Apple: iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million in First 24 Hours

Apple: iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million in First 24 Hours

September 17, 2012 Updated Sep 17, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST

(Apple news release) Apple on Monday announced pre-orders of its new iPhone 5 topped two million in just 24 hours, more than double the previous record of one million held by iPhone 4S.

According to the Apple news release:

Demand for iPhone 5 exceeds the initial supply and while the majority of pre-orders will be delivered to customers on September 21, many are scheduled to be delivered in October.

“iPhone 5 pre-orders have shattered the previous record held by iPhone 4S and the customer response to iPhone 5 has been phenomenal,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone 5 is the best iPhone yet, the most beautiful product we’ve ever made, and we hope customers love it as much as we do.”




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