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US pre-orders of iPhone hit one million

Independent.ie reporters

Published 10/10/2011 | 15:16

US first-day pre-orders of Apple's iPhone 4S have topped one million, breaking the record set by an earlier model released last year.

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Apple and phone companies began taking orders last Friday while it will hit the stores later this week.



First-day orders for the iPhone 4 were 600,000 when it launched last year.



While it was only sold by AT&T, the latest model is also being sold by Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel.



The base model of the iPhone 4S costs $200 with a two-year contract.



While it had been widely anticipated that a brand new iPhone 5 would be launched, the new model has a faster processor and an improved camera.



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