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China Approved an iPhone WiFi (WAPI) Model

iPhone offered to the Chinese market since Oct 2009 via China Unicom lacks the WiFi feature. But according to PCWorld, Chinese regulators last month approved the frequency ranges used by a new Apple mobile phone with 3G and wireless LAN support. The device appears to be an iPhone and uses GSM and the 3G standard [...]

China Unicom Buys 1.5 Billion Worth of iPhones, To Go On Sale In September?

According to IBTimes, China Unicom has shelled out 10 billion yuan ($1.46 billion) to buy 5 million units of WCDMA iPhones from Apple with unit price of 2,000 yuan ($293). Company will offer the iPhone in September, according to Zhou Youmeng, China Unicom’s vice general manager. The price of the 8G standard iPhone is set [...]

China iPhone Images Hit the Web

A Chinese portal Sina.com.cn has posted some pictures of iPhone for China. If not Real, atleast some nicely faked images are made real. In one picture, iPhone is syncing. Note that iPhone for China is on Unicom’s 3G network and it will not feature Wi-Fi Network. This remained a main sticking pt. in negotiation. The [...]