December 16th 2011 will be another big iPhone 4S rollout for Apple as it will cover two of the world’s most populous nations: Brazil and Russia. Other countries such as China-Taiwan, the Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and UAE will also be included in the list.
While Apple has not published any recent press releases of this upcoming launch, carrier partners and retailers in some of the countries mentioned above have begun announcing availability for December 16th.
Russian retailer digital.ru is already accepting pre-orders.
Brazillian mobile service provider Claro has posted a promo page on their website.
Malaysia’s Digi has officially announced it on their website but competitor Maxis is still on “Coming Soon” status.
Smart – one of the three biggest mobile service providers in the Philippines will officially launch it on December 16 as well.
Both Saudi Telecom Company and Mobily have announced last week that they will launch the iPhone 4S in Saudi Arabia officially on December 16th.
South Africa’s MTN is all geared up for December 16th as well.
These multiple countries rollout will reach these nations with a total population of approximately 560 million people. Potentially, 5.6 million units of iPhone 4S can be sold if Apple is capable of taking 1% bite of this huge pie. That’s a lot of iPhones… and revenues for Apple!
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