iPhone 5 pre-ordered more than 2 million times

The iPhone 5 pre-order campaign has broken all previous records set by Apple devices with the smartphone being pre-ordered more than 2 million times in the last few days.

This is in sharp contrast with its predecessor – the iPhone 4S, which barely reached 1 million pre-orders in its first pre-order day and the slightly negative comments towards the iPhone 5 with some analysts saying the smartphone is less than what most people expected.

Apple iPhone 5

“The customer response to iPhone 5 has been phenomenal,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone 5 is the most beautiful product we’ve ever made, and we hope customers love it as much as we do.”

Huge demand has had both positive and negative effects on Apple – there’s already an iPhone 5 shortage out there, which means some people who have pre-ordered the device will get it later than expected. At the same time the huge demand has taken Apple’s shares beyond the 700-dollar mark – a first in the company history.


Source: Techdigest.tv

Related posts

HTC All New One specs leaked

HTC All New One specs leaked

As it usually happens in the world of smartphones the tech specs of the newest smartphones get leaked on the Internet some time before the official launch of the device. The latest case is with the new generation of the HTC One strangely codenamed as HTC All New One (2014). The device is...

Samsung creates flexible batteries

Samsung creates flexible batteries

Devices such as smartphones, tablets, ordinary cell phones and other similar gadgets have been with us for about a decade but they have just recently started showing up with bendable components. A prime example is Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone which has a curved display. The Korean...

Micron to mass produce GDDR5X memory by this summer

Micron to mass produce GDDR5X memory by this summer

When the first HBM memory-enabled video cards appeared last year most of us thought that the time of GDDR5 had finished. Yet this turned out not to be the case – memory makers quickly came up with the idea of GDDR5X, despite expectations of GDDR6, and it seems now that GDDR5X might have a...

Leave a comment