iPhone 5 reservations hit 200,000 at China Unicom

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On Tuesday it was reported that the carrier had received 100,000 preorders for the handset.

Now Sina Tech writes that China Unicom has received 200,000 reservations in three days.

The iPhone 5 is launching on the carrier next Friday.

The 16 GB model will be available for 5,899 yuan (US$947), the 32 GB model for 6,899 yuan ($1107) and the 64 GB model for 7,899 yuan ($1268).

China Mobile, the country’s largest mobile carrier and the world’s biggest wireless service provider with 703 million subscribers, is reportedly in talks with Apple to bring the smartphone on the mobile carrier.