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iPhone 5 sets sales record in China

In a record of sorts, Apple has announced that it has sold over two million of its new iPhone 5 in China, within three days after its launch on December 14.Screen Shot 2012-12-20 at 6.42.44 PM

That makes it a staggering 2,000,000 devices in 72 hours, or about 666,666 a day, which is an incredible feat, to say the least. Although this number falls short of the 5,000,000 iPhone 5 devices that Apple sold during the first weekend launch in September, one can recall that this was a sum of the total sales in nine countries, including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK.

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Apple Wants Special Apps For China

Apple Store Shanghai

Many of our news reports have explained that Apple has big plans to sell devices and computers in emerging markets such as China. However, this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has moved the plan from Apple selling hardware to its developers trying to sell apps as well.

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