We reported on the possible reasons why China, despite its huge market heating up for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which will be launched this Friday, misses the first and second lists of countries getting the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. We reported earlier that iPhone 6 might have failed the TD-LTE licensing tests in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China. The three telecom giants previously signed contracts with Apple to get the privilege in obtaining the units at first hand.
It seems unethical for Apple to suddenly change its mind for the release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. – Management of a Chinese Telecom
Right now, no one has clues when the MIIT in China is granting the license to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as when Apple will, after granting of the license, plan for the official launch in China. According to past experience, Mainland Chinese had to wait on average 90 days after the initial launch date for iPhones.
The iPhone 6 created historical records in pre-orders received three days ago. The pre-orders doubled that of iPhone 5s last year. It is believed that the news that China will get iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus early next year may push the grey market price of iPhone 6s in China, where the iPhone 6 are mainly “imported” from Hong Kong
Twitter | Facebook | Google + | RSS