China Mobile signs deal with Apple, will launch iPhone 5s, 5c in January
Apple officially announced its agreement with China Mobile today. The world’s largest carrier and most significant remaining mobile operator to not sell iPhones will begin taking preregistrations on December 25 and bring iPhone 5s and 5c models to retail stores for sale on January 17.
While previously hinted at by a series of leaks and promotions, the partnership is now official, according to a press release issued by Apple. The announcement described the deal as a “multi-year agreement.”