September 20th, 2013
09:13 PM ET

Apple's new iPhones hit stores worldwide

OutFront update: Apple announced it sold 9 million of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models since they went on sale Friday - a record opening weekend for the iPhone.

Today's the day Apple fans have been waiting for - the iPhone 5 is available in 9 countries.

In the United States, Australia, Japan, Britain, France, Germany, Canada and Singapore, tech enthusiasts are lining up around the block to get their hands on the new phones.

Gold iPhone sold out til October

And for the first time ever, Apple is offering its new devices in China on day 1.
That's important because one of Apple's two new phones, the entry-level iPhone 5C, which comes in five colors - was designed specifically for emerging markets.

So what's selling? The iPhone 5S has Alfred sold out of the gold-colored model.

Does this signal a return to power for Apple?

OutFront: The host of "Quest Means Business" - Richard Quest.

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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. LibertyDefined

    Are we buying beneficial technology or a fashion statement?

    September 21, 2013 at 12:00 am | Reply
  2. LibertyDefined

    Woopadedoo! Want a smartphone that is cheaper, and has a more efficient os. Try the new BlackBerry BB10 devices. I own the Z10, and with double the ram and speed of the hub my life has gotten so much easier. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HDxo4dM2JOg&desktop_uri=/watch?v=HDxo4dM2JOg

    September 20, 2013 at 11:57 pm | Reply

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