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Apple iPhone 4S Had Over One Million Pre-Orders in First Day

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The tech company said they were "blown away with the incredible customer response."

Within 24 hours of becoming available, Apple's latest iPhone, the 4S surpassed the one million mark in pre-orders, the company said Monday. 

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"We are blown away with the incredible customer response to iPhone 4S,” Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, Philip Schiller said in a statement Monday. “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.”

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The company's earlier version, the iPhone 4, previously held the record with 600,000 pre-orders in a single day. 

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This news comes just days after Apple's co-founder, Steve Jobs died from a long battle with pancreatic cancer Oct. 5. 

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The iPhone 4S, boasts 200 new features, and a cloud integration system. It will be available in stores Friday, October 14 for $199 (or $299 for the 16 GB model).