Apple sells 5 million iPhone5 in 3 days

Telecom Lead India: Apple iPhone5 has achieved yet another milestone.


Apple iPhone5

The American devices major said it has sold over five million iPhone 5, three days after its launch on September 21.


More than 100 million iOS devices have been updated with iOS 6.


iPhone 5 is available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK.


The new device will be available in 22 more countries on September 28.


By the end of the year, Apple iPhone 5 will be available in more than 100 countries.


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.


“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.


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,” Cook added.


iPhone 5 is available in the US for a retail price of $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model and $399 for the 64GB model.


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.


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