Sales for latest iPhones may surpass other models: Apple
Sept 14, New York: Some 10 million new module of iPhone sold during the first weekend. Pre-orders for its latest iPhone have been so strong that Apple expects to surpass last year's record.
The new models of Apple phone, which go on sale Sept. 25, have more memory and faster processors, along with a new 12 mega-pixel camera.
Apple said that the phones have not gone up in price, but last year's record-selling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models will now sell for $100 less.
It said, "As many customers noticed, the online demand for iPhone 6s Plus has been exceptionally strong and exceeded our own forecasts for the preorder period." Apple said.
The iPhone is still Apple's most important product. Sales of the iconic smartphone contributed more than two-thirds of the Cupertino, California, company's $107 billion in revenue during the first half of 2015.
The newest product from Apple arrives as smartphone sales slow globally, with so many people already carrying them.
Shares of Apple Inc., based in Cupertino, California, rose $1.47 to $115.68 Monday.
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