China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units — report

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China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

The iPhone 5S officially lands at China Mobile on Friday.

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

China Mobile reportedly has more than 1 million iPhones 5S handsets to offer its customers as its preps for the official launch on Friday.

Citing information from a “person familiar with the matter,” The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that Apple supplier Foxconn shipped those 1.4 million phones to China’s largest mobile carrier. Those phones are destined for new buyers as well as those who have already preordered the 5S.

The number doesn’t account for all of China Mobile’s iPhone 5S sales earmarked for January, the Times added, but it does provide some insight into early demand for the phone.

“Shipping one million or more iPhones to a single carrier per month is substantial,” the unnamed source told the Journal. “But we have limited visibility beyond this month as Apple hasn’t informed Foxconn of the volume for the next shipment to China Mobile.”

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China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report


China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

 

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

 

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

 

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

 

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

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