Printed from http://www.electronista.com

iPhone 5S, 5C could reach China on November 28th

updated 11:22 am EDT, Fri August 23, 2013

Devices expected to support TDD-LTE

The iPhone 5S and 5C could reach China as soon as November 28th, according to local publication the First Financial Daily. The main obstacle at the moment is said to be the verification process required by the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The report also echoes claims that the phones will support TDD-LTE, the 4G standard using by heretofore-unsupported Chinese carrier China Mobile.

The phones are rumored to be launching in the US, Japan, and several other countries on or around September 20th, following a press event on the 10th. A November 28th debut would actually be relatively quick for China, which has normally lagged several months behind the US in terms of iPhones, and didn't receive any models until the 3GS. China Mobile -- the largest cellular carrier in the world -- has never sold the iPhone, due to its decision to opt for a proprietary 3G standard, TD-SCDMA. TDD-LTE should be easier for Apple to support.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

STM Trust technology bag

The search for a good messenger bag that doubles as a laptop bag is something many travelers find themselves facing at least once. Bet ...

PenClic Bluetooth mouse

Windows 8 aside, computer users have been trained that a mouse is the proper way to navigate through the desktop for many years now. T ...

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News