Apple sells record 13 million new iPhones

It was a good weekend for Apple. The company said it sold a whopping 13 million new iPhones in just three days.

This blows its previous record out of the water. Last year, Apple sold 10 million units in the first weekend.

"Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple's history," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO in a statement. "Customers' feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos."

The new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus feature a different touch screen that is able to sense how long and hard someone is pressing. They also have a stronger aluminum body, faster and more efficient processor, as well as higher resolution cameras.

The company will open up sales for the new phone in 40 more countries on Friday, October 9.

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