“A website owned by a subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (CHL) in Suzhou, a city of 5 million just west of Shanghai… went live late Monday local time, when it began taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“If the carrier is orchestrating a soft launch to work out the kinks, Suzhou is not a bad place to stage it,” P.E.D. reports. “It’s one of the richest cities in China, with a sizable population of smartphone users who would not only know about the iPhone, but could probably afford it.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Should be a nice AAPL catalyst.