Apple fans waiting to enter the Apple Store in Sanlitun, Beijing, after the company’s first 5G smartphone hit shelves on Friday. Photo: Minghe Hu
Apple fans waiting to enter the Apple Store in Sanlitun, Beijing, after the company’s first 5G smartphone hit shelves on Friday. Photo: Minghe Hu
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iPhone 12 launches in China to strong demand despite stiff competition for Apple in 5G smartphones

  • The iPhone 12 is Apple’s first 5G phone, but demand remains strong in China, where much cheaper 5G options are available
  • Global pre-orders for the iPhone 12 were at least twice as high in the first 24 hours compared with the iPhone 11 last year

Apple fans waiting to enter the Apple Store in Sanlitun, Beijing, after the company’s first 5G smartphone hit shelves on Friday. Photo: Minghe Hu
Apple fans waiting to enter the Apple Store in Sanlitun, Beijing, after the company’s first 5G smartphone hit shelves on Friday. Photo: Minghe Hu
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