iPhone 7 breaks records: Pre-orders jump 375 percent
The added that pre-orders from Friday through Monday were up nearly 4x compared to the next most popular iPhone – and Friday set a single day sales record for any smartphone ever in T-Mobile U.S. history.
Sprint, the fourth-largest U.S. carrier, Sprint reported that pre-orders of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at the company are up more than 375 percent in the first three days over last year.
The iPhone 7 will be shipping for nine days during the September quarter, which compares to only 2 days of shipments in the September 2015 quarter. The news has pushed shares of Apple up 2.5% to $108.11. ■