Apple has sold more than five million iPhone 5 handsets since the new device went on sale on Friday.
The company said that demand for the new smartphone outstripped initial supply, beating the opening weekend for the iPhone 4S last year by one million units.
While most customers who pre-ordered the handset have recieved the new thinner, lighter phones, many are due to be shipped in October, Apple said.
Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the theft of 252 Apple iPhone 5 smartphones from the London store where he works.
Aussie Todd Foot is the first person in the world to buy the first iPhone5.
Apple users' have reacted angrily to inaccuracies and mistakes within the corporation's new map locating software.