Apple has sold more than 9 million smart phones iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c three days after the start of sales of new devices on Friday , setting a new record. This is the company announced on the official website.
Once again, the American giant renews record sales after a new model of iPhone. In June 2010, the iPhone 4 sold in the first three days of sales circulation of 1.7 million smartphones. Released in October 2011, the iPhone 4S has improved the record by more than half – its first weekend Apple sold more than 4 million units . In 2012, Apple sold about 5 million iPhone 5 in the first weekend.
Analysts had expected sales of iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s in the first weekend to be no less than the launch of the previous model a year ago, especially given the fact that among the first group of countries , where sales begin starting for the first time hit China . In addition, Apple was first released just two new models of smartphones at the same time . However, the figure of 9 million iPhone sold did not predict even the most optimistic analysts’ forecasts.
“The demand for the new iPhone was incredible – said sales statistics , Apple CEO Tim Cook. – We thank all our customers for their patience and make every effort so that everyone could get their device . “
Apple also announced that more than 200 million users of mobile devices from the company already has the iOS 7 operating system , closing model which used to be launched on Wednesday ultimate week . Whole gross sales of iPhone, iPad and iPod contact for six years , we be aware surpassed seven-hundred million devices.
Gross sales of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c began closing Friday in 9 international locations – the U.S., Australia, Canada , France, China, Germany , Nice Britain, Japan and Singapore. By way of December of this yr, the sale of recent merchandise shall be accelerated to a hundred international locations.