LOS ANGELES — Apple announced Monday that it has sold 9 million new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C units since Friday, shattering a record set last year.
Apple sold 5 million units of the iPhone 5 during the first weekend of September 2012.
This was the first year the new iPhones were also available the same weekend in China. The iPhone 5 did not go on sale in China until December 2012, when it sold 2 million units during its first weekend.
The company also announced that 200 million iOS devices have upgraded to the new iOS 7 operating system. Apple says that’s the fastest software upgrade in history.