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Monday, May 15, 2006


Apple's iPhone: it's for real!

Apple iPhone launch 'imminent' says US research firm

Japans' Nihon Keizai Shimbun appears to have confirmed the persistent rumours that Apple is planning to launch a cellular phone with iPod functionality, claiming it is being developed in conjunction with Japanese company Softbank, which has just purchased Vodafone Japan.

Nihon Keizai Shimbun said that Softbank president, Masayoshi Son and Apple CEO, Steve Jobs had met and reached a basic agreement on the partnership, and that they would release a 3G iPhone for the Japanese market sometime in 2006.

It said the phone would be sold in the Vodafone shops acquired by Softbank as well as volume electronics retailers, and that Softbank would carry other Apple products at its cellphone shops.

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