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Apple's iPhone 4S sizzles in its first few days of availability

Critics, analysts, and some iFans were initially disappointed when the iPhone 4S was announced earlier this month, but the buying public didn't seem to be bothered by the "warmed over iPhone 4" when it was officially made available this past Friday. After seeing initial pre-orders top one million units, Apple announced today that it sold over four million iPhone 4Ses over the weekend.

For comparison, Apple sold 1.7 million units of the iPhone 4 during its first three days of availbility.
 
“iPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekend—the most ever for a phone and more than double the iPhone 4 launch during its first three days,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “iPhone 4S is a hit with customers around the world, and together with iOS 5 and iCloud, is the best iPhone ever.”

 
The iPhone 4S features an 800MHz dual-core A5 processor, 8MP rear camera, dual-mode CDMA/GSM network compatibility, and Siri voice recognition technology. Prices range from $199 for the 16GB iPhone 4S to $399 for the 64GB model with a two-year contract.

Sources: Apple, Apple



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RE: Cheaper products please
By Reclaimer77 on 10/17/2011 8:14:01 PM , Rating: 2
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OK brainbox - why do you think so many millions of people just decided to buy an iPhone 4s?


Are you for real? It's the first phone Apple has released in 15 months! After a massive hype campaign where they purposely leaked dubious information about an "iPhone5" to the media that they knew would really be an iPhone4 refresh. Of course it was going to sell in the millions. Like there was ever a doubt? DUH Tony! Only a crazy person would have this little common sense...


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