iPhone 3G S

Steve Jobs: Apple sold over 1 million new iPhones

June 22, 2009: 9:08 AM ET

iPhone 3GS launch 2It's hard to know which is more significant: Apple's (AAPL) announcement that it sold more than 1 million units of the new iPhone 3GS last weekend -- easily exceeding analysts' estimates  -- or the fact that the news was accompanied by a quote from CEO Steve Jobs, his first since Apple's Jan. 21 quarterly earnings results.

"Customers are voting and the iPhone is winning," said Jobs. "With over 50,000 applications available from Apple's revolutionary App Store, iPhone momentum is stronger than ever."

The same press release announced that six million copies of iPhone 3.0 were downloaded in the first five days after its release last Wednesday.

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