iPhone 12 orders exceed pre-sales quota in less than 1 hour in Taiwan

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Certain Taiwaniness telecom operators began taking pre-orders for the new iPhone 12 on October 14th, one day after they were announced by Apple. DigiTimes reports that iPhone 12 pre-sales estimates sold out in less than an hour, per the report:

Telecom operators, including Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and Taiwan Mobile, all began taking pre-orders on October 14, with CHT saying it sold out its pre-sales quota within 45 minutes.

Out of the pre-orders, 65% were for the iPhone 12, lining up with Ming-Chi Kuo’s prediction that the 6.1-inch model will sell the most. FET or Far EasTone Telecommunications said that the pre-orders for the new iPhones were 3x times higher than the pre-orders for the iPhone 11 from last year.

The iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro will begin pre-orders on Friday, October 16th with shipments taking place on October 23rd. As for the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max, pre-orders will start on November 6th, with shipments taking place on November 13th. You can learn more about the new iPhones here.

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