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The 3G iPhone is almost everywhere except Saudi Arabia


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The 3G iPhone will be available in more than 70 countries. 22 will get it on July 11th 2008. You can see the full country list here. What is missing are most of the GCC except Qatar who will get the iPhone from Vodafone. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are one the biggest mobile communication consumers in the region and it is strange that this market is being ignore. Did Apple only initiated contract deals with Europeans companies like Orange and Vodafone and didn’t deal with the regional ones such as Zain or Etisalat? Or will those countries just get an unlocked iPhone?

Map via TUAW.

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4 comments

  1. thats sad =(
    i was wiling to get as soon as i finish exams -_-

  2. In saudi arabia!!
    okay, theres this phone shop called Axiom
    if your in riyadh then this phone store is insdie Khurais Plasa.
    and one day, i was going to buy a phone, and he took out the iphone and i asked how much it was?
    he said
    ”2600 riyal”
    and i asked,
    ”is it unlocked? will it work in england? with any sim?”
    and he said
    ”yes”

    =]

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