Apple Sells 9 Million iPhone’s in First Three Days
Apple sold 9 Million iPhone’s in first three days, the company said that sales of the iPhone 5S and 5C had beaten previous launches of new phones. Apple did not revealed separate sales figures for the 5s and 5c. The 5s model, whose price starts at $649, the device offers a touch ID that can scan a user’s fingerprint to unlock the phone. The less expensive 5c, which starts at $549 comes in an variety of colors.
Demand for the iPhone 5s has exceeded the initial supplies and online orders are scheduled to be shipped in the coming weeks, the company said in a statement.
Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive said: “The demand for the new iPhones has been incredible, and while we’ve sold out of our initial supply of iPhone 5S, stores continue to receive new iPhone shipments regularly.
“We appreciate everyone’s patience and are working hard to build enough new iPhones for everyone.” he added
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 a year ago, it sold more than 5 million in the first three days after its launch. Apple also said in a regulatory filing it expects total revenue for the fourth fiscal quarter to be near the high end of the previously estimated range of $34 billion to $37 billion.