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The iPhone 4S sold out in 10 minutes in Hong Kong

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Nov 2011 14:35 User comments (4)

The iPhone 4S sold out in 10 minutes in Hong Kong According to Ticonderoga analyst Brian White, the Apple iPhone 4S sold out in Hong Kong in just 10 minutes.
Pre-orders on the device went live on November 4th and almost immediately sold out.

The device will hit the nation on the 11th as Apple expands the the iPhone 4S to 16 new countries.

A full sell-out is surprising as Siri lacks global language support:

We believe this rapid sell out $76.83 will rest concerns surrounding the uptake of the iPhone 4S in the Greater China region that were driven by the limited language capability of Siri, which did not launch in Mandarin or Cantonese.

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4 user comments

17.11.2011 14:38

why do people like over rated apple products so much!?

27.11.2011 15:06

Cuz it's apple, it's magical, it just works.

"Cable thief is a victimless crime."

37.11.2011 18:45

hey Siri "ta ma di gan ni nan, ni zhi dao shi ser mo ma?" (f*** you you piece of S***, do you know what that is ?" Siri " Sorry, I do not understand the words coming out of your mouth"

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 07 Nov 2011 @ 22:42

Being nice always has its own consequences

417.11.2011 11:16

Apple is all about the brand. Chinese are very superficial, they do almost anything to show off even if they have to eat instant noodles for a year (remember the kid traded a kidney for an iPad?). It's sad, but that's the way the world works... It's that Sneetches story from Dr. Seuss. Apple is the monkey that makes money off from people with self esteem issues. Believe it or not, Apple do have the best language input on their products. Chinese input is a breeze on the i-devices, traditional or simplified via Pinyin or finger scribes. Even a small percentage of the Chinese population buy such product will make you super rich!


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