Five million iPhone 5s sold its opening weekend, making it the fastest-selling iPhone of all time, likely because it was available in more countries this time. It took 74 days to sell 1 million of the original iPhones; the iPhone 5 doubled that number just in pre-orders. We take a look back at first-weekend iPhone sales to see how the franchise has grown.
The iPhone 5 hasn’t matched very high sales expectations, but it has exceded previous opening weekend sales. We take a visual look at first-weekend iPhone sales over the years.