Five Years and 218 Million IPhones Later

By Mark Milian and Jordan Robertson - 2012-06-29T21:39:55Z

Photograph by Lee Jin-man/AP Photo

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Japan, South Korea and More

Add up the total number of cell phone subscribers in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan in 2009, and you're still short of matching the 218 million iPhones sold as of March, according to the CIA's World Factbook. Big deal? Consider that there are more mobile phones in South Korea than there are people.