Last Wednesday, Apple said that China will be among the 22 new countries to get the latest iPhone model, which is currently one of the top selling Apple products. According to the some analyst iPhone now accounts for nearly half of Apple’s annual revenue and contributing sixty percent of the company profit.
Considering almost a billion cellphone users in China and is one of the world’s largest mobile device markets, Apple had joined hands with China Unicom, which is one of the larger carriers to have almost 200 million cellular subscriber.
Apple said that it had no plans to have partnership with China Mobile, the country’s largest carrier which triples the China Unicom subscribers and a user base that is more than twice the size of the entire U.S population.
Rumors has been spreading few months back that Apple is nailing down a partnership with China Mobile, with that rumor, millions of the carrier’s subscriber are now modifying its device to work on China Mobile’s network.
As iPhone 4s will be launched to one of the largest mobile users will Siri a intelligent software assistant and knowledge navigator functioning as a personal assistant for iOs , be able to understand and speak Mandarin?
Yes, as the Apple spokesman said that the company will add support this year for a number of languages, including Siri. However, Siri won’t be multilingual as it arrives in China this month.