Scalpers are reselling iPhone 5 up to US$1,550 per set due to scarce supply in the city.
View from China
Based in Beijing, ZDNet bloggers report on ICT industry developments from the Chinese perspective.
The ZDNet China editorial team, based in Beijing, reports on IT industry developments from the Chinese perspective.
Ongoing territory disputes between China and Japan seem "solved" by the widely criticized Apple Maps adopted in iPhone 5, which reveals two sets of the islands appearing next to each other--one under Japan and one under China.
Xu Xiaozhao, a colon cancer survivor and Olympic torchbearer, develops a free Android app to improve the professional nursing care for ostomy patients in China.
Apple has raised its unlocked iPhone 5 retail prices--by about 10 percent over the previous generation--in Hong Kong, the duty-free harbor in which the company's products were previously priced lowest in the world.
Some local governments in China reportedly made it mandatory for vocational college students to work in Foxconn factories and subsidize recruiting agents.
Whether the new Apple smartphone can enter the Chinese market remains a question as knock-off phonemaker says it had patented the design--before the official launch on Thursday--which has proven to be identical with the real model.
GooPhone i5 makers, a Chinese knockoff phone manufacturer, says it has applied to patent the aircraft design in the rumored iPhone 5 in a bid to block Apple’s yet-to-be launched new iPhone from entering the China market.
Chinese telecoms maker collaborates with Intel and launches cloud computing device and high-end storage products at the Huawei Cloud Congress 2012 in Shanghai. The company also remains optimistic of the U.S. market.
Former Chinese teen idol Jimmy Lin, who has over 13.6 million followers on microblogging site Weibo, posted a picture of him using the yet-to-be-unveiled iPhone.
In spite of early setbacks in the U.S. and Australia, the Chinese networking and telecom giant ramps up its expansion plans in other countries.