iPhone 5 sells over 5 million units in first weekend

Monday 24 September 2012 | 17:45 CET | News
Apple announced that it sold more than five million of its new iPhone 5 smartphones in the three days after its launch on 21 September. At the same time more than 100 million iOS devices have been updated to iOS 6. The iPhone 5 is available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK and will be available in 22 more countries on 28 September and more than 100 countries by the end of the year. Demand for iPhone 5 exceeded initial supply and while the majority of pre-orders have been shipped to customers, many are scheduled to be shipped in October,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: World
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Is it more than Samsung s3?
Ngabe Rutagarama @ 25/9/2012 - 14:23

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