Apple may have experienced a fairly slow start to iPhone sales in China, but in South Korea pre-orders for the device have already reached over 15,000, reports claim.

iPhone goes on sale through local carrier, KT, on Saturday. That carrier now claims to have attracted at least 15,000 reservations so far, and that figure could rise as it only includes those made online – it does not include customers ordering an iPhone in-store.

Meanwhile the game between iPhone-carrying network, China Unicom, and the country

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