iPhone 5 matches monthlong sales figures for 4S in just 3 days
More data rolling in attests to a blockbuster start for Apple’s iPhone 5. The latest evidence: A new report from ComScore, which finds that the first three days of iPhone 5 preorders equaled the earlier Apple record set by the iPhone 4S over the course of a month.
Everybody’s got a pet explanation for why the iPhone 5 is selling like hotcakes, and ComScore’s boils down to this:
There are more people in the market for a smartphone than ever before.
There’s also a “substantial group” of holdouts who waited for the iPhone 5. Though Q2 handset sales usually pick up,that wasn’t the case this…