Throughout China, iPhones tend to be considered a top quality item and in the initial phase of launching the device, it tends to be difficult to get one.
A designer in Guangzhou openly proposed to his girlfriend using a heart-shaped ring crafted using 99 i-phones. But this proposal resulted in a being rejected, and heartbreak. This programmer ordered 99 i-phones with RMB 500, 000. The cash was almost corresponding to the person’s two years’ salary.
Incidentally, the person proposed a day before November 11, that in Cina is proclaimed as Singles’ Day.