UAE retailers cut SIMs to fit iPhone 5 on grey market

Monday 24 September 2012 | 12:26 CET | News
Some UAE retailers are offering to cut down micro-SIMs to fit into the Apple iPhone 5's nano-SIM slot, Gulf News reported. Etisalat and Du are expected to issue real nano SIMs when the iPhone 5 is launched in the UAE. Mohammad Sadiq, director of UK-based Siasa Telecom, told Gulf News that his company has imported two shipments of the iPhone 5 into the UAE and is selling it to retailers for AED 3,400 to AED 3,800. It is not yet clear when Apple will release the iPhone 5 in the Middle East, giving international distributors like Siasa the opportunity to supply consumers direct. Siasa sold its

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Du / Etisalat
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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