Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny/Cloudy    21 / 10   City Forecast

Home>>Science & Education

Apple says iPhone 4S sales top four million in first weekend

(Xinhua)

09:13, October 18, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Apple on Monday announced that it has sold more than four million of its new iPhone 4S, three days after the launch last Friday.

"IPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekend--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.

In addition, more than 25 million customers are already using iOS 5, the latest version of the mobile operating system powering Apple's mobile devices, since it was released last Wednesday; and more than 20 million customers have signed up for iCloud, the cloud service designed to store and sync data for download to multiple devices, said the company in the statement.

The iPhone 4S, which looks the same as the iPhone 4, has major hardware upgrade inside, including a faster chip, a higher- resolution camera and Siri intelligent voice control.

Last Friday, AT&T and Sprint, two iPhone wireless carriers in the United States, said they have seen record daily sales with the launch of the iPhone 4S.

The lasted Apple smartphone is currently on sale in the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Britain, and will be available in 22 more countries on Oct. 28. Apple said the phone will be on sale in more than 70 countries and regions by the end of this year.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:张茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Marriages need cash and love

  2. School-food poisonings call for management

  3. Farmers harvest rice in Tianjin, north China

  4. China tops worlds medal tally

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Small vendors' wrath
  2. Sincerity needed to solve South China Sea dispute
  3. Money-dominated US must listen to its people
  4. Hold high banner of peace, development, co-op
  5. Rising inequlity threatens growth legitimacy
  6. Wall Street protests highlight global strife
  7. Watchful eye on Mekong River drug trade
  8. CPC's leadership essential to China's cause
  9. India-Vietnam oil exploration deal must be stopped
  10. China upholds peaceful development

What's happening in China

Mother testifies to good character of rescuer

  1. Wal-Mart top China exec quits
  2. Teen accused of hurting woman
  3. Experts call for public to help accident victims
  4. Taobao revises fee plan
  5. Entrepreneurs experience heavy work stress

PD Online Data

  1. Challenge to the traditional view of love and marriage
  2. House means happiness? Young Chinese' home-owning dream
  3. Fighting AIDS,China is acting
  4. Worldwide Confusius Institutes
  5. Chinese Qingming Festival