Posted by: Pece Andonoski in iOS News, iPhone News, tags: iPhone 5
Apple today announced that iPhone 5 set a new sales record, over 5 million iPhone 5 were sold just three days after its launch on September 21st.
Just in comparison, Apple had sales of 4 million iPhone 4S last year in the opening weekend.
"Demand for iPhone 5 has been incredible and we are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer who wants one as quickly as possible," said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. "While we have sold out of our initial supply, stores continue to receive iPhone 5 shipments regularly and customers can continue to order online and receive an estimated delivery date. We appreciate everyone’s patience and are working hard to build enough iPhone 5s for everyone."
In the press release Apple also announced that over 100 million iOS devices have been updated to iOS 6.
iPhone 5 will be available on September 28 in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.