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Airtel to launch 3G iPhone on Aug 22

Bharti Airtel, India's top mobile operator, said it would launch Apple Inc's third-generation iPhone in India on August 22, giving competitors like Nokia, Samsung and others a run for their money.

india Updated: Aug 06, 2008 15:22 IST

Bharti Airtel, India's top mobile operator, said on Wednesday it would launch Apple Inc's third-generation iPhone in India on August 22, giving competitors like Nokia, Samsung and others a run for their money.

iPhone is embedded with all 3G features and is twice as fast as the existing mobile phones. The phone also has in-built GPS system, that facilitates as a navigation and positioning tool.

US-based Apple has tied up with Airtel and Vodafone to bring iPhone in the country.

Leading cell phone makers like Nokia, Motorola and Samsung have stepped up their R&D efforts to bring feature rich phones in India to compete iPhones.

Vodafone is also slated to bring Apples's iPhone this year.