Apple sells 9 million new iPhones, setting record

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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.