9 Million new iPhone Sold in 3 days.
9 million iPhone’s were sold within 3 days in this week after the iPhone 5S and 5C were officially released. Normally the new iPhone used to sell around 5 – 6 million in the first week of sales. But this time the iPhone 5S and 5C were released in many countries which included China too this time. Normally the China release used to come after 2 – 3 months from the US release date. The inclusion of China made the important sales mark for the popular Apple product.
On the other hand the launch of the expensive high end model along with the cheap plastic model for the price difference of just US$ 100 made the people turn on their heads towards the Gold iPhone 5S where it sold like as a hot cake and the product was announced as out of stock. More people are waiting to buy this Gold iPhone 5S when it will be available for sale in the month of October 2013.
The Apple Inc didn’t mention which model had sold out quickly and how many of it had sold out. Although it is not secrete as every one knows that the iPhone 5S Gold was the top seller during the week all over the world. As usual Apple fan were seen in Queue out side the official stores to buy the first day of its release.
Mean while some newspapers reported that the Apple’s finger print ID facility technology for the iPhone 5S had been cracked by group known as Germany’s Chaos Computer Club. According to the report the group manually switched on the phone function and not from the remote access. If they can access the gadget from remote or through internet, then there will be serious problem for the iPhone-5S users. So for the technology provider who needs to work on to stop like these access facilities.
Mean while those party goers must take much care not to go high as if they don’t know what is going around them some bad people may take advantage of his/her condition and can use their finger to switch on their iPhone 5S with out the knowledge of the owner. So if you are a high flier at parties, keep your iPhone 5s locked with the pass code and not with the finger print. This will prevent unauthorized usage by other people.
There is a cartoon going viral all over the internet where a small girl uses her sleeping father’s finger to switch on the iPhone in their home. View the image here.
Still there is shortage for iPhone 5S Gold in the USA, although many stores provide them as walk in and buy under the first come first serve basis. Also if you are looking for to buy a new iPhone 5S from the store you can use this tool which is called as iPhone-check and the service is free. This provides information on the availability of the iPhone 5S only in the USA.
From 25th October new iPhone models will be available in these countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand.
From 01st November new iPhone models will be available in these countries:
Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates.
So our advise for you is, decide how much you can spend on the gadget, think for what purpose you want it, if the selected model got all the requirements that you want? Then go for the one that you had wanted to buy. Never mind it is brand new or fabricated one. You must me satisfied with the product and the price that won’t hard hit you.
iPhone 5S in India.
Indian Apple retailers started to sell the iPhone 5S model that included the Gold color version from November 1St as announced earlier. Following are the suggested price range. As usual the Gold version sold out immediately.
IRs 53,500 16GB
IRs 62,500 32GB
IRs 71,500 64GB.
Mean while according to latest news reports the Android Smartphones are selling in large numbers far better than iPhone all over the world and the iPhone is selling high volume only in the USA and its market dominance has limited inside there only. Although according to one search firm 33.8 million iPhones were sold in the last quarter. Now the holiday season is coming up and both the iOS and the Android Smartphone makers are looking for good sales during this quarter. Let’s wait and see who are the winners in this race.
As of June 2014 nearly 500 million iPhone units were sold as iPhone 5S.