While we have written, rewritten, criticized iphone; the fever seems to have just started in China. Apple and China’s largest carrier service have not made their deal legal but yet it has not stopped iphone from being sold everywhere in China. What is more the iphone fever has been dubbed as Ai Feng or “Love Craze” in Chinese.
A search result for iPhone in China’s website has come out with numerous website and blogs which only means that people have bought, analyzed and playing around with the illegitimate phone. In order to curb the recent increase in the black-market of iphone’s Apple has regulated the sales in the form of using credit cards to buy the phone and even restricting iPhones to only two per user. But these have not stopped people form buying iPhone.
The other side of the story is that iPhone users can receive and make calls, connect to their wi-fi. But in most cases text messaging in the Chinese language seems to pose some problems. Many depend on third party application to send and receive message in Chinese; but this definitely has not stopped the people of China in falling head over in heals in love with the iPhone. China’s tech. savvy population has definitely gone Ai Feng over iPhone and have proved that they would go to any length to own it!
Source: Wired News