iPhone 5 snags 100,000 preorders through China Unicom
The iPhone 5.
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The iPhone 5 is off to a strong start at its latest carrier.
After kicking off preorders for the new phone early yesterday, China Unicom took in more than 100,000 online reservations by 4 p.m. local time, Chinese news site Sina Tech said today.
China’s second largest carrier will officially launch the iPhone 5 on December 14, following a promise that it would offer the device to its subscribers by year’s end.
Some of the early buyers liked the simple reservation process as well as the phone, Sina Tech reported. Customers are asked to fill in their…
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