Finally Apple has broken its silence over the number of pre-orders placed for the newly launched iPhone 4S, and imagine what; the new iPhone has broken the record set by its predecessor iPhone 4.

iPhone 4S recorded over 1 million pre-orders in a single day breaking the record of 600,000 set by iPhone 4.

The first day pre-orders for iPhone 4S have been the most for any new product that Apple has ever launched and we are thrilled that customers love iPhone 4S as much as we do, said Philip Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing.

Apple iPhone 4S was launched for pre-orders last Friday and since then it never looked back. As of now, the 16 GB version is already sold out at all the five Web sites, Apple, Verizon, BestBuy, Sprint and AT&T.

The 32 and 64 GB versions are also sold out at four sites and are only available at Sprint.

Meanwhile, Apple Insider reported that after the company's decision to drop the prices of iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, sales of these two iPhones has also gone up.

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