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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5 Million
by bansal98 on Tue 25th Sep 2012 08:48 UTC
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From what I understand, this figure does not include those phones which have not been shipped yet even though those were pre-ordered within the relevant time-period.

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RE: 5 Million
by unclefester on Tue 25th Sep 2012 09:09 in reply to "5 Million"
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It also doesn't consider the iPhones returned by pissed off buyers. The phone shops here in Brisbane Australia seem to have pleny of annoyed iPhone owners waiting in line to have problems fixed.

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