Apple has gotten the green light from the Chinese government to start selling the iPhone 6 variants in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) finally issues a license for the products after addressing certain security risks regarding the normal data protection woes.
MIIT conducted an intensive and rigorous security testing on the iPhone 6 which has sparked more than excitement for the countrymen of China to get their hands on the iPhone 6. It has been estimated that Apple will sell a whopping 4 million units of the handset every month in the country.
Apple has confirmed that the variants of the iPhone 6 will be available in China starting October 17th 2014. Interested purchasers will be only to buy the smartphones via Apple’s official website, Apple stores and a long list of Chinese retailers. Pre-orders for the handsets have gone up live today on the Apple website for those residing in the country.
The new iPhones will operate on 4G and LTE networks operated by China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, and support both TD-LTE and FDD-LTE technology. A 16GB iPhone 6 will sell for the price of ¥5,288 (USD$859/MYR2787), while a 128GB version is set to cost around ¥6,888 (USD$1,119/MYR3630). An iPhone 6 Plus with 128GB of storage space will put you back for about ¥7,788 (USD$1,267/MYR4110).
Source: The Verge