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17 January 2018 15:05 (South Africa)

iPhone 4 sells 600,000 units on first day of pre-orders

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The iPhone 4 looks set to sell more units than either previous models of the phone or the iPad. Apple shares rose 3 percent on Wednesday on strong demand for the new iPhone. However, sales were temporarily stopped as online systems were unable to cope with the massive demand. The device will go on sale in stores on June 24, and phones ordered on the Internet will be shipped on July 14.  Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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