(NVONews.Com) iPhone 4S launch in China has not been that memorable for many people in Shanghai who braved the freezing cold to get hold of their loved smart phone on the day of its Chinese launch. They waited the whole night in serpentine queues to be able to get it. But when in the morning they thought they were very close to get it, some company employees came and told them that the smart phone wouldnâ€™t be sold today.
A report said that the people in queues were so much enraged that they pelted the newly opened Appleâ€™s Beijing store with eggs.
Following the peopleâ€™s agitation, Apple has taken the drastic step of cancelling all the sales of iPhone 4S in China and has decided to use online facility to sell the phone. So if you live in China and want to get your hands at the iPhone 4S, you better login to their online store and place the order.
China Unicom is the only telecom operative that sells Appleâ€™s top selling smart phone.
China has become very important in Appleâ€™s scheme of things and Apple is expanding at rapid pace in China to attract more and more share of smart phone market there.
Meanwhile Cupertino (US) based tech giant Apple that manufactures iPhone, the largest selling smart phone in the world said in a press release, â€œUnfortunately we were unable to open our store at Sanlitun due to the large crowd and to ensure the safety of our customers and employees, the iPhone will not be available in our retail stores in Beijing and Shanghai for the time beingâ€.
Appleâ€™s iPhone 4S has been sold like a hot cake across the world. It is similar to its predecessor iPhone 4 but it is the same generation smartphone. The look is the same with the design and screen size maintaining the 3.5 inches od iPhone 4. However, the hardware inside went significant upgrade. iPhone 4S boasts a dual-core processor, superior graphics chip and an 8 mega-pixel camera. The hit feature of course is the voice assistance program Siri, a virtual assistant. It helps users carry out functions like setting an alarm through voice commands, as well as doing basic intelligent works like looking somethingup on the internet or making a call and sending a message to someone.