iPhone 5 could hit 6 million in sales over launch weekend, says analyst
The new iPhone 5.
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Can Apple beat its previous record for opening weekend iPhone sales? Analyst Horace Dediu thinks so.
Stirring around some facts and figures, the Asymco analyst projects first-weekend iPhone 5 sales as high as 6 million. In contrast, the iPhone 4S saw sales of 4 million in its first three days, the iPhone 4 saw sales of 1.7 million, and the iPhone 3GS sales of around 1 million.
Unveiled yesterday and reaching consumers September 21, the iPhone 5 will likely attract more upgraders than new buyers over the initial weekend, according to…