We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

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.

iPhone 3G review

iPhone review

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


IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

LED vs Halogen: Why now could be the right time to invest in LED bulbs

IDG UK Sites

Christmas' best ads: See great festive spots studios have created to promote themselves and clients

IDG UK Sites

Why Apple shouldn't be blamed for exploitation in China and Indonesia