iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales in China Top Two Million

  iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales in China Top Two Million

Business Wire

BEIJING -- December 17, 2012

Apple® today announced it has sold over two million of its new iPhone® 5 in
China, just three days after its launch on December 14. iPhone 5 will be
available in more than 100 countries by the end of December, making it the
fastest iPhone rollout ever.

“Customer response to iPhone 5 in China has been incredible, setting a new
record with the best first weekend sales ever in China,” said Tim Cook,
Apple’s CEO. “China is a very important market for us and customers there
cannot wait to get their hands on Apple products.”

iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to
feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina® display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for
blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology*—all while
delivering even better battery life.** iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s
most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including:
Shared Photo Streams, all-new Maps app, Passbook® organization and even more
Siri® features and languages including Mandarin.

*Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks, check with your carrier for

**Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual
results vary.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X,
iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music
revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the
mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the
future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

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Teresa Brewer, 408-974-6851
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