Apple: More Than Five Million iPhone 5s Sold During First Weekend

Apple: More Than Five Million iPhone 5s Sold During First Weekend

September 24, 2012 Updated Sep 24, 2012 at 10:47 AM EST

The iPhone 5 is a hot item.

According to a news release issued Monday, Apple announced that more than 5 million of its new iPhone 5 have been sold in its first weekend of availability.

According to the Apple news release:

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. “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.”

Read the entire news release from Apple HERE.

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