Apple iPhone 5 Hits 2 Million Sales In First 24 Hours

Posted Sep 17, 2012

Apple has just released the numbers for the iPhone 5, which was officially announced on September 12.  The company has announced pre-orders of 2 million in just 24 hours.  This is more than double the previous record of one million held by the iPhone 4S.  The demand for the iPhone 5 is exceeding the initial supply and the majority of pre-orders will be delivered on September 21st.

?iPhone 5 pre-orders have shattered the previous record held by iPhone 4S and the customer response to iPhone 5 has been phenomenal,? said Philip 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.?