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iPhone 3G to hit 20 more countries next month

Apple targets 70m sales by end of 2008


Apple will continue its iPhone 3G roll-out next month by releasing the touchscreen smartphone in 20 more countries.

The second-generation iPhone launched in 21 countries, including the UK, on July 11, while France became the 22nd country to offer the phone last week. Around 1 million iPhone 3Gs were sold in the first weekend after its release.

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Apple hopes that by entering another 20 markets next month, and taking its tally up to 70 countries by the end of the year, it will achieve its goal of selling 10 million iPhones by the end of 2008.

Details of the countries that will get the handset for the first time on August 22 have yet to be confirmed, but this page lists the countries in which the iPhone 3G is already available, and those to which it is 'coming soon'.

The iPhone will be available in 70 countries by the end of 2008


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