said,” Lee and Du report.
“‘In some markets where vendors get their marketing right, the iPhone is already the best-selling smartphone,’ said Aloysius Choong, a Singapore-based analyst at research company IDC. ‘Unicom must lower its prices if it wants to access the mass market for the iPhone,'” Lee and Du report.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Henry A.” for the heads up.]