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AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

17 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers - read the full textAT&T issued a Press Release concerning the new iPhone 5's selling pace. The carrier declared the iPhone 5 the fastest selling iPhone on its network to date, but chose not to provide specific numbers. The early statement is very impressive and in tow with what analysts have projected so far. The...


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> In reply to Sovereign @ 2012-09-17 16:27 from saHI - click to readwhoaw! Now that you've pointed it out, I agree with you. AT&T said "fastest selling iPhone" not "fastest selling phone". As a daily reader of this site, I smell something diffrent here. And as they quoted AT&T's statemet, it should've been only at:
"... on its first day of preorders and over the weekend."

but they included: "iPhone 5 is still available for preorder ... " which goes beyond the topic. Is these part of Apples marketing??

P.S: I hope my post should not be deleted. All persons have there opinions. :|

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  • 2012-09-17 16:59
  • v0qy

where's my TV remote control..oh! there you are...

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  • 2012-09-17 16:49
  • PGHx

so Apple sold 2m iP5s its like increasing every year

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  • 2012-09-17 16:45
  • YWid

What is NOT in the box or on the pre-order forms
GSMarena comparison IP5- v-IP4S

TWO new features are on iPhone5 NOT on the iPhone4S
i) LTE
ii)Simultaneous HD video and image recording
and if you include the A6 chip to make thing go a bit faster, THREE NEW FEATURES.
And BTW it was 4 things again that took the Iphone4 to a iPhone4S
Dual Core
World phone (both CDMA & GSM)
and that A5 chip

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  • 2012-09-17 16:44
  • IaHa

WOW,iphone 5 the fastest selling phone :) LOL

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  • 2012-09-17 16:43
  • 0@dc

> In reply to KC @ 2012-09-17 16:41 from TdCv - click to readdo you know what your talking about

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  • 2012-09-17 16:42
  • ixum

> In reply to Pelkin Syndrome @ 2012-09-17 16:19 from IVD7 - click to readUncompromising design huh?

Like the compromise of leaving out NFC due to the aluminum back of the device?

Like the compromise of a 100% carry over camera module from the iPhone 4s because thinness was more important then putting in a larger module?

Yeah, Apple is all about leading edge technology and not about COMPROMISING for the sake of making it pretty.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:41
  • TdCv

> In reply to Nash @ 2012-09-17 16:28 from 4XQX - click to readnash from norwich?

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  • 2012-09-17 16:38
  • ixum

wow PR ...heh

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  • 2012-09-17 16:37
  • thY8

> In reply to Nash @ 2012-09-17 16:28 from 4XQX - click to readThat maybe true if that is the way you use your iphone. If that is how you use a phone you really belong to Android world..

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  • 2012-09-17 16:36
  • MkXA

> In reply to Joe @ 2012-09-17 14:17 from 6j67 - click to readPlastic body ? It's better for reception,htc phones always had problems with reception.Pentile ? you won't notice it unless you put the phone RIGHT INTO YOUR EYE,I would rather have the better black levels and the vivid colors of the AMOLED screen.UI ? Touchwiz is better than any UI out there(except pure android),at least it's the lightest and got a lot of nice features like smart stay and motion controls,unlike htc sense which is too heavy that htc f*cked up multitasking on their phones and made it similar to the iphone's.And with the s3,you get better battery(also removable),better performance,better camera and a micro sd slot.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:35
  • fkVD

well same shape so not good set. i thinkg galaxy s3 is much better than iphone5.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:34
  • sSx7

iphone is not good enough.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:32
  • sSx7

This might be true..cause only Apple lovers are going for them. Got to imagine being an apple fan..1 phone model every 1 or 1 and a half year...that is a long wait. Of course you will be desperate to get the new one because every bum in town has an Iphone(he knows no better either by the way...just heard the name and hype) so you are tired of having that you will pay over the odds to get the new model and apple got you covered in every way. but seriously...did you Apple fans stop to think that you are probably not buying the best product out there anymore? But why should you care got an apple which you will probably use to call your friends and send sms..may be surf a little. The rest is just useless to you. You need a status Brick and IP5 is your new demark in society...for while until joe sixpack gets one too.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:28
  • 4XQX

Why did my comment get deleted? All I pointed out was that the PR statement specifically said fastest selling iPhone, not phone, contrasting with the title of this article.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:27
  • saHI

good phone 8h only talk time only :-( :-(
i think i will buy samsung galaxy s3 or galaxy note 2
much better battery

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  • 2012-09-17 16:23
  • Sjun

Apple can make a better phone than the traditional phone makers such as Nokia, RIM, Sony,HTC...etc.

Apple makes beautiful phone with uncompromised design and quality.

You feel good with iPhone 5 in your hand than than others!

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  • 2012-09-17 16:19
  • IVD7

I am in Africa and over 100 of my friends are struggling to preorder the iPhone 5 apple rocks that's the fact and my android friends are even switching.

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  • 2012-09-17 16:18
  • ftR0

didn't samsung gs3 have 10m preorders?
so 2m is much less then...
no matter which phone, this can easily just be a marketing game to drive up the sales. this is the same story/game that is played everytime a new iphone comes out. unless a third party can validate in absolute number terms, it's just anybody's guess until the numbers are officially reported/reflected in their 3rd quarter financial reports. until then,... phone bcompanies can play the game/numbers anyway they want to drive the "perception" that their phone are selling really well so you should buy one sooner than later... oh the marketing...

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  • 2012-09-17 16:14
  • FEBq

I currently have a Samsung Wave 2 probably the best value for money ever. Does everything and has a fantastic clear screen. Its never missed a beat in year I have owned it, except cant load Watsapp text messaging, but hey @ the equivalent of $23 per month on a 2 year contract who cares.
The American public in general is a strange lot..
For example, they go crazy queuing up to buy Electric Hybrid cars to show how they are doing there bit for the global warming especially the Toyota Prius. buying 122,316 in 2012 alone (In the U.S., typically Toyota’s top market for Prius, sales jumped to 56% of total world sales)
Ironically research shows that these same people would have to drive a Prius 369109 kms (about 15 years before they start saving any gas money. But in America the culture is as soon as you have enough of the thing, just scrap it and buy a new one..
Now they cant wait to get there hands on a iPhone 5 one of the most expensive phones in the world, I wonder how that’s helping global warming? Basically the average American consumer contines buy crap they don’t need with money they don’t have. Go figure…

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  • 2012-09-17 16:03
  • N9@y

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