“Apple Inc. is poised to sell as many as 4 million units of its new iPhone 4S this weekend after customers around the world queued to buy one of the last products developed under Steve Jobs,” Adam Satariano and Sarah Gill report for Bloomberg.
“The device, available today in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the U.K., is projected to outperform last year’s introduction of the iPhone 4, which topped 1.7 million units in its first weekend,” Satariano and Gill report. “For the iPhone 4S, most estimates range from 2 million to 3 million and Yankee Group analyst Carl Howe predicts sales as high as 4 million.”
MacDailyNews Take: When Carl Howe speaks about Apple, we listen.
Satariano and Gill report, “‘It’s going to easily outpace any previous launch,’ said Charlie Wolf, an analyst at Needham & Co. in New York. It helps that the iPhone is available on the three largest U.S. carriers for the first time, which will bring in new buyers, he said… ‘They are going to sell out,’ said Yankee Group’s Howe, who is based in Boston.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]