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Did You Successfully Pre-Order the iPhone 5?

iPhone 5 Pre-orders sold out in one hour on Friday.

After months of speculation and rumors of the new iPhone 5’s features, Apple, Inc. (AAPL) opened pre-order sales to thousands of eager iPhone fans on Friday at 12 a.m.

Within one hour, pre-orders had completely sold out, compared to a 20-hour time period for the iPhone 4 and 22 hours for the iPhone 4s, according to the Huffington Post.

But those who weren’t able to snatch a pre-order can still wait in line at the Apple stores and purchase the phones in one week on Friday, Sept. 21.

And those who were able to place a pre-order still may not get their hands on them by the expected shipping date of Sept. 21.

Apple’s website states it will take at least two weeks to deliver the phone in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and Germany.

CNET reports that Verizon has pushed delivery dates back to Sept. 28, while AT&T has said iPhone orders will be shipped in 14 to 21 business days.

 

Did you purchase the iPhone 5? Does it live up to the hype? Let us know in the comments. 

Reginald "Rex" Henderson September 16, 2012 at 03:35 AM
thanks for the big Apple promo.
indianist September 17, 2012 at 08:50 AM
Nice.. i want to buy a smartphone, but some people say's Apple iphone5 and some say's Samsung Galaxy s3, i got confused to buy this pls give a clear idea to buy thanks,,,,, http://www.indianist.com/apple-iphone-5-launched-specifications-and-features/

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