“Apple Inc. said pre-orders of its iPhone 5 topped 2 million units in one day, more than double the sales record set by the previous model of the device,” Ryan Faughnder reports for Bloomberg.

“Because demand for the iPhone 5 exceeds the initial supply, some pre-orders will be delivered to customers in October, rather than September as previously planned, Cupertino, California-based Apple said today in a statement,” Faughnder reports. “Most orders will be delivered on Sept. 21, Apple said.”

“‘Clearly it’s a blowout,’ said Brian White, an analyst at Topeka Capital Markets in New York,” Faughnder reports. “White said he had anticipated sales of 1.3 million to 1.5 million units.”

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