China Mobile subsidiary briefly accepting pre-orders for iPhones in possible soft launch
With the iPhone launch on the biggest carrier in the world’s most populated market confirmed for 18th December, Fortune spotted what appears to have been a soft launch in the city of Suzhou. The city is one of the richest in China, so would be a logical place for an early launch.
The attached screen grab comes from a website owned by a subsidiary of China Mobile Limited in Suzhou, a city of 5 million just west of Shanghai.
The site went live late Monday local time, when it began taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C … Expand