Apple has announced that it has sold over 4 million of the new iPhone 4S in the first 3 days of release. The company also announced that iOS 5 has been installed by over 25 million users and iCloud had over 20 million new members.
“iPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekendâ€”the most ever for a phone and more than double the iPhone 4 launch during its first three days,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “iPhone 4S is a hit with customers around the world, and together with iOS 5 and iCloud, is the best iPhone ever.”
iPhone 4S was released in 7 countries last Friday and will be available in 22 countries on October 28. It will also be available in over 70 countries (Saudi Arabia might be included) by the end of the year.
Here is Apple’s press release:
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iPhone 4S First Weekend Sales Top Four Million
CUPERTINO, Californiaâ€”October 17, 2011â€” AppleÂ® today announced it has sold over four million of its new iPhoneÂ® 4S, just three days after its launch on October 14. In addition, more than 25 million customers are already using iOS 5, the worldâ€™s most advanced mobile operating system, in the first five days of its release, and more than 20 million customers have signed up for iCloudÂ®, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices. iPhone 4S is available today in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK, and will be available in 22 more countries on October 28 and more than 70 countries by the end of the year.
â€œiPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekendâ€”the most ever for a phone and more than double the iPhone 4 launch during its first three days,â€ said Philip Schiller, Appleâ€™s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. â€œiPhone 4S is a hit with customers around the world, and together with iOS 5 and iCloud, is the best iPhone ever.â€
iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including Appleâ€™s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all new camera with advanced optics; full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siriâ„¢, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking.
Pricing & Availability
iPhone 4S comes in either black or white and is available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model, $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the new 64GB model.* iPhone 4S is available from the Apple Online Store, Appleâ€™s retail stores and through AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, and select Best Buy, Target and Walmart stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. iPhone 4 is available for just $99 (US) and iPhone 3GS is available for free with a two year contract.
iPhone 4S will be available on October 28 in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
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