iPhone 5 sales skyrocket to 5 million in 3 days
The Apple iPhone 5 started sales on September 21; the pre-order scheduled for 14th September received 2 million orders within 24hrs. Even before the announcement of the iPhone 5, analyst has been predicting its sales for the first quarter and when it finally debut, it was said that the sales by the end of the debut month will hit 6 – 10 million units. An analyst predicted that by the close of the open sales weekend, the iPhone 5 sales would be approaching 8 million; Apple is known to double the sales of each successor iPhones.
After the iPhone started selling on September 21, the total census of total sales made by the closing of business on September 24, the iPhone 5 had already overshoot the 5 million mark in its sales, it’s like the smartphone is moving the market and may turn out to become the best selling iPhone.
In its first weekend of debut last year, the iPhone 4S sold 4 million units and its predecessor, iPhone 4 was just 1.7 million back in the first weekend of 2010 debut.
As at now, the demand of the iPhone 5 has exceeded the available supply and some pre-orders that were made late would have to be patient for 2 – 3 weeks before they could lay their hands on the long awaited iPhone 5.
The launch on the 21st September brings the iPhone 5 into 9 countries that includes; US, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. Some other 22 countries are to welcome the iPhone 5 on September 28, and this list include; Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Czech Republic, Finland, Estonia, Ireland, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Italy, New Zealand, Netherlands, Poland, Norway, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia and Switzerland. And by the end of the year, the iPhone 5 market should have hit 100; I pray this country become lucky to be among.
As the attribute of Apple products, the iPhone 5 comes out the most expensive smartphone, and the European market price for the SIM-free iPhone 5 is around €670.
The iPhone 5 is coming in two different colors, the white and the black flavor. The chipset on the iPhone 5 is named A6 by Apple, analyst has been able to analyze the A6 Chipset and found out that it has a double performance than the A5 in the iPhone 4S predecessor. The chipset processor clocks 1.2GHz and supported by 1GB RAM. It is also packaged with PowerVR SGX 54MP3 three-core GPU, with a performance that is very close to the A5X GPU in the new iPad.
If you are on the 4G LTE network in your country, just wait for the iPhone 5 and when it comes, you are good to go. But if you don’t have it, your HSPA will still work.