Despite Apple’s silence, iPhone 5c preorders reportedly top iPhone 5
Apple remained silent after its new iPhone 5c went on sale this past Friday, deciding to deviate from years past and keep preorder figures private. The silence, coupled with the fact that sellouts were scarce, led investors to believe demand is lighter than expected and Apple’s share price took a hit as a result. We won’t know any hard numbers unless Apple announces them but according to one industry watcher, iPhone 5c preorders were actually quite impressive. Citi Research analyst Glen Yeung said Monday night in a note to investors that pre-sales of Apple’s new iPhone 5c likely came in at around 2.2 million units during the phone’s first 24 hours of preorder availability, CNET reported. That figure would mean
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