Apple today introduced the Apple Store in China (apple.com.cn), the easiest way to shop online for Apple products including the iPhone 4 and the iPad. This is huge for Apple if they can make the online store successful as the computer using population is out-of-proportionly huge. Here is more info on Apple's new online store:
Apple's online store in China features free shipping, free personalized engraving on any iPod or iPad, and the ability to custom configure any Mac with just a few clicks. The online Apple Store also offers a wide selection of third-party products and is the only place online to buy the iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED.
?We are thrilled to open our newest online store in China,? said Tim Cook, Apple?s COO. ?With personalized engraving, configure-to-order options and free shipping on everything, the Apple Store is a great destination for our customers in China.?
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, signature gift wrap is available with the purchase of most Apple products including iPod, iPad and iPhone. The online Apple Store also lets eligible students and faculty members take advantage of special education pricing on Apple products.
Also starting today, customers in China can access Apple?s legendary App Store in Simplified Chinese, with localized featured apps and charts of the most popular paid and free apps in China. The App Store offers iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users access to the world?s largest catalog of apps with over 300,000 apps in 20 categories including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel.