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Apple and China Mobile ink long-awaited iPhone deal

Apple and China Mobile ink long-awaited iPhone deal

By 22 December 2013

Apple and China Mobile have agreed to a long-awaited deal that will put the iPhone on the world's largest carrier.  As part of the "multi-year" agreement, China Mobile will offer the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C from China Mobile's network of retail stores... >>

Apple's iPhone sales to get big boost, thanks to deal with world's largest mobile carrier

Apple's iPhone sales to get big boost, thanks to deal with world's largest mobile carrier

By 5 December 2013

Apple has signed a deal with China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier, to offer its iPhone. The deal will give Apple access to 700 million customers, and if all goes according to Apple's plan, a big sales boost along the way. The news was reported... >>

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

By 23 November 2009

American computer manufacturer Dell has announced the launch of its new Android-based smartphone, the Dell Mini 3i, on China Mobile. The global debut of the phone in China sees the new handset available in "red passion" or the slightly dubious sounding... >>

Lenovo OPhone to launch in Q1

Lenovo OPhone to launch in Q1

By 12 January 2009

More details are emerging about Lenovo's Android-based OPhone, that we've brought you brief snippets on previously. China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier, plans to launch the device within the first quarter of 2009, a source "with direct... >>

Lenovo OPhone

Lenovo OPhone

By 17 December 2008

Some more images of Lenovo and Chine Mobile's Android-based OPhone have emerged from the ether - along with a few, scarce specs. It seems the handset will offer a 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, a microSD card slot and Bluetooth 2.0. Created... >>

Lenovo's Android-based OPhone revealed

Lenovo's Android-based OPhone revealed

By 12 December 2008

No word on specs yet, just a pretty picture of Lenovo's "OPhone", apparently it's an Android-based offering produced in conjunction with China Mobile. Presumably it's full touch (unless there's a slide-out keyboard, but that looks doubtful from the pic)... >>

China Mobile to be next with Android phone

China Mobile to be next with Android phone

By 26 September 2008

It's being reported that China Mobile, the country's biggest operator, could be next to follow T-Mobile by offering a handset based on Google's Android platform. According to industry sources in Taiwan, China Mobile could launch an Android-based phone... >>

Vodafone in "JIL" team up with China Mobile and Softbank

Vodafone in "JIL" team up with China Mobile and Softbank

By 24 April 2008

China Mobile, Japanese giant Softbank and Vodafone have agreed to establish a Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) to "promote the development of new mobile technologies, applications and services". The three companies have stated they expect the initiative will... >>

iPhone may come to China after all

iPhone may come to China after all

By 4 March 2008

At the beginning of the year, the talks that could have made the iPhone available in China broke down. But now China Mobile's chief executive has implied that, although formal talks have not yet been restarted, his company is still interested in bringing... >>

400,000 unlocked iPhones in China

400,000 unlocked iPhones in China

By 18 February 2008

It seems the real reason for the break down in talks between Apple and China Mobile to introduce the iPhone into China may have been revealed. According to China Mobile, there were already 400,000 unlocked iPhones using its network by the end of 2007.... >>