Tag Archives: Hong Kong

iPad Air reservations to go live in China and Hong Kong on Oct. 30

With the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch last month, we saw pre-orders go live in China and Hong Kong prior to the devices being released. According to both Apple China and Apple Hong Kong, this will also be the case for the new iPad Air which goes on sale on November 1. The reservation system will go live on October 30 at 8 a.m. local time and will…

New Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Apple store opens to much hype [Gallery]

It may not be the most iconic Apple retail store on the planet, but it’s certainly as classy and polished as all of the others. The 3-floor glass-fronted store opened up to lines of fans this morning in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. It’s the 3rd store to open in Hong Kong. M.I.C Gadget uploaded a bunch of images to Flickr, the pick of the bunch are…

Check out this beautiful new Apple Store in Hong Kong [Gallery]

Apple has finally unveiled its 3rd store in Hong Kong. And – as always – it’s a beautiful structure covered in huge panes of glass. The store is set to open tomorrow (Saturday 15th), and we’ll undoubtedly see images of large lines and masses of high-fives for anyone walking in to the brick-and-mortar store. Check it out in the gallery below: Credit…

Looking to buy an iPhone 5 in Hong Kong? Good luck

We’re all well aware that Apple is facing shortages with the iPhone 5. In-fact, if you want to buy the device online, you’ll be facing a minimum of a three to four weeks until you receive your iPhone. With that being said, imagine how bad the situation is in Hong Kong, where Apple customers must play the ‘Apple Store lottery’ to get their hands on their…

Hong Kong gripped by “iPhone 5 fever”

Apple stores in Hong Kong are completely sold out of iPhone 5s, according to a report from Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. The analyst, who is touring the region, said that the city was suffering from “iPhone 5 fever”, he found that every store he visited was completely out of the latest version of the iPHone. The iPhone can still be purchased…

Hong Kong’s third Apple Store almost ready for business

I reported last week that Apple was preparing its second Apple Store in Hong Kong for its grand opening. Now, just 7 days later, Apple’s third Hong Kong store – located in Hysan place mall – is nearly ready for business. It can be seen from the inside of the mall that the store will be spread over at least two  floors, but may even have a third floor,…

iPhone 5: Hitting a grey market near you

It may not be the most convenient thing in the world, but with a quick trip to Hong Kong you can get your very own iPhone 5 for the low low price of 1,100 dollars! Wow!  Well this isn’t exactly a discount considering that the iPhone 5 will be on retail this Friday for 720 dollars, but at least you can say that you got a new iPhone from a grey market dealer…

Apple to build massive data center in Hong Kong

Apple is allegedly planning to house its next enormous data center in Hong Kong SAR, China, to be operational by 2015. Apple is currently reviewing bids from multiple contracting companies to build the mammoth center near the Shezhen China border, in the New Territories region of Hong  Kong. 9to5Mac spoke to one of the bidding contractors: “There…

Hong Kong Apple stores ward off the masses

In a bid to avoid the embarrassing scenes of the iPhone 4S launch in January, signs have appeared outside Hong Kong’s Apple store warning customers not to assemble outside the venue. I’m sure you all remember the scenes from a couple of months back when Apple decided not to open the store to its eager customers, over fears that the large crowd would…