Chinese carrier China Telecom announced to open up pre-orders for iPhone 5S/5C this afternoon. The prices are not shown on the webpage. The image and introduction on it can hardly tell how different the new models are from iPhone 5.

It is expected Apple will release the new iPhones at a upcoming event on September 10th. Apple China will hold a event several hours later in Beijing. Chinese telecom operators reportedly will attend it.

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Tracey Xiang

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com