In the official press release, Apple has today revealed that it has sold over 9 million units of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in just three days after the launch on September 20. The company, however hasn’t provided the separate sales figures of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, but speculations are rife that cheaper iPhone 5C sale in emerging markets has played a great role to reach this feat.

Apple iPhone 5S

Apple iPhone 5S

Both the devices were launched on September 20 in multiple countries including including, US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and UK. Demand for the iPhone 5S has exceeded the initial supply, and many online orders are pushed to next month, says the company.

The 9 million units sale of new iPhone 5S and 5C is a new record for the company. According to the company, last year it had sold only 5 million units of iPhone 5 in 3 days, after 2 million pre-orders after 24 hours.

Originally announced on September 10 globally, the new iPhone 5S packs 4-inch retina display, latest iOS 7, A7 64-bit processor, 1440 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor, 8MP rear iSight camera,and 1.2MP front camera.

On the other hand, iPhone 5C also features 4-inch retina display and iOS 7 operating system, but unlike iPhone 5S it packs 1.3GHz dual core Apple A6 processor. The remaining internals are similar to iPhone 5S. It is available in several elegant colours including blue, green, pink, yellow and white.