Apple will prepare as many as 6.5 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices for its biggest overseas market on the launch.
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The American software developer will retain only its sales department in mainland China.
The launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Hong Kong becomes a resale farce as most of the first-day buyers decide to transfer their handsets for quick money.
Xiaomi has been accused of sending user information back to nine servers in Mainland companies in Beijing and Guangzhou.
The newly released sets of iPhones are tipped to become a big hit in Hong Kong after mainland consumers vow to compete for the reasonable price tag with the locals.
With 99.8 percent accuracy, the system will be available to both individual customers and retailers by 2015.
A Chinese netizen posted pictures and video of the suspected next-generation iPhone on Sina Weibo on Saturday, showing off the features of the iOS 8 system, health app as well as the smooth screen unlocked through Touch ID.
China Telecom also posted an Apple-style-like advertisement, with detailed specifications of the next-generation smartphone.
Ten years after its entrance to Chinese market, Microsoft has decided to terminate MSN messenger services in the country – the last one in the world – by the end of October.
China Telecom said it will unlock the next-generation iPhone by supporting the SIM cards of the other two major telecom players in the market.