Digest: iPhone 5 launched, but mainland China buyers still waiting

PUBLISHED : Friday, 21 September, 2012, 4:16pm
UPDATED : Friday, 21 September, 2012, 4:17pm

Which news makes today’s headlines worldwide? It’ll certainly be the launch of iPhone 5. But for Apple’s big fans in mainland China, many of them could probably be disappointed for they have to wait for another couple of weeks or even months for the new gadget.

Maybe Apple should reconsider its policies in the future, as mainland China has become such a big market that is thirsty for all kinds of products and services, which even include brower, by world’s most valuable company, as the TechInChina reports below.

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