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Apple sells two million iPhone 5 in China in opening weekend

17 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple sells two million iPhone 5 in China in opening weekend - read the full textApple has just revealed that they sold over two million iPhone 5 in the first weekend in China, since it went on sale on December 14. This is pretty big news since analysts predicted a rather lukewarm response to Apple's latest smartphone in China. To put this number in perspective, Apple...


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> In reply to apple 1 @ 2012-12-17 11:25 from fBhn - click to readThere's no doubt you know nothing about mobile computing. Buy a Nexus 4.... or hell, buy a cheap HTC one S, even that is better than this.

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  • 2012-12-17 12:24
  • 6s}p

no doubt that the i5 is the finest piece of mobile world. . . . Keep it up apple

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  • 2012-12-17 11:25
  • fBhn

I was waiting for Xperia T or V, but it's not even available yet for my country. The thing is iPhone 4s took more than 6 months to come here officially, but the iPhone 5 took less than that, it's available last week.

Since it cost just about the same as Xperia T or V, I got an iPhone 5 instead, bye Sony.

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  • 2012-12-17 11:05
  • IaHH

Iphone5 lauched last Friday in my country & it's already out of stock, those who got it had to line up overnight.
Such situation never happen to any Samsung phone.

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  • 2012-12-17 10:55
  • vV5G

Even the iPad mini is going as strong worldwide....


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  • 2012-12-17 10:50
  • vbyY

wait until they find out the only major difference between IPhone 5 and 4s is a 5th row of icons, I thought chinese know better =P

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  • 2012-12-17 10:47
  • pkgp

Oh boy! Two million isn't a bad number at all. I see many people bashing iPhone 5 and yet the sales of iPhone 5 keep rising.

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  • 2012-12-17 10:18
  • 95qq

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  • 2012-12-17 09:12
  • xIhZ

Well done apple. I don't even know if any other phone in history has sold 2 million phones in one country over a weekend period. Well done.

Was just a my local shopping mall, (Metrotown Burnaby Canada) 80% of people I saw was using a iphone.

Also ipad mini's 16 and 32 gb's at the apple store all sold out :(.

Nice.... simple..... well made phone. Worth every penny.

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  • 2012-12-17 08:54
  • xIhZ


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  • 2012-12-17 08:34
  • IWQi

(owner of s3 and i phone 5) not impressed at all regarding the news , im planning on selling out my i phone 5 cuz i thought that s3 is more than enough for me compared to the i phone , i cant even find dlna in this thing to connect it to my office smart tv , i found it in s3 though ... apple have again left so many features of 21 st century along there way for no reason ...

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  • 2012-12-17 08:33
  • tevc

Just as predicted due to china high population..
But also excited to hear any good news from Apple selling amount at others country as well..

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  • 2012-12-17 08:32
  • Kidf

Hong Kong is not a country... and its population is only 7mil. Singapore also has a tiny population at 5.3mil. So you are effectively comparing 7 countries with China.
China has a population of 1.3 billon, which is most likely more than all those 7 countries combined.

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  • 2012-12-17 08:10
  • NBk%

iPhone 5 isn't the best smartphone in the world after Nokia Lumia 920, Samsung Galaxy S III and Note II surfaces. I'm not impress for what Apple had did to their iPhone and iPad. The design is always similar to its predecessors lols

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  • 2012-12-17 08:02
  • vjrU

this analyst are jealous of iphone 5... keep on selling like cold cold drink in the midst of a scorching sun...

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  • 2012-12-17 07:55
  • f0n}

so 2 million bought a stolen rectangular device with round corners with stolen patents and features. amazing

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  • 2012-12-17 07:53
  • ALKk

> In reply to okram @ 2012-12-17 07:26 from SsxJ - click to readThis is a problem with any smartphone depends on your app usage. Try to see if the problem can be fixed, if not, return it for a replacement. If you are unsatisfied still, then get another phone.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:43
  • IWY}

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-17 07:14 from IWY} - click to readiPhone 5 is my first smartphone and I'm quite satisfied, it's a smartphone with it's good and not so good things but the battery is indeed much worse than described in official specs! Should I then return my phone reffering to the specs?

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  • 2012-12-17 07:26
  • SsxJ

Omg.. Apple, Good phone. Good OS.

I'm hoping for more open OS.

eg. USB OTG, Bluetooth freedom.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:21
  • PVv{

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