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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:16 PM   #1
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China Telecom Launches Preorder Page With Fictional iPhone 6 Claims, Rendered Images




Following in the footsteps of China Mobile, Chinese carrier China Telecom has also begun taking preorders for the iPhone 6 ahead of the device's official launch in order to drum up interest with customers. As noted by TechCrunch, the site has a preorder page that sports rendered images of the iPhone 6, along with several suspect specifics about the device that have undoubtedly come from unconfirmed rumors.

The preorder page depicts the 4.7-inch iPhone, which China Telecom suggests has a pixel density of 416, which would be in line with a 1704 x 960 resolution. While that resolution has been rumored for the iPhone 6, recent images of a supposedly functional device have leaned towards a 1334 x 750 resolution with a 326 ppi first proposed by Apple pundit John Gruber.

An A8 processor and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor are highlighted in the image, which are two likely inclusions for the iPhone 6, but the image also points towards a 2,100 mAh battery. While that capacity has been rumored, there have also been several photos of an 1,810 mAh battery bearing an Apple logo and regulatory text. Finally, China Telecom's image suggest a 3-megapixel front-facing camera, another unsubstantiated rumor.

According to TechCrunch, the graphic originally included a non-blurred version of the word "iPhone", but it was later updated by China Telecom, likely at Apple's request.

Earlier this week, China Mobile began accepting preorders for the iPhone 6 and garnered more than 33,000 orders in just hours, pointing towards strong interest in the iPhone 6. Analyst predictions have suggested the iPhone 6 launch could bring a in more upgraders and Android switchers than normal, due to its larger display and redesigned body.

Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 6 at a September 9 media event, which is now just under four days away. Rumors and part leaks have suggested the device will have an A8 processor, NFC support, and an upgraded camera. It's expected in two sizes -- 4.7 and 5.5 inches -- but it is unknown if both versions of the phone will ship to consumers at the same time due to production difficulties with the larger model.

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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:18 PM   #2
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Id like to know how you can post specs and accept pre orders. They might be difefrent come launch day.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:20 PM   #3
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Id like to know how you can post specs and accept pre orders.
Its China, none of what they do is surprising anymore.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:20 PM   #4
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Someone is a bit ahead of themself.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:21 PM   #5
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Amazing they can sell something that doesn't exist. And sell 33K of this unicornware none the less.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:22 PM   #6
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Id like to know how you can post specs and accept pre orders. They might be difefrent come launch day.
They are the country which actually makes the phones.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:23 PM   #7
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:25 PM   #8
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does that floating screen piece translate into something about sapphire? for me this is the biggest aspect of interest in this new phone, yes or no will it or any of it's siblings have a sapphire screen?
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:26 PM   #9
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does that floating screen piece translate into something about sapphire? for me this is the biggest aspect of interest in this new phone, yes or no will it or any of it's siblings have a sapphire screen?
It's a new projector feature. You'll be able to see things mid-air. That's actually why they're calling it iPhone Air.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:28 PM   #10
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What if it launches in China first?
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:28 PM   #11
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does that floating screen piece translate into something about sapphire? for me this is the biggest aspect of interest in this new phone, yes or no will it or any of it's siblings have a sapphire screen?
Looks more like it's showing that the screen is 416ppi. As you can see with the floating circle above the touch Id it says above it 'Touch Id' and above the floating screen it says '416ppi'
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:32 PM   #12
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Id like to know how you can post specs and accept pre orders. They might be difefrent come launch day.
For a major carrier, this is quite embarrassing. You wouldn't see ANY major carrier anywhere doing this.
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Id like to know how you can post specs and accept pre orders. They might be difefrent come launch day.
they are doing the same on T-Mobile in Germany. They dont mention what phone it is but you basically get on the "list" of reserved tickets and get it before everyone else whenever its released
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well the phones just won't stack like that... that protruding lens just won't let it
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I had my hopes up for the higher res but when they said the battery specs it made me feel like they are just throwing hopes/guesses.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:36 PM   #19
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I for one will be well happy if all that's true.. Maybe 2gb of ram also but battery sounds way better than before so let's hope.
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they are doing the same on T-Mobile in Germany. They dont mention what phone it is but you basically get on the "list" of reserved tickets and get it before everyone else whenever its released
But it is a huge difference to make a secret list for consumers or to publish a picture of the final(?) product. Maybe it will (!) look like this commercial?
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:42 PM   #21
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Hmm. Are the specifications just assumptions, or does China Telecom have inside information?

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Mind you- as the site doesn't mention the 5.5" iPhone, theres more signs to point to it's delay.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:47 PM   #22
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Knockoffs?

Are they taking pre-orders for knockoffs or received a batch from "grey" market sources already?!??!
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:47 PM   #23
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Hmm. Are the specifications just assumptions, or does China Telecom have inside information?

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Mind you- as the site doesn't mention the 5.5" iPhone, theres more signs to point to it's delay.
They most likely have a unit to test on there network before selling. So I'm sure they are in the know.
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Old Sep 5, 2014, 12:49 PM   #24
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I read this like an hour ago on linked in..

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It's a new projector feature. You'll be able to see things mid-air. That's actually why they're calling it iPhone Air.
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