Apple has just announced that it has sold over 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units over the first 3 days of its release on September 20.
Additionally, over 200 million iOS devices now runs on Apple’s latest iOS 7 breaking the new record as fastest software update in the history.
Tim Cook, Apple CEO, tells the following statement at the press meeting:
“This is our best iPhone launch yet―more than nine million new iPhones sold―a new record for first weekend sales,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “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.”
The demand for the iPhone 5s high as result the initial supply of the iPhones has exceeded and most of the online delivery has been delayed for up to 3 weeks.