“Apple’s (AAPL) most recent smartphone launch was its biggest ever by a wide margin,” Zach Epstein reports for BGR.

“Apple’s latest iPhone isn’t just a big deal to Apple fans, however — according to Mobile Future, a coalition of wireless companies and non-profit organizations, the iPhone 5 had a staggering impact on the U.S. economy in 2012,” Epstein reports. “Mobile Future’s ‘2012 Mobile Year in Review’ covers a number of impressive mobile feats… [including that] the iPhone 5, one single smartphone model that will have been available for just three months and nine days when 2012 comes to a close, is estimated to move the U.S. economy up by about $75 billion this year.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Note to Apple Inc. naysayers, AAPL stock fomenters, pretend iPhone settlers, fake Mac sufferers, and other assorted riffraff:

And don’t you forget it.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Dan K.”, and “James P.” for the heads up.]

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