“The Touch ID-enabled iPhone 5s and new, colorful iPhone 5c took first and second place, respectively, for AT&T and Sprint but the iPhone 5c was pushed down one notch by Samsung’s Galaxy S4 at Verizon and T-Mobile retailers,” Cole reports. “The new iPhones vaulted Apple back atop the leader board as the top-selling smartphone vendor in the United States in September, a position held by Samsung for the preceding three months. Helping the company along were reportedly healthy sales of the three-year-old iPhone 4S, which customers can get for free on a two-year contract.”
MacDailyNews Note: iPhone 4S was released on October 14, 2011. That’s nearly two years ago, not three.
Cole reports, “Canaccord notes that their research showed ‘very strong initial sales and back orders for the iPhone 5s and strong iPhone 5c sales’ in both the U.S. and international markets.”
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MacDailyNews Take: A smart psychiatrist would open an office right next to a carrier store for those poor souls who slink out with a Samsung Galaxy phone instead of a real iPhone. An optometrist would do well, too — as would a dollar store, check cashing outfit, and a kiosk selling boxed sets of Hee Haw on VHS.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]