Apple announced that it has sold more than 1.7 million iPhone 4 in the first three days after the launch on June 24. Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs says that
This is the most successful product launch in Apple’s history. Even so, we apologize to those customers who were turned away because we did not have enough supply.
Earlier on June 15, the day Apple started accepting iPhone 4 pre-order, Apple received more than 600,000 pre-orders for the new iPhone 4. Apple said that this is the largest number of pre-orders ever received by Apple in a single day. The unprecedented interest for iPhone 4 from customers created network breakdown and Apple & AT&T had to stop accepting pre-orders for iPhone 4. Apple has sold the remaining 1.1 million in the first three days of it launch in US, UK. France, Germany, and Japan.
The new iPhone 4 is the thinnest smartphone in the world featuring, Apple’s A4 processor, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, FaceTime, which makes video calling at a single tap, HD 720p video recording. iPhone 4 runs on iOS 4, Apple’s newest mobile operating system featuring, Folders, Multitasking and Apple’s iAd, the mobile advertising platform. In US iPhone 4 costs $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model with two year contract at Apple and AT&T’s retail and online stores, Best Buy, Radio Shack and Wal-Mart stores.
Apple said iPhone 4 will be available in an additional 18 countries by the end of July—Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.