According to the short press release, Apple told Monday that it sold more than 2 million iPhone 5s in China in their first three days of availability. Apple’s Chinese division have managed this number by selling the iPhone 5 through various channels, which CEO Tim Cook says is “setting a new record with the best first weekend sales ever in China”.
The phone first released for sale on Sept. 21 in the U.S., Germany, France, Japan and five other countries, with more than 5 million of the phones sold in the first three days. In comparison, they now sold two million of them in China itself.
But considering just how many more people live in China as compared to other countries, is two million all that much? No doubt, it has set a new record for the best first weekend in China, but the previous number would’ve been much smaller so it’s not a hard record to break now, What do you say ?