http://biz.yahoo.com/rb/080304/apple_asia.html?.v=1 Apple COO Tim Cook was quoted by Reuters at Apple's annual shareholder meeting
We will enter Asia with the iPhone in 2008... we will one day enter China, we're not saying when, and we will one day enter India
When _is_ that day? We are already nearing one year since the release of iPhone and there is not even a whisper in India. When you contact the local retailers of Apple hardware, all you get is 8-10 months more. *Sigh*. You disappoint me Mr Jobs.
India gets everything late, new line of laptops enter as late as 3-4 months (that's a quarter :-P) and iPods a couple of months. Why this ill treatment? Aren't there enough Mac faithful in any other country? I am trying to dig up some numbers for the number of Mac users in the country. Well, when we join together, with the typical clamor that Indians are known for, we will be a force to reckon with ;-D!
Anyhoo, here goes the open request for any Mac faithful / Apple faithful in India. If you own/rent/lease Apple hardware, put in a comment. We can decide how we can get the iPhone in India.