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.