Apple sells 2M iPhone 5s in China in first 3 days

Apple sells 2M iPhone 5s in China in first 3 days

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Sonja S. Wong poses with a new Apple iPhone 5 outside the Apple Fifth Avenue flagship store on the first morning it went on sale on September 21, 2012 in New York City. Customers lined up for days to purchase the hotly anticipated device which went on sale nationwide today. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on December 17, 2012 at 10:18 AM

NEW YORK -- Apple is reporting sales of more than two million iPhone 5s in China during its first three days on the market.

iPhone 5, which launched in China on Friday, will be available in more than 100 countries by the end of December.

Apple Inc., based in Cupertino, Calif., began selling the new version of the phone in the United States on Sept. 21, and its shares hit an all-time high of $705.07. Since then, the stock has plunged about 28 percent.

Apple shares fell $9.79 to $500 in premarket trading Monday.

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