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Apple sells five million iPhone 5 handsets in opening weekend

Worldwide sales of the iPhone 5 have topped five million in the first three days since release, a million more than the 4S did in over the same period. According to the manufacturer demand for the device has meant some direct customer pre-orders will not be shipped until October. Apple CEO Tim Cook said: “While we have sold out of our initial supply, stores continue to receive iPhone 5 shipments regularly and customers can continue to order online and receive an estimated delivery date. We appreciate everyone’s patience.”

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Apple announce iPhone 4S

Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook announced the launch of its new iPhone 4S, at this evening’s ‘let’s talk iPhone’ conference at Apple’sCupertino campus. Whilst the new version looks much the same as the iPhone 4, Apple insist it is “all new” inside.

There will be 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions, in both black and white.

Features on the device include a dual core processor, an 8-megapixel camera and HD video capture. The battery has also been improved to offer 8 hours of talk time on 3G or 14 hours of 2G talk time.

The camera also includes an A5 chip which provides additional features such as face detection. The device will also include Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 5, which can also be downloaded to previous models, the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3GS.

Details on tariffs and price are expected in the next few days.

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