China Telecom To Get iPhone 5 This Month


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A Chinese report claims China Telecom will get the iPhone 5 and budget iPhone 4 this September!

According to a report on Chinese website Sohu.com, Apple and China Telecom have to an agreement to bring not 1 but 2 new iPhones to Chinese buyers this October.

According to the report, Apple has come to an agreement with China Telecom (the third largest Chinese carrier) to bring the latest iPhone 5 to the country as well as a budget iPhone.

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The budget iPhone is thought to be similar to the current iPhone 4 but with cost saving measures to keep the price lower and more affordable for those in developing countries, think of an iPhone 4 without the Retina display, and a plastic housing for example.

If this is true it is going to hurt the poor sales of overstocked iPhone 3GSā€™s that China Unicom are struggling to sell at the 4000 Yuan price point.

There are also rumors that the iPhone 5 heading to China Telecom will be the CDMA version of the phone, meaning it has a built in phone number rather than removable sim card.

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