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Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone

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Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone - read the full textFlagship smartphones sell by the millions and that's a given. Some 2 million people pre-ordered the new iPhone 5 and the total number of sold devices in the three days since the launch on September 21 has reached and surpassed 5 million units. Sales predictions were a bit higher (standing at...

 

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> In reply to damian @ 2012-09-25 12:38 from v{uH - click to readthat's only 7m of preorders and first 3days in sales. that's way below more than 10 m just on pre-orders for samsung galaxy s3.
get the facts straights and stop twisting or hiding facts just to make apple look good. that is why so many people, even many fair minded apple product users, dislike apple and its fans.

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  • 2012-09-25 14:32
  • FEBq

LOL, some fire here... I have an iPhone 4S, HTC One X and a BlackBerry 9790! Eff you all, I live in peace and perfect harmony hahaha. Each phone fill the blank space the last one leaves :P

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  • 2012-09-25 13:55
  • nCb2

So apple predicted 8 million sales in first weekend (an earlier gsmarena story) but only managed 5 million which is still good but hello everyone is over looking there 8 million prediction am i only one who sees this as egg in apples faces and a clear sign people aint that impressed with i5 not enough advances over i4s for me.. though the matt Grey frame does look business shame they didnt use the matt Grey frame on white i5

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  • 2012-09-25 13:51
  • MZKG

> In reply to MCRL @ 2012-09-25 09:31 from PGfx - click to readFor what? Even its 1TB storage on your blackberry, for what? Nothing, ehmmm... Let me think about it... Yes my answer NOTHING

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  • 2012-09-25 13:39
  • Kieq

people buy iphone for showoff nobody i know uses even quater of the specs the use it for calls taking photos of girls and texing for the rest they use pcs so iphone= i show of

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  • 2012-09-25 13:29
  • uRAe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-25 12:53 from q8Q8 - click to readsure. But its not expected to become the fastest selling phone ever

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  • 2012-09-25 12:56
  • v{uH

> In reply to fail!lol @ 2012-09-25 12:49 from v{uH - click to readIn other words. It's an Iphone. It's expected to sell millions fast. No surprise.

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  • 2012-09-25 12:53
  • q8Q8

> In reply to Bryan @ 2012-09-25 12:17 from t7xn - click to readIts a bit difficult to sell 175 units every second when there’s only 388 stores on the entire planet.
They won't be able hand them over that fast.
don’t know the number of digits in a million? Lol
Anyway this is the fastest selling phone ever..

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  • 2012-09-25 12:49
  • v{uH

> In reply to Harshad @ 2012-09-25 07:06 from PSLa - click to readthis is excluding preorders. there were 2 million pre-orders so apple has sold about 7 million iphones in 3 days. lol

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  • 2012-09-25 12:38
  • v{uH

5M in 3 days? not that surprising. I'll be surprised if they sold 5M in 8 hours or something.

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  • 2012-09-25 12:17
  • t7xn

64gb iPhone5= S3+iphone3gs!!!njoyy both!!cheers..:-)

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  • 2012-09-25 12:05
  • U{25

> In reply to karuh @ 2012-09-25 09:14 from IVNd - click to readNot the best hardware? Thats a bit harsh.. its definitely one of the best phones out at the moment.. top 3 for sure.

Just because Ferrari is best, doesn't mean some people cant buy Lamborghini or Porsche. They are all different, but all very fun to drive. Same with phones.

The iPhone 5 as far as I know, has great hardware, and delivers great specs in a very small phone. This in your eyes, seems to be no achievement at all.. thats strange.

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  • 2012-09-25 11:53
  • IPty

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-25 11:44 from q8Q8 - click to readI wouldn't say Yellowish.. but I know what he means.

The screen has a blanket of tint to it comparing to better quality screens like the ONE X and the iPhone. Im not being biased either, the SGS3 is a great phone, one of the top 3 at the moment. For me its too big, and plastic but I appreciate it has a great size screen for email and movies, and is a beast with its power (CPU GPU ETC).

But its screen, it looks like it has blue/green tint to it, and its rather heavy. Makes everything look a bit "dull".

PS I saw the metallic grey 4G version today doesnt look too bad..

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  • 2012-09-25 11:50
  • IPty

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-25 09:54 from uZ9t - click to readWhere do you get yellowish from?

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  • 2012-09-25 11:44
  • q8Q8

> In reply to gerald_philippines @ 2012-09-25 10:19 from v0qT - click to readThe only thing with Amoled screens is that white can be a "tad bluish" and mainly only when told or compared to another screen. But their whites are way whiter that the blacks of an LCD. And the colors are still very accurate and you can adjust them if you think are slightly saturated. They also provide the best visibility in sunlight.

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  • 2012-09-25 11:44
  • q8Q8

> In reply to Rex @ 2012-09-25 10:26 from 3pck - click to readIt's effing awesome! So awesome in fact that they finally added customizing to it! You can now scratch in what ever you want

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  • 2012-09-25 11:41
  • q8Q8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-25 08:44 from j5Jk - click to readwell, look at it this way. At least android fanboys don't have to tell apple fanboys to "get lost". With the help of their iphones, now they can.

as for me, i ain't buying an iphone 5 until they fix the friggin map or return google maps back. Its one of my most used feature on a smartphone.

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  • 2012-09-25 11:21
  • vx0D

> In reply to Paxton.Petty @ 2012-09-24 16:37 from IaEL - click to readHey it's only comments like yours that piss people off, think about it!

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  • 2012-09-25 10:27
  • HKWy

How good is Iphone- check this out. The message written on official London Underground (tube) public notification board

http://www.goodnewshackney.com...via-binny-uk

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  • 2012-09-25 10:26
  • 3pck

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-25 09:54 from uZ9t - click to readhey, i think that's also the thing that i have been thinking more than 10 times about using Samsung phones, i personally don't like the color of the screen its like bluish or yellowish, whereas if you compare it with iPhones, its totally different, colors are accurate, even my Nokia N9's screen looks better than any Samsung phone screen, no bias here since I have used Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy S1 before, and thats the main reason why I kept coming back to using iPhones. I have used an LG Optimus Vu as well and if I compare the Screen with Samsung SuperAmoled, LG's HD IPS LCD looks better for me. its kinda bothering as well coz if I look at Samsung screen, major colors that I noticed is orange and green which is not good in the eye.

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  • 2012-09-25 10:19
  • v0qT

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