Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Sep 2012 16:15 UTC
Apple "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." The last claim is debatable, but the figures are not - very impressive. Of course, do note that the iPhone 5 was available in more countries than the 4S in its first weekend, and if you take that into account, the iPhone 5 didn't do any better than the 4S at all (which doesn't negate the incredible sales - it just highlights the smartphone market's growth might be slowing). It's also lower than what analysts expected, but they're just monkeys throwing darts at figures anyway.
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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Mon 24th Sep 2012 20:40 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

No, 50% of the early iphone 5 buyers in new york would buy any new high end apple phone. It kind of makes sense that the most ardent of fans woudl buy the phone as soon as it was available regardless of the existing phone they have.

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