iPhone 5 sales exceed five million after first weekend of availability, more 100 million devices updated to iOS 6

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Unsurprisingly, Apple’s iPhone 5 had a massive first weekend — the company is reporting sales in excess of five million devices over the first weekend of retail availability. That comes a week after Apple announced that two million customers pre-ordered the device after it became available online on September 14th. The iPhone 4S sold four million devices over its first weekend of availability last October, so the iPhone 5 continues to be a record-setting device for Apple. However, it’s worth noting that the iPhone 5 went on sale in a total of nine countries, two more than the iPhone 4S did last year. With first weekend pre-orders for the iPhone 5 coming in at twice what the iPhone 4S did, there’s a chance that sales of Apple’s latest…

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