iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales Top Five Million

Posted on September 24, 2012 by

Apple announced that first weekend sales of the iPhone 5 topped 5 million units, exceeding the 4 million iPhone 4S units sold opening weekend last year. The company also announced today that over 100 million devices have been updated to iOS 6 since the software was released last Wednesday.

Press Release:

CUPERTINO, California—September 24, 2012—Apple® today announced it has sold over five million of its new iPhone® 5, just three days after its launch on September 21, and more than 100 million iOS devices have been updated with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. 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 September 28 and more than 100 countries by the end of the year. Demand for iPhone 5 exceeded the 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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