iPhone 4 to launch in China on September 16th, antenna bug, free bumpers and all

Remember when we told you that the iPhone 4 will launch on China Unicom in “early September”, but not on September 13th?

Well, that was true. Reports are coming in that the second biggest Chinese carrier will have the Apple iPhone 4 available on September 16th. Orders will have to be made online, and in advance, at least for starters.

The iPhone 4 that will land in China will still have the same reception issues we know all the iPhone 4s launched anywhere else in the world have, but China Unicom has apparently prepared and will be issuing all iPhone 4 buyers a complimentary case to alleviate those problems.

The online-only launch will ensure that we won’t be seeing any gigantic queues outside China Unicom shops, as has become customary whenever a new Apple product is released somewhere.

Via Caixin

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MGLTWQGEPHOX6EXUHRPCIPI4YI Xiao A

    yes ! China is a big market , but i heared that the High imitation mobile market is very hot in China . i worried which will affect the sales of iphone 4 and ipad !!?good luck! Apple! lol ~ but if Chinese puchase a iphone or ipad , i suggest them get a Aneesoft iphone/ipad converter like me~~