Apple Flash: 270,000 iPhones in 2 Days

Apple said it sold 270,000 iPhones in the last two days of June. That compares to 146,000 iPhones that AT&T said it activated in the same period. Some of the gap came from delays in AT&T’s activation system. And some of it may simply be that people were happy to simply enjoy the sleek look of their new phones for a spell before desiring to make calls.

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