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China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales

13 January, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales - read the full textThe much-anticipated release of the iPhone 4S in China stumbled out of the gate in Beijing, after unruly crowds kept the store closed on release day. Apple’s main store in the Sanlitun district of Beijing, the first of its kind to open in the country, was pelted with eggs and minor scuffles...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-13 19:00 from mhP$ - click to readWhen galaxy nexus gets ICS GS2 gets ICS when I4S gets Siri I4 gets a fw update that does nothing

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  • 2012-01-13 20:47
  • 0xQi

as long as Kim Kardashian is a celebrity on all tv channels, nothing else surprises me in this stupid world

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  • 2012-01-13 20:33
  • 7E3E

> In reply to Xperia X8 @ 2012-01-13 17:44 from 3Z%q - click to read"Apple may take more margin% but Samsung takes the $$$."

Wrong Apple take the money not samsung, Apple takes like 50% of every smartphones profits.

"Also most Android phones can be rooted and upgraded to at least 2 new OS iterations, but not Apple"

Wrong again, iPhone 3GS still kicking and it came 2009, first it had iOS3 then iOS4 and now iOS5.

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  • 2012-01-13 19:00
  • mhP$

I just brought an iphone 4s last week but the battery very bad. Half hour on facebook and 10% gone..

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  • 2012-01-13 19:00
  • UGnt

> In reply to InkedGeek @ 2012-01-13 17:58 from uSRi - click to readSir your views won't matter..You think the world will pay 800$ for a brick??No...Stop being a hater and move on with the world..Thanks.
PS:im not a apple fan nor I am an android hater/fan

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  • 2012-01-13 18:12
  • iwpE

iPhone 4S launch can cause disruption like this, and this is
the phone haters called a 'disappointment'. iPhone 5 launch will be a monster event.

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  • 2012-01-13 18:07
  • IVWa

Now they can consider this as a bad reputation on their side with the Chinese carriers. they will lose millions of revenues for doing such thing.

And for everyone else out there. Yes, iPhone may be a user friendly device, but going ballistic for it is not such a good idea. an overrated, overpriced piece of brick like that is not something that you have to wreck things apart. I don't see anything special about it except SIRI!

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  • 2012-01-13 17:58
  • uSRi

> In reply to theaffidavit @ 2012-01-13 16:21 from ut3j - click to readHmmm, but plz be so kind to explain. Samsung has grown by 73% in 2011 and all set to overtake Nokia in 2012. Not Apple 25%. Apple may take more margin% but Samsung takes the $$$. and yes Samsung do support their old devices. e.g.GalaxyS. Also most Android phones can be rooted and upgraded to at least 2 new OS iterations, but not Apple

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  • 2012-01-13 17:44
  • 3Z%q

why people consider apple iphone as luxury
or prestigeous item.
its just $700 only.
oh my god,how poor fans are when they think like that.
i used to believe US was rich country,
but now,shit,700$ is nothing to be consider luxury.
so dont be fans,buy iphone if you like,otherwise
buy some other phone,

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  • 2012-01-13 17:41
  • utxa

Still iPhone the best.

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  • 2012-01-13 17:29
  • 3YiT

> In reply to Santanu Dey @ 2012-01-13 16:43 from M8T2 - click to readI think you're right... I would've done it as well If I was the owner of the store

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  • 2012-01-13 16:45
  • R9q@

> In reply to [deleted post]Its not bad coordination....(might be ..partly), but as a store keeper, when you see 2000 angry men with "eggs" at your doorstep, without any sense of queuing, then you might have also did what they did....

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  • 2012-01-13 16:43
  • M8T2

I'm sure guys at samsung are very pissed of and jealous now :) they have been doing marketing against iPhone and iPhone users and now they again see how wanted iPhone still is.

Poor samsung

Which other phone you can do this!:

Apple - iPad 2 - App - GarageBand This is commercial for iPad version but you get the idea.

I bought that app and plucked my guitar into iRig and i have to say Apple did amazing job with that app, it so well thinked, the forkflow is AWESOME!

It's good example the details of app what you can get from apple, i have many music making apps, but they are annoying to use or hard or workflow isn't quite there, but garagaband it just work just like iphone :)

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  • 2012-01-13 16:41
  • mhP$

People throwing eggs is ridiculous, but I also blame Apple for bad coordination. They should have known that there would have been a huge demands and long crowds since this is the only store of its kind in a country of 1.5 billions.

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  • 2012-01-13 16:38
  • GK%d

i hope that Iphone4s fail .....
i like Android ....
Iphone is so limited

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  • 2012-01-13 16:32
  • svHh

I suppose the plus side of this forum is at least we have free speech unlike those guys outside the Apple store.I guess its the only time they get to protest without being imprisioned or worse.No wonder they are so quick to kick off!!!!

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  • 2012-01-13 16:26
  • 3AxW


What the hell are you saying man? Only reason why people are crazy about iDevices is because of branding. Apple selling overpriced items that should be half of their prices. Poor people.

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  • 2012-01-13 16:26
  • PGwZ

Only reason why people are crazy about the phone is simple.

Apple makes only one product every year and their OS runs perfect on lower configurations.

They simply say "Flash dont work" So such people buy android or other OS.
android users complain flash has bugs or some negative comments.

Since iPhone runs no flash , people never complain about it and since devices run on low configurations , low powered battery can be used and also they get more profit.

they simply dont ignore their own product like samsung or Motorola.

Even if u go august 2012 they advertize iPhone 4S as beautiful phone and suddenly after next phone launches they say "4S was good and this phone is even better" instead of saying "our old phone is slow and new phone is awesome".

whereas samsung always creates hype equal to apple nowadays but soon ignore their devices and focus on new devices thats the only difference between other companies and apple.

while samsung runs android with customizations which is resource hungry , they sell phones less price than apple but with higher configuration so they get less profit and also their support sucks because they need to sell 5 devices to get same profit apple gets from selling 2 devices.

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  • 2012-01-13 16:21
  • ut3j

Why do ppl(not jst Chinese but the world population) stand in line for days to buy a phone? Do they think that if they don't buy the phone on the very first day, the world will come to an end? lol

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  • 2012-01-13 16:18
  • utx$

> In reply to totalplonkers @ 2012-01-13 15:27 from M3s@ - click to readThats not the saying though... The correct saying is:
"A fool and his money are SOON parted"

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  • 2012-01-13 16:16
  • jxxN

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