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iPhone 5 becomes the fastest selling iPhone ever

It will come as no surprise that Apple’s iPhone 5 has proven to be insanely successful only a few days after it was officially announced. AT&T has announced that the iPhone 5 set a sales record over the weekend making it the fastest selling iPhone AT&T has ever offered.
 
AT&T reports that customers ordered more iPhones from AT&T than any previous model both on its first day of pre-orders and over the weekend. And although AT&T didn't divulge actual sales numbers, Apple was happy to oblige. The boys from Cupertino announced that over 2 million iPhone 5 smartphones were sold within the first 24 hours of availability -- twice the performance of last year's iPhone 4S.

“iPhone 5 pre-orders have shattered the previous record held by iPhone 4S and the customer response to iPhone 5 has been phenomenal,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone 5 is the best iPhone yet, the most beautiful product we’ve ever made, and we hope customers love it as much as we do.”

 
The iPhone 5 is still available for pre-order on the AT&T network right now and is the only version of the device capable of simultaneous voice and data.
 
While Apple and its carriers are likely celebrating over the big sales numbers, Samsung is already looking to knock the iPhone 5 down a peg or two with new print advertising.

Sources: AT&T, Apple



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RE: Interesting reactions
By Tony Swash on 9/17/2012 10:46:22 AM , Rating: -1
What's equally telling is that so many Android fans seem to feel the need to constantly rubbish not just Apple products but also Apple customers. It seems as if there are deep wells of bitterness, anger, resentment and insecurity in some of the more vocal Android crown. Hard to say why but it creates an irritating background noise. I wish they would just chill out and enjoy whatever piece of Android kit they have bought instead of feeling compelled to shout loudly about how everybody else is a fool. Maybe they haven't worked out yet that such behaviour just makes them look foolish.


RE: Interesting reactions
By Reclaimer77 on 9/17/2012 10:53:08 AM , Rating: 1
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I wish they would just chill out and enjoy whatever piece of Android kit they have bought


You mean when Apple isn't trying to ban said kit?

Lets be clear. Your side started this, don't be a pussy and start with the false indignation and mock surprise at the results.


RE: Interesting reactions
By michael2k on 9/18/2012 1:47:58 AM , Rating: 1
Apple did start it; that's why they sued Samsung for copying.


RE: Interesting reactions
By Rukkian on 9/17/2012 11:45:35 AM , Rating: 3
This coming from somebody that no matter what only sees good in crapple, and bad in android, and always trys to preach about how everybody should pray at the alter of Jobs?


RE: Interesting reactions
By retrospooty on 9/17/2012 11:58:03 AM , Rating: 2
Hippocrit. Thy name is Tony


RE: Interesting reactions
By anactoraaron on 9/17/2012 12:16:41 PM , Rating: 3
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What's equally telling is that so many Android fans seem to feel the need to constantly rubbish not just Apple products but also Apple customers

And you don't do that too? That must "strike a cold chill in your heart" then. You better stop "talking out of your ass."
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It seems as if there are deep wells of bitterness, anger, resentment and insecurity in some of the more vocal Android crowd .
Fixed that for ya. Seems to me that there are deep wells of frantic apple fanboys like yourself that are so upset every time an android fan pokes fun at an apple device that they can't even spell.
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Maybe they haven't worked out yet that such behaviour just makes them look foolish.
As does your 'behavior' in your seriousness in defending a phone.


RE: Interesting reactions
By retrospooty on 9/17/2012 12:21:10 PM , Rating: 2
Exactly... Spoken from a guy who created his userid at Anandtech/Dailytech to champion a company FFS!. LOL.

Why anyone would waste so much time defending a company is beyond my senses.


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