China Unicom said it had over 1million iPhone contract users. But compared with nearly 700millions mobile phone users, that figure sounds nothing. iPhone 4 is hot, but for the majority of Chinese users, it’s expensive. If you find in tier-1 cities such as Beijing, Shanghai where iPhone 4 seems everywhere, don’t be fooled, in tier-2, tier-3 cities, although some people knows Apple iPhone, but it is not the most wanted phone. People is expecting something cheaper but also good. Meizu M8 rocks the market as the best copy of iPhone in China (read our previous coverage about Meizu App Store). Now Meizu M9, becomes one of the most wanted dream phone.  M9 is available for pre-order in Meizu’s street store starts from early this week, and according to J Wong’s, CEO of Meizu microblogs, M9 should be out before Christmas (exp. 18th December).

Take a look at the latest released M9 photo, it looks amazing. Operating System-wise, it goes for Android2.2 (with modification). The key specifications are also quite attractive:

And the price, for 8G rmb2,499 (~$370), 16GB rmb 2,699 (~$399). The following photo is very latest shot from J Wong himself.

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