“China Mobile, the world’s largest telecom carrier by subscriber numbers, and Apple are likely to work together on Apple’s next generation of low-cost iPhones, reports Shanghai’s First Financial Daily,” Want China Times reports.
“According to foreign media reports, Apple may adopt Qualcomm’s chipset with the TD-SCDMA that supports China Mobile’s system for its next handheld device — removing previous obstacles in the path of working with the Chinese telecom giant,” Want China Times reports. “The two companies had previously failed to reach an agreement because the chipset Apple was using did not support China Mobile’s wireless mode.”
Want China Times reports, “The iPhone 5S with a suggested retail price of 5,599 yuan (US$915) and iPhone 5C for 3,399 yuan (US$555) are scheduled to be rolled out in China on Nov. 28. The Chinese launch date is scheduled two months after the official global launch because the device has yet to pass a verification procedure conducted by the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bill” for the heads up.]
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