The company behind the most popular handset in the history of mobile communications is at it again. Yes, if you’ve somehow managed to avoid the hype engulfing the tech world over the last couple of weeks, then it will be news to you that Apple has launched their latest iPhone upgrade, the iPhone 5.
21st September, easily the most anticipated handset of the year finally hit stores across the globe. And if the frenzy surrounding the release at the flagship Apple store in Regent Street was anything to go by the numbers for the iPhone 5 broke all previous records.
Apple confirmed that more than two million pre-orders had been placed for the iPhone 5 within the first 24 hours of opening their order books, smashing the previous mark of one million set by the 4S model. Carphone Warehouse also said that it has taken more than four times the number of pre-orders for the iPhone 5 than it had have for any other handset in their 23-year history. This goes some way to showing how hungry the world is for the iPhone 5.
Whether the hype of the new release has made you prematurely tired of your recently acquired 4S or you have been holding out for the 6th generation handset, Carphone Warehouse is the only retailer that can connect and upgrade customers on all the major networks; O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone. And with prices on the 16GB model starting at a wallet-friendly £0, customers can get the handset and the tariff to suit them.
Apple sold 5 million units as at last Monday and with projected sales for the last three months of the year standing at 50 million; this could be the hottest piece of gadgetry the world has ever seen.
If you can’t stand to be left behind in the tech-stakes or just need a new handset that can organize your life on the go, then you need to act fast as the handsets are being snapped up by the second.
You may have missed the first boat – reserved for the most ardent of Apple fans –but if you get you order in from Carphone Warehouse now, you can expect delivery of your very own iPhone 5 within four working days.