Apple is really thinking big this time for its new iPhone launch. For the very first time in history, Apple is going to launch its new iPhone lineup both in China and Japan simultaneously. A recent report from a Japanese website Nikkei (via 9to5Mac) claims that Japan's largest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo will sale Apple's new iPhone line-up this fall. Both Apple and DoCoMo have reached to an agreement for sales quota and other details of launching the device in the country. 3 more major Japanese carriers are also struggling to gain sales quota.
It is already reported earlier that Apple is also going to launch its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in China via China Telecom and may be other carriers. So this year's Apple iPhone launch event will be the biggest of all. Apple is really focusing on largest Asian market. Apple's Tokyo App Store is the most recent example of this focus. Now the new iPhone launch in world's largest smartphone market in China and also in Japan also points towards Tim Cook focus on the growing Apple sales in Asia.