iPad mini and iPhone 5 arrive in China in December

Apple today announced the Wi-Fi versions of iPad® mini and fourth generation iPad with Retina display will be available in China on Friday, December 7, and iPhone 5 will be available on Friday, December 14.

This is huge for Apple.



  • http://twitter.com/DumaStudetto Duma Studetto

    This is the biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone.

  • colin

    I was just in Beijing, there are tons of iPhone 5′s there…just not the Apple ones ;-)

  • Adonis

    Was the iPhone not being sold in china previously? Sans grey market?

  • matthewmaurice

    So now Apple is going to have two “Holiday” quarters each fiscal year, Q1 which covers Christmas and Hanukkah (as well as Diwali & Kwanzaa) and Chinese New Year in Q2.

    • http://twitter.com/studuncan Stu Duncan

      And (not at all) shockingly, Wall Street doesn’t recognize that.