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Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

17 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered - read the full textA couple of hours after AT&T announced that the iPhone 5 had broken the previous record for best-selling iPhone, Apple stepped up and gives us some exact numbers. In a Press Release the Cupertino-based company shares that the iPhone 5 has hit over 2 million pre-orders in the first 24 hours after...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 18:50 from vMew - click to read"said that the new flagship handset has had over 9 million units preordered worldwide. This total includes devices that will be sold by more than 290 carriers in 145 countries."

WILL BE SOLD, those was shipped devices for stores carriers etc. Not even for customers :)

also WORLDWIDE

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  • 2012-09-17 19:11
  • p77u

iPhone 5 is not only look good and feel good in your hand, it works like a magic.

The body is so thin and light, make you feel good.

The 4 inch screen is very nice and you can operate with just one hand. You dont feel fatigue in your hand.

The super high quality retina display, audio speaker and camera further enhance your user experience like never before.

Combine with the optimized iOS 6 makes iPhone 5 operate with buttery smooth.

iPhone 5 is the best phone ever created by Apple after post Steve Jobs era.

For sure Sammy will reenginnering the less superior S3 to be more competitive with iPhone 5.

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  • 2012-09-17 19:07
  • IVD7

> In reply to Sanjay Chandra @ 2012-09-17 18:52 from 2T7j - click to readBefore starting the response, I think we agree in some points:

1. Shocker, they do. People do buy phones other than iPhones because they like or prefer them. GS3 figures are there too.
2. iOS is a good OS. It's just not "above" any other like the comment i answered to stated.
3. I don't care what people have. The guy said most Android users never got to use an iPhone in their whole live, which I find pretty unrealistic.
4. iPhone's camera is overwhelmingly ubiquitous as the iPhone itself is, but it doesn't make it better. I wouldn't buy a 808 or a 920, but their cameras are cetainly better.
5. I always add a pinch of salt to Apple's and everybody else's figures. The "we ran outta stock" moniker only urges brand loyalists to qeue outside their stores.

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  • 2012-09-17 19:06
  • N9xA

i know one thing , once nokia comes out with promising phones, it's fans will automatically kill the copy cat (sammy). i was a nokia fan to be honest but i had to buy sammy because nokia did not gave any choice to us but as far as iphone is concerned i will still say it's a nice phone ....sorry can't live in a blind world where i can only see android nothing else :)

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  • 2012-09-17 19:03
  • utSK

i agree with sanjay chandra totally

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  • 2012-09-17 18:58
  • utSK

> In reply to yeip @ 2012-09-17 18:30 from N9xA - click to read1.They won't buy an android because , it is inefficient and sluggish even with Quad Cores and Dual Cores (Google demonstrated project butter on Dual core G-nexus and clearly showed stuttering them)

I have seen lot of people praising Lumia which has almost same design as N9 or 800 , while same ones criticize iPhone for iterative design , That shows trolling clearly.

2.I think Notifications was the only thing where android is great , apart from that , i really don't see iOS as behind.

3.Nobody cares what others own , even if it is true , its purely personal preference.

4.But unfortunately , most Lumias and PVs are ending up in shelves , if u look at flickr ,iPhone 4S and 4 are number one and two , Lot of people are using cameras of the phone , which is way better than devices ending up unused.

5.Its worldwide my dear and iPhone pre-orders are counted only in 4-5 countries.

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  • 2012-09-17 18:52
  • 2T7j

Haha so many haters yet so many buyers.
as my name says i hate apple yet i just switched from gs3 to iphone 5. Why?
because it is just a smart phone where as gs3 and most android phones try to be computers, big hans monitors etc. I always end up coding something. So now i have no excuses to be distracted =)

i will miss you android!

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  • 2012-09-17 18:51
  • X3tv

> In reply to m86k @ 2012-09-17 18:29 from m86k - click to readoh boy!!! If that's what you feel you should have not post here in the 1st place

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  • 2012-09-17 18:51
  • MkXA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 18:49 from p77u - click to readlol no..20million in 3mths.. 9million pre orders

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  • 2012-09-17 18:50
  • vMew

> In reply to paul @ 2012-09-17 18:45 from ixum - click to readummm... no.
you're comparing what samsung got on pre-order prior to the phone being released. This iphone only went on pre-order like a few days ago... this will reach over 3 million before the phone releases. no body would wait 8days outside of a store for a SG3.. why? cause its a piece of junk.
and android aint got $hit on iOS, WP8, or meego/maemo

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  • 2012-09-17 18:50
  • Mfxa

> In reply to zack @ 2012-09-17 18:48 from sp@8 - click to readIn three months..

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  • 2012-09-17 18:49
  • p77u

> In reply to grayham @ 2012-09-17 18:27 from MkXA - click to readYou know I used to agree that a company who dabbled in lots of things isn't likely to be good at each of them...jack of all trades, master of none. Not so much now...

I'd never buy a Samsung fridge or washer, but their lcd tv's are the best you can get, their phones and laptops are likewise good along with some other items.
Apple is soon to launch Apple TVs, and will no doubt get into other tech later. So they won't be much different in a few years.

Anyway...it's 9 million SGS3 phones they had pre ordered.
And though Apple will exceed that (you can't keep an apple fan from frothing at the mouth) what's really bad is Apple know this, yet are stopping some pre orders claiming product shortages.

Like really? That's a bad taste move to make more hype at the expense of it's loyal customers.

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  • 2012-09-17 18:49
  • 7sHy

available in more markets yet only 2million pre-orders? :/ sgs3 had 9 millions

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  • 2012-09-17 18:48
  • sp@8

so apple are nearly beating the samsung S III not bad samsung where on 2.5 million at this stage

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  • 2012-09-17 18:45
  • ixum

live in a bubble and make yourself happy & sir don't challenge my english ....i just wrote the previous comment in less than a minute that's why there were just typing errors....whichever phone is the best i dont care because it's ultimately the companies whose earning huge money because of fools like us :P

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  • 2012-09-17 18:44
  • utSK

iPhone 5 has already proven to be the most popular smartphone in the world with a record breaking for selling 2 millions units within 24hrs or 23 units for 1 second.

Why people choose iPhone 5 because other phones are not good enough in many ways. They either look ugly, look cheap with plastic, poor camera, too big screen, poor OS, bad user experience ..etc

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  • 2012-09-17 18:43
  • IVD7

> In reply to kitp @ 2012-09-17 18:35 from b%2X - click to readA simple googling will show you. It's on almost all tech news site.

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  • 2012-09-17 18:42
  • tA$4

I used an iPhone 4 for the weekend to play Some facebook games. iOS is good but not for heavy users. Android actually makes things so much easier to use. i thought it was the other way around. iOS is simple OS though, anybody can use it. I would get an iPhone 5 to use for certain occasions if it didn't use a nano sim but not to replace my Android

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  • 2012-09-17 18:42
  • kxIs

> In reply to DaTdude @ 2012-09-17 18:33 from FFh@ - click to readSo basically , you buy a phone only if it is premium priced , very interesting indeed , shows your attitude.

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  • 2012-09-17 18:42
  • 2T7j

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