Apple: Three Days = 1.7 million iPhone 4s Sold

It appears our editor Anthony N. wasn’t the only one waiting in line at to the get the new iPhone 4. Over a three day period, from Thursday through Saturday, Apple sold 1.7 million  iPhones. By comparison, the 3Gs sold 1 million handsets over the weekend when it came out last year, which the iPhone 4 literally blew it out of the water. The iPhone 4 was sold in 5 countries this year which is fewer than the iPhone 3GS launch last year. The 1.7 million is not US sales. The iPhone 4 was sold in 4 other countries and on more than 4 other carriers. The U.S. is the only country where the iPhone is locked down to only one carrier. In the United Kingdom alone, the iPhone 4 is on sale on Orange, Vodafone, and O2. AT&T has not yet released any specific numbers for their sales yet.

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