Apple: iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Break Record

Apple (AAPL) says first-day pre-orders of the iPhone 4S topped 1 million, breaking the record set by last year's model.

Apple Inc. and various phone companies started taking orders for the phone last Friday. It hits stores this Friday.

First-day orders for the iPhone 4 were 600,000 when it launched last year. It was then sold in the U.S. only by AT&T Inc. The iPhone 4S is also sold by Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel Corp.

The base model of the iPhone 4S costs $200 with a two-year contract. It has a faster processor and an improved camera compared to last year's model.

Apple shares rose $9, or 2.4 percent, to $378.80 in premarket trading Monday.

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@jack1240 Nothing is made in the US anymore. I don't know what the average consumer can do about it.

October 10 2011 at 8:50 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Apple, IPOD, IPAD, etc.....100% of ALL Apple products are manufactured OUTSIDE the United States of America!
WE can do WITHOUT this company until they more there manufacturing back to American soil and use American employees!

October 10 2011 at 8:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

To LL and Larry.....dorks !!!!!!!!

October 10 2011 at 8:01 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply