Apple 3G iphone global launch today

July 11th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS  

London, July 11 (IANS) Apple Friday launches the iphone, its latest and fastest touch-screen, in 22 countries, including the US and the UK. India will have to wait till September. Authorities are expecting jammed streets across UK as shoppers flock the 1,250 stores in search of the 3G phone, Apple’s combined music player, phone and internet browser.

The mobile phone shop Carphone Warehouse and the network O2, which have exclusive rights to sell the gadget, expect to sell out in nearly all of their shops. Both sold out of their online allocations within hours on Monday, with unexpectedly strong demand crashing 02’s website.

Those who buy the phones will find it an expensive experience, as all have to be bought with an accompanying 18-month contract with O2. On the cheapest

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