Last week Apple introduced the rumored iPhone 5 and, as expected, broke a new record for the first day of booking. The apple corporation sold two million units in the first 24 hours the smartphone was available. Thus became the fastest device was sold in the company’s history.
This is an excerpt from the official press release published by Business Wire:
Apple announced today that its iPhone 5 stocks topped 2 million in just 24 hours, more than double the previous record of 1 million iPhone 4S possessed. Demand for iPhone 5 initial outbid, although most orders will be delivered to customers on September 21, many are scheduled to be delivered in October.
Reservations iPhone 5 began last Friday, and in an hour the Apple Store site and marked a delay of 2-3 weeks to deliver the phone. According to calculations by The Next Web, the numbers of the first day of pre-sales can be broken down into 1389 iPhones sold per minute and 23 purchases per second .
Taking into has two million smartphones sold in just 24 hours, is likely to have exceeded Apple iPhone 4S figures throughout the weekend. Recall that the mobile version presented in 2011 sold 4 million units
for the first three days of booking. From all we have to wait a few days until the Cupertino company present more statistics.
Apple and presentation of the iPhone 5 are taking all eyes on this day, although there is also space for news about the Android world. According to Hugo Barra, Google’s Android operating system took its presence more than 500 million devices worldwide .
It’s a stunning figure demonstrating steady growth of the software developed in Mountain View. Official statistics also indicate that each day are activated 1.3 million Android gadgets. The increase in these numbers is clear. Until February, for example, there were 300 million devices with Google’s OS, with 850,000 sold daily. late June-in Google I/O- total OS computers of the “Big G” was 400 million globally, while activations per day reached 1 million. In the last three months the drastic increase in the number of Android devices was caused by two devices: Samsung Galaxy S III and Nexus 7
, Google’s tablet fabricated with Asus. Comparisons are odious, but to put into context the importance of the 500 million Android devices, you have to focus on its main competitor. Until July this year sold 410 million iOS gadgets, but this number tends to explode after the presentation of new devices.
Opera is a web browser that offers very good performance. The desktop version is not the best choice worldwide, but the situation is very different in the mobile arena. The software has gained a very important niche users on smartphones and feature phones, surpassing the 200 million .
The information was released by the developers through its traditional “State of the Mobile Web”. The popularity of the browser in the mobile market is based on two products: Opera Mini and Opera Mobile . The first works on any phone low midrange, while the second was prepared for smartphones and tablets.
According to official figures, 200 million mobile users scattered 53 countries, 183 million (92 percent) access the Web from their phones through Opera Mini. The remaining 17 million, for its part, harness the power offered by the Mobile Edition.
Opera But growth is not measured only in numbers of users. The number of page views on mobile versions of the browser increased by 55 percent compared to last year. In June, Internet visited over 115 billion pages from their devices.
Opera’s popularity in the mobile market is related to its technology data compression. Thanks to this feature reduces the data consumption to a minimum, allowing for greater savings. If you have not tried Opera Mini or Mobile, you can download by entering m.opera.com from the browser on their phones or tablets.
After his successful run in London, it seems that Galaxy S III is on the right track. According to a report by the Yonhap South Korean newspaper, the head of Samsung Mobile, Shin Jong-kyun, reported that the smartphone exceeded 10 million units sold worldwide .
If the data are true, fulfilled one of the objectives set by the executives of Samsung. The company’s goal was to achieve the above figure for the end of July and apparently got it a couple of weeks in advance. It’s clearly good news for the Korean company.
Remember Galaxy S III had 9 million bookings within 15 days after submission. It is no wonder that the smartphone has sold over 10 million units in just eight weeks. If performance is moving in the same way, in a few months exceed what has been done by his predecessor .
To put in perspective, in its first year Galaxy S II sold 20 million units. Most likely, the new Samsung phone also exceed that mark in less time , because it is already on sale in markets in the world (including the U.S. and major European countries).
also not forget that Galaxy S III is the official smartphone of the London Olympics. Sales may be triggered by the publicity gained during the event. We will be alert for Samsung published some official statement on the numbers of its gleaming flagship smartphone.