Five million iPhone 5 devices sold

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Technology enthusiasts may be interested to know that Apple announced on Monday (September 24) that it has sold over five million of its latest iPhone 5 devices.

These sales were recorded just three days after the iPhone's launch, according to Apple.

Apple previously reported that pre-orders for the latest device surpassed two million in the first day of its release.

This may be a good time to compare phone plans to see whether you can get a better deal.

If you are considering purchasing a new phone you may want to do some in-depth research to see if the iPhone 5 is going to suit your needs.

The iPhone 5 has been described as the "thinnest, lightest iPhone ever" on the company website.

Potentially you may be able to buy a new iPhone 5 with the money you save by switching your current phone plan.  

The iPhone 5 is currently available in Australia, US, France, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

The latest addition to the Apple family is due to be available in 22 more countries on Friday (September 28) and more than a 100 countries by the end of this year.

Posted by Eve Gillespie